About Davis & Hoss, PC

Chattanooga Criminal Defense Lawyers with Decades of Experience

With more than 25 combined years in practice - including former prosecution experience - our legal team at Davis & Hoss, PC is prepared to help you defend your rights and your freedom successfully in or out of a court of law. Are you facing criminal charges? Consult a knowledgeable and straight-talking Chattanooga criminal defense lawyer from our team. From the initial investigation with federal or state investigators and agents through the court process from arraignment to jury trial, we know just how to protect your interests.

Although our law office is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, our work has taken us across the country and even around the world. We have tried nearly 200 jury trials in a staggering number of jurisdictions. Not many law firms are able to offer a level of experience this broad and varied. We believe that our background gives us a unique perspective and the kind of rubber-meets-the-road ability that lets us represent our clients' interests with strength and effectiveness.

Our Attorneys

Lee Davis has been practicing law since 1986. Since that time, he has served as a prosecutor, private attorney, special judge, and adjunct professor of criminal and constitutional law at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and trial practice at the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville. As the first attorney in the U.S. to use mitochondrial DNA as evidence in a criminal law case, Attorney Davis has always been at the forefront of the industry for his respected legal ability and thorough familiarity with the law. Attorney Davis received his B.A. in 1983 from Elizabethtown College, PA and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 1986. He founded Davis & Hoss, PC in 1998.

Bryan Hoss graduated from Denison University in Granville, Ohio in 1997 with two degrees: a B.A. in English and another in history. After working for the Hamilton County District Attorney's Office for a year, he earned his J.D. at the University of Memphis, where he earned the award of merit for outstanding trial advocacy at the National Trial Competition in 2001 and the Professor Joe A. Moore Award for outstanding achievement emphasizing oral advocacy. He joined the firm in 2001 and has helped defend hundreds of clients facing serious criminal charges. Attorney Hoss has been lead counsel in federal courts throughout Tennessee, New York, and Georgia, and teaches criminal law as an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Stevie Phillips earned her J.D. in 2008 from the University Of Tennessee College Of Law while graduating with honors. In law school, she held the position of the Editor in Chief of the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy. She also gained experience in criminal defense cases as a prosecutorial extern in the District Attorney General's office. Attorney Phillips was a clerk at the Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Holder after she graduated. She then clerked for Honorable Bernice Donald and assisted her with cases. Through experience, she has abundant knowledge of laws regarding criminal defense and employment discrimination. Attorney Phillips is licensed to practice law in both Tennessee and California. She is barred in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals as well as in the U.S. District Court for both the Eastern and Western Districts in TN. She also brings a working proficiency in Spanish to the firm through her B.A. in Spanish and her work experience through Central America.

Our Staff

Allison Laster is the office manager at Davis & Hoss. She is responsible for federal and state criminal cases and supervises staff, support, and investigators. Allison is the contact for everything from court dates to case preparation. She is knowledgeable about court procedures and is familiar with the judges and prosecutors we work with on a daily basis. Allison supports the office's efforts in federal criminal defense and in the preparation of cases including DUI's in Tennessee and Georgia. Allison graduated suma cum laude with a BA in Political Science from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. Originally from the Atlanta area she moved to Chattanooga in 2003. Allison has years of experience in the law--particulary criminal law and the courts we serve. Allison is married to Andrew Laster and they reside in Hamilton County. She plans to attend law school in the near future. Allison enjoys kickboxing, running, traveling, and spending time with friends.

Holli (Hubbard) DeAntonio is the Civil Paralegal at Davis & Hoss. She supports and assists with all civil cases, including personal injury, divorce, employment, and Fraternal Order of Police and Police Benevolent Association cases among others. Holli, a Rhea County native, attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga from 1995 through 2001, where she received both her Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education-Spanish in 1999 and her Master's in Criminal Justice in 2001. Holli was a member of the Chi Omega sorority while attending UTC. Upon receiving her Master's Degree, Holli moved to Clarksville, TN to work for the Department of Defense as a Special Agent conducting background investigations. In 2002, she moved to the Washington, DC area to work for the Department of the Army as a civilian, where she conducted physical surveillance, intelligence investigations, polygraph examinations and did two tours in Iraq. In 2011, she decided to move back to east Tennessee and brought her husband, a Pennsylvania native, with her. Holli is married to Mike and they reside in Hamilton County. They have a black lab mix, Crosby, who they love to spend time with. She also enjoys watching football, hockey, and baseball, traveling, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Commitment to Community Involvement in Hamilton County

Both Lee Davis and Bryan Hoss are committed to serving the community where we live and base our law practice. Here in Chattanooga, we are proud to partner with a number of incredible organizations that serve Tennessee families in real, beneficial ways every day. One such organization, the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Chattanooga, offers a home away from home for families of children who are critically ill or injured. This amazing non-profit also supports a variety of programs designed to help children advance in health, education, and well-being. At Davis & Hoss, PC, we believe in giving back to the community that has given so much to us, which is why our attorneys and paralegals have dedicated much of their time and energy to various charitable efforts such as RMHC, the Chattanooga Boys Choir, ArtsBuild, Signal Mountain 10K Pie Run, and more.

Facing charges in Chattanooga, TN? We can defend your rights.

We are proud to represent clients who are facing a wide variety of charges in federal and state courts. We believe in holding to the central principle that our criminal justice system relies upon in the United States of America: that each person is innocent until proven guilty. No matter what you have been accused of, we are prepared to offer you strong and capable legal counsel and proven courtroom advocacy.

You deserve tenacious, ethical representation, so let us stand in your corner and protect your rights. With our years of experience as trial attorneys, you can rest assured that we have what it takes to protect your interests. Call Davis & Hoss, PC today for the defense you need. We offer free case evaluations, learn how our Chattanooga criminal defense attorneys are ready to fight for you.

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Davis & Hoss, PC - Chattanooga Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at:
508 East 5th Street,
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone: (423) 825-9747
Local Phone: (423) 266-0605
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