Andrew Varney

DUI Defense | Criminal Defense

Andrew Varney

Attorney at Law

Andrew Varney was born and raised in Harlan, Kentucky. Mr. Varney moved with his family to Morristown, Tennessee and graduated from Morristown-Hamblen West High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a concentration in Law & Courts from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. After his undergraduate degree, Mr. Varney attended Lincoln Memorial University, Duncan School of Law in which he graduated magna cum laude in 2022. He was the recipient of multiple CALI Excellence for the Future Awards during his time in law school.

Mr. Varney joined the Garza Law Firm in the summer of 2021 as a law clerk and has been with the firm ever since. At Garza Law, Mr. Varney has spent extensive time working on a wide variety of criminal defense cases. Upon passing the Tennessee bar in 2022, Mr. Varney has concentrated his practice in the area of criminal defense.  

In his spare time, Mr. Varney enjoys hanging out with his family, watching Tennessee Volunteers sporting events, hiking throughout East Tennessee, and playing golf.


University of Tennessee – Knoxville, B.A., Political Science, 2019

Lincoln Memorial University, Duncan School of Law, J.D., 2022

 Court Admissions

 Tennessee, 2022

 Kentucky, 2024

United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2023

United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee (pending)

Professional Bar Associations & Memberships

Knoxville Bar Association

Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys