Patrick McNally

Patrick McNally

Partner
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee
Phone:
615-986-3362
Fax:
615-635-0018
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Parole Applications
  • Post-Conviction
  • Personal Injury Law

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • Tennessee, 1982
  • Kentucky, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2013

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1977
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History
  • National Criminal Defense College - 1985

Published Works

  • Plea wraps up Captain D's Case, The Tennessean, 27 January, 2005
  • Doctor Accused of Procuring One of Deadliest Poisons, The Tennessean, 1996
  • Brother of Sheriff Pleads not Guilty, The Tennessean, 8 April, 2006
  • Mother faces trial in child’s drug death, The Tennessean, 7 January, 2011
  • Witnesses: We lied in '92 East Nashville murder case, The Tennessean, 13 May, 2014

Classes/Seminars

  • When is a Criminal Defense Lawyer An Immigration Lawyer? When the U.S. Supreme Court Released: Padilla v. Commonwealth of Kentucky., Federal Bar Association Immigration Section & Mid-South Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Keeping Your White Collar Clear-Protecting Client Confidential in the Digital Era, Tennessee Bar Association
  • The Impact of the Padilla Decisions for Tennessee General Sessions Courts, Tennessee Administration of the Courts
  • Implementing the Amendment to Tenn. R. Crim P., Rule 11: The Padilla Fallout., Tennessee Bar Association
  • Boating Under the Influence, Tennessee Bar University
  • Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense, Tennessee Bar University
  • Effective Opening Statements, The Attorney's Master Key to Courtroom Victory, Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • The Practice of Criminal Law-Defense Perspective, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Effective DUI Representation in Tennessee, National Business Institute
  • Bridging the Gap-Mitigation in a Death Penalty Case, Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Honors and Awards

  • Assistance of Counsel Award, Nashville Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers, DUI/DWI Defense, 2009 - 2014
  • Super Lawyers, Selected as Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2014
  • AV Preeminent rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 1991 - 2014
  • U.S. News First-Tier Ranking, Best Law Firm, White Collar & Non-White Collar Criminal Defense, 2010 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nashville Bar Association, NBA Criminal Law & Criminal Justice Committee, Member, 1991 - Present
  • Nashville Bar Association, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice Committee, Chairperson, 2001 - Present
  • Nashville Bar Association, Member NBA Federal Courts Committee, 2010 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, TBA Access to Justice Committee, 2010 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Criminal Justice Executive Committee, 2008 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Criminal Justice Executive Committee, 1997 - 1999
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Chairperson, 2000 - 2001
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Foundation
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President, 1996 - Present
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President-Elect, 1995 - Present
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Treasurer, 1993 - 1994
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 1990 - Present
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 1996 - Present
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2003 - 2004
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2011 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, Department of Public Advocacy
  • Kentucky, Assistant Public Advocate, 1982 - 1983
  • Kentucky, Senior Assistant Public Advocate, 1983 - 1984
  • Regional Public Advocate's Office, Hazard, Kentucky, Director, 1984 - 1986
  • Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office for Nashville, Tennessee
  • Nashville, Tennessee, Senior Assistant Public Defender, 1986 - 1991
  • Hollins, Wagster & Yarbrough, P.C., 1991 - 2009

Pro Bono Activities

  • Tennessee Board of Law Examiners, District Investigator, 1993 - 2002
  • Reconcilation Ministries, Board of Directors, 1990 - 1994
  • Reconcilation Ministries, Board of Directors, President of Board, 1995 - Present
  • T.B.A. Access to Justice Committee, 2011 - Present
  • Mayor' Domestic Violence Task Force, 2012 - 2013
  • Metropolitan Government Transportation and Licensing Commission, 2013 - Present
  • Diabetes Self Management Education Annual Program Review

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Sigma