Dominic Garduño

DUI Defense | Criminal Defense

Dominic Garduño

Attorney at Law

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

Court Admissions

 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