While Bryan Hoss concentrates his practice in the areas of federal criminal defense in Tennessee & Georgia and state court criminal cases in Tennessee and Georgia. Bryan appears frequently in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnatti, Ohio for our appellate clients.
Mr. Hoss also represents civil clients including those who have been seriously injured or wrongfully terminated from their job. Whether an injury is from a car wreck, a trucking accident or e-coli poisoning, or whether the client has been retaliated or discriminated against based upon their age, sex or gender, Mr. Hoss has the experience and skills to bring about a successful resolution to any civil claim.
Mr. Hoss also represents law enforcement officers of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Police Benevolent Association who have been either disciplined by their Department or find themselves named as a Defendant in a civil rights case. Over the last ten (10) years, you will find that Mr. Hoss has been dispatched to multiple shooting scenes and has successfully defended those police officers who were defending the good citizens of Hamilton County.
Any good trial lawyer must have experience on the appellate level. Mr. Hoss routinely represents clients in both civil and criminal cases pending appeal before the Tennessee Court of Appeals, the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He has routinely argued cases on behalf of his clients and has the experience to prepare your case for any appeal.
Prior to law school, Mr. Hoss worked in the Hamilton County District Attorney’s office assisting various prosecutors with major felony cases. He worked on over a dozen homicide trials in the Hamilton County courts including the infamous Signal Mountain Murder case. After graduating with a law degree from the University of Memphis, he joined Davis & Wallace, P.C. in 2001. Within a few short months, Mr. Hoss tried jury trials in both Hamilton County Criminal Court and in the United States District Court in Chattanooga. And, he has been trying cases ever since. Bryan Hoss has represented hundreds of individuals charged with criminal offenses in Tennessee, Georgia and across the Southeast. He has been lead counsel in Federal Courts across Tennessee, Georgia and New York. He has tried cases in all of those courts including a multi-week jury trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Hoss is a partner of Davis & Hoss, P.C. He is currently licensed in Tennessee, Georgia as well as Federal Courts across Tennessee and Georgia.
After attending The McCallie School, Mr. Hoss graduated in 1997 from Denison University in Granville, Ohio with two degrees, a B.A. in English and a B.A. in History. After taking a year off to work in the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office, he received his J.D. from the University of Memphis. Mr. Hoss teaches Criminal Law as an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Honors and Awards:
While at the University of Memphis, Mr. Hoss received the award of Merit for Outstanding Trial Advocacy at the National Trial Competition in 2001. He also received the Professor Joe A. Moore Award for his outstanding achievements emphasizing oral advocacy and was a member of the Moot Court Board. Presently, Mr. Hoss is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Bryan Hoss was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He lives on Signal Mountain with his two daughters and aging Labrador Retriever, Beal, who sometimes visits the office.