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To be considered for post-conviction relief for a state or federal felony conviction, you will need to meet a very specific set of criteria. Many criminal defense attorneys will not work in this area of the law because of the amount of experience and specialized knowledge required to be effective.

If you have been convicted of a felony offense in Tennessee or western Kentucky (including accepting a plea agreement) and are seeking professional legal help for parole, a commutation of your sentence or a pardon, call my office at Weatherly, McNally & Dixon, P.L.C., in Nashville. I have been practicing in the area of state and federal criminal law for more than 30 years. As a founding partner at the firm, I work almost exclusively in the area of criminal defense and post-conviction services.

I offer a full range of post-conviction services, including:

  • Parole: If you have fulfilled the terms of your prison sentence and are eligible for parole, get aggressive legal help to move your petition through the system efficiently and effectively.
  • Sentence commutations: Under certain circumstances, it is possible to have your prison sentence shortened. Unlike a pardon, a commutation does not remove the conviction from your record and you will likely be required to complete a reduced portion of your sentence.
  • Pardons: The President of the United States has the authority to pardon any person convicted of a federal felony crime. The governor has the authority to pardon anyone convicted of a felony offense. Securing a pardon requires a lawyer with experience handling in-depth investigations of evidence, as well as persuasive writing and clear presentation of the facts.


In addition, I have extensive experience in state and federal criminal appellate law in state and federal courts throughout Tennessee and western Kentucky.

Call An Experienced Nashville Parole, Commutation And Pardons Attorney

My office hours are generally 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but do not hesitate to call anytime to leave a message if I am not available. Call my toll-free number 800-785-9546, or use the convenient email contact form to request an initial free consultation. If your circumstances do not allow you to come to my office in Nashville, I can meet with you at your location.