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G. Kerry Haymaker : Attorney David R. Heroux

G. Kerry Haymaker

Attorney at Law
Haymaker@TennesseeDefense.com

G. Kerry Haymaker is a founding member of the law firm of Haymaker & Heroux and has extensive courtroom and trial experience, having handled cases and trials in Courts in counties all over Tennessee as well as Federal Court. He has represented literally hundreds of defendants in felony and misdemeanor cases.

Mr. Haymaker’s practice is almost exclusively criminal. He regularly attends training seminars related to criminal representation. He has a particular interest in defending clients in cases where the State is seeking the death penalty as well as Federal cases.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Haymaker is a member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers where he serves on the Legislative Committee. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Nashville Bar Association.

Court Admissions

Mr. Haymaker is admitted to all State Courts in Tennessee as well as the Federal District Courts for the Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee. He is also admitted to the Federal Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as well as the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Haymaker has represented criminal defendants since the beginning of his practice and has never been a prosecutor.

Education

  • Juris Doctor – University of Memphis, Memphis, TN – 1997
  • Bachelor of Science – Belmont University, Nashville, TN – 1988

Continuing Education

  1. The New Ethics Rules, A Comprehensive Tour – Part 2
  2. 2003 Intro to Criminal Defense
  3. Lunch and Learn: Movin’ On Up! The Courthouse Transition and More to Metro Center-What You Need to Know
  4. Communicating with Clients with Substance Use Disorders
  5. Death Penalty College 2003
  6. Making the Case for Life VI “Mitigation Investigation and Jury Selection in Capital Cases”
  7. TACDL’s 2003 Trial College
  8. CJA Panel Seminar 2003
  9. The Legal and Ethical Implications of the “Waiver of Voluntariness” Provision in Plea Agreements-and-Significant Changes in Tennessee’s Ethical Rules.
  10. Practice before the Federal District Court in the Middle District of Tennessee
  11. Ethical Consideration 102
  12. Ethical Consideration 101
  13. TACDL’s 32nd Annual Meeting & Advanced Trial Skills CLE Seminar “Distilled & Undiluted – 180 Proof: Power Advocacy”
  14. TACDL’s 32nd Annual Meeting & Advanced Trial Skills CLE Seminar “Distilled & Undiluted – 180 Proof: Power Advocacy” II
  15. Making the Case for Life VIII: Mitigation and Jury Selection in Capital Cases
  16. Sentencing & Mental Health Issues in the Post-Booker World, CJA Panel Seminar

David R. Heroux

Attorney at Law
Heroux@TennesseeDefense.com

David R. Heroux is a founding member of the law firm of Haymaker & Heroux. Mr. Heroux has extensive courtroom and trial experience, having handled cases in the Federal and State Courts through out the State of Tennessee. In both the trial and appellate Courts in Federal and State cases, Mr. Heroux has represented and protected the rights of hundreds of citizens charged with crimes.

Mr. Heroux’s law practice is almost exclusively focused on criminal defense. He regularly attends training seminars related to defending persons accused of criminal violations.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Heroux is a member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also a member of the Nashville Bar Association.

Court Admissions

Mr. Heroux is admitted to practice before all of the Courts of the State of Tennessee.  He has also been admitted to practice before the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, the Federal Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

Bar Admissions

State of Tennessee
Commonwealth of Virginia

Education

  • Masters of Law
    Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.-2000;
  • Juris Doctor Cum Laude
    Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, OK-1997;
  • Bachelor of Science Suma Cum Laude
    Rhode Island College, Providence, RI – 1994.

Continuing Education

  1. 2003 Intro to Criminal Defense
  2. Lunch and Learn: Movin’ On Up! The Courthouse Transition and Move to Metro Center – What You Need to Know!
  3. Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure & US Sentencing Guidelines Update
  4. Communicating with Clients with Substance Use Disorders
  5. 2003 US Supreme Court Update
  6. The Tennessee All-Stars: Learning from the Best!
  7. Making the Case for Life VI “Mitigation Investigation and Jury Selection in Capital Cases”
  8. TACDL’s 2003 Trial College
  9. CJA Panel Seminar 2003
  10. The Legal and Ethical Implications of the “Waiver of Voluntariness” Provision in Plea Agreements-and-Significant Changes in Tennessee’s Ethical Rules.
  11. Practice before the Federal District Court in the Middle District of Tennessee
  12. TACDL’s 32nd Annual Meeting & Advanced Trial Skills CLE Seminar “Distilled & Undiluted – 180 Proof: Power Advocacy” II
  13. Making the Case for Life VIII: Mitigation and Jury Selection in Capital Cases

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