- Rhodes College, BA
- University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, JD.
- Licensed to practice in Tennessee, 2004
- Admitted before the Supreme Court of Tennessee, November 2004
- Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of
Mr. Mitchell graduated from Rhodes College in 1993. After graduation Mr. Mitchell taught World History and World Geography at Germantown and Cordova High Schools. Mr. Mitchell attended law school at the University of Memphis and began practicing Criminal Law in 2004.
Mr. Mitchell vigorously represents clients in the Federal Courts of the Western District of Tennessee and the State Courts of Tennessee, and has criminal trial and appellate experience in both Federal and State Courts. Mr. Mitchell is also Capital (Death Penalty) qualified by the Supreme Court of Tennessee. Additionally, he now serves as an approved attorney under the Criminal Justice Act, appointed by the Federal Courts.
Mr. Mitchell’s practice areas include crimes such as murder, drug possession and distribution, aggravated robbery, rape and sex charges and white collar offenses. Mr. Mitchell serves as a Commissioner on the Shelby County Governmental Library Commission and is a member of the Memphis Bar Association, the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Mitchell has handled several high profile criminal cases and is well known for representing individuals from all walks of life. Mr. Mitchell is a successful negotiator and experienced trial lawyer.