Richard_DumasRick Dumas has practiced criminal law in Nashville for nearly 2 decades.  He began his practice as an attorney in the Davidson County Office of the District Attorney (D.A.’s office).  In the D.A.’s office he gained experience prosecuting all types of crimes, including

  • all felonies and misdemeanors,
  • DUI’s,
  • assaults,
  • drug possession,
  • thefts, and
  • traffic stops. 

After learning to handle cases from the prosecution side, he started his own law practice, The Dumas Law Office.  The practice is devoted solely to criminal defense.  That means that he does not handle divorces, personal injury cases, bankruptcies, and other non-criminal cases.  The full energy and focus of his practice is aimed at defending those accused of a crime in Tennessee, and he has successfully defended thousands of cases.

Mr. Dumas' education began at The University of Alabama, where he completed his undergraduate work.  Following his education at Alabama, he attended The University of Mississippi School of Law, where he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence.  Beyond his formal education, he routinely attends seminars throughout the state to keep abreast of the changes that occur in the law every year.  In addition, he has spoken at universities about the practice of law in Tennessee.
Nashville_DUIMr. Dumas' aim is to provide top legal representation to those charged with a crime in Tennessee for a reasonable price.  He has spent years building relationships with Davidson County judges, prosecutors and police officers.  Because of these key relationships, along with his experience and knowledge of the law, he is able to provide top notch representation at a fair price.  Contact him today to set up a free consultation concerning the specifics of your case at
(615) 519-1174
[email protected]