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Garth Best

Garth Best

Best & Brock, PLLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • Tennessee
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Phil Spitalny January 2, 2024
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
10/10 in terms of service to his clients. He is someone I would trust when my life was on the line.
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Robert T. January 11, 2024
Garth has gone more than beyond expectations every single time. I have been a client of Garth Best for 10 Years. Every single time something big or small comes up Garth and his team never hesitate to make sure you get the best out come possible for your future. I have never met any lawyer that’s so passionate and really care about his client it dont matter if it 3am he will pick up and tell you the best thing for you to do right then and there i honestly look at him as a friend more than a lawyer cause no matter what he cares and want to see your future bright and the past left in the past he is a firm believer in 2nd 3rd 4th chances if it’s a will it’s a way . I will recommend him to anybody for any legal advice he live up to his last name cause he definitely the BEST!!
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Attorney R.Garth Best is a native of Cleveland, TN where he graduated from Bradley Central High School in 1998. He is an alumni from the prestigious Virginia Military Institute (Class of 2003). Upon graduation from VMI he received a degree in International Studies (B.A.) with a concentration in Middle Eastern Studies, as well as minors in Arabic and Business. During his studies at VMI, Mr. Best had the opportunity to study abroad in both Morocco and Egypt. His studies abroad concentrated on Arabic and Political Science while studying at the American University of Cairo. Upon graduation, Mr. Best came back to TN to work with his father in the jewelry business. After working in sales for about a year, Mr. Best made the decision to attend law school while he still worked full time with his father. During the second year of his studies at the Nashville School of Law, he decided to try an internship at the Public Defenders Office in Hamilton County, TN where he was granted a provisional license to practice law through their services by the Tennessee Supreme Court. After his internship had ended, and throughout the rest of his studies in law school, Mr. Best volunteered over 20 hours a week to indigent defense through the services of the Public Defenders Office. Mr. Best was also elected Vice President of the Honor Council of his law school in 2007 & 2008. By the time Mr. Best had graduated law school he had conducted preliminary hearings on Murder cases, defended violent offenders on probation violations, and had successfully negotiated over 200 cases. After attaining his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law 2008, he decided to go back to the "training grounds" of the public defenders offices where he was employed as an Assistant Public Defender until he went into private practice in 2010. Since Mr. Best has been in practice he has became a well respected member of the Chattanooga Legal Community. He has served as special judge on several o

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
White Collar Crime
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Federal Circuit
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  • Arabic: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Best Hayduk Brock, PLLC
- Current
Public Defender
State of Tennessee
Virginia Military Institute
B.A. (2008) | International Studies and Arabic
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Nashville School of Law
J.D. (2008) | Law
Activities: Honor Council
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Top 40 under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Top 10 under 40
National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Professional Associations
State Bar of Tennessee  # 027099
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National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Current
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National College of DUI Defense
- Current
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CJA Federal Panel
Attorney Member
- Current
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Tennessee Bar Association
- Current
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Articles & Publications
United States v. Fry
United State District Court (through Leagle)
Speaking Engagements
Federal Sentencing Pitfalls, Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga Criminal Defense Attorney Conference
Certificate of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
Ron Lloyd Enterprises
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Best Hayduk & Brock, PLLC
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Best Hayduk & Brock, PLLC
1257 Market St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Telephone: (423) 693-2378
Fax: (423) 424-0889
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