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J. Caleb Cassell

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Phone: (615) 475-7041

2021 Richard Jones Rd #160B
Nashville, Tennessee 37215

J. Caleb Cassell is licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee, has been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court of Middle Tennessee. He is a member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and serves as an Attorney Mentor in the Belmont University College of Law American Inns of Court.

A native of Tennessee, Caleb is a graduate of Belmont University College of Law. While attending law school, Caleb was a member of the Board of Advocates - Mock Trial Team, was a charter board member and served as the Executive Editor of Notes of the Belmont Criminal Law Journal, and served as a member of the Legal Aid Society. Caleb also worked in the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office where he managed an extensive caseload of homicides while successfully prosecuting cases in both General Sessions and Criminal Court on behalf of the State. Before attending law school, Caleb graduated from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Government and Philosophy.

After graduating from law school, Caleb clerked for the Criminal Circuit Court in Rutherford County where he wrote extensively on Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment violations and allegations. Now, as a criminal defense attorney, Caleb is an aggressive litigator with experience defending clients who have been charged with various felonies and misdemeanors; DUI; violation of probation; violation of order or protection and domestic violence; assault and sexual assault; criminal homicide; and those who need assistance with post-conviction relief.

His personal interests include travel, University of Tennessee Football, and spending time with his wife and their two dogs at home in Germantown in the heart of downtown Nashville.


J.D., Belmont University – College of Law

B.A., University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Philosophy | Political Science

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Tennessee
United States District Court – Middle District of Tennessee
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Nashville Bar Association (NBA)

Tennessee Bar Association (TBA)

Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (TACDL)

Belmont University – College of Law, American Inn of Court


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Client Reviews
I hired Jane to represent me in a civil contempt case. Jane is very professional and did her due diligence to ensure that I received the outcome I was looking for. I am currently a paralegal student at Nashville State Community College and have been learning a lot about the law and legal ethics, Jane is an excellent example of what the attorney-client relationship should be and represent. I would strongly recommend that if you need legal advise or need to obtain legal counsel that you call the Cassell Law Firm. Anthony
Thank you for everything you did for my case. This was a paid lesson learned. I am so happy to have this all behind me now. Again thank you from the bottom of my heart. Nicole
Caleb Cassell is smart, tenacious, and detail oriented. Very easy to talk to and I was given the impression that he really cares about people and his work, I would definitely recommend him! Jessica