Dominic Allen Garduño was born and raised in Prescott, Arizona. Dominic double-majored during his undergraduate studies at Northern Arizona University and earned his bachelor’s degrees in American Political Studies as well as Criminology and Criminal Justice. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law in 2020.
During his time at the Duncan School of Law, Dominic led a primary focus on trial advocacy. Dominic served as the Executive President of LMU Law school’s Mock Trial organization where he was ultimately awarded Duncan School of Law’s Trial Advocacy Excellence Award for Best All-Around Advocate. During his studies, Dominic also served as a summer law clerk for the Honorable Charles A. Cerny, Jr.
Upon passing the Tennessee bar exam in 2020, Dominic joined the Garza Law Firm team where he is committed to serving his clients and building enduring relationships. At Garza Law, his practice includes DUI defense, United States LawShield representation, and other criminal defense matters.
In his free time, Dominic enjoys practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, fishing the Little Pigeon River, and watching minor league baseball games on summer evenings.
Northern Arizona University, B.S., American Political Studies, 2017; B.S., Criminology/Criminal Justice, 2017
Lincoln Memorial University – Duncan School of Law, J.D., 2020
Tennessee State Courts
Kentucky State Courts
United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Professional Bar Associations & Memberships
Knoxville Bar Association
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
Knoxville Latino Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Awards & Distinctions
Rising Star Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Knoxville, TN – Midsouth Region – Super Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association; Top 40 Under 40 (Criminal Defense)
Cityview Magazine, Top Attorney (DUI Defense)
Top 100 Magazine; Top 100 Lawyer