Davis & Hoss, PC Chattanooga, Tennessee 423-266-0605
If someone you know or a client of yours is facing a criminal investigation, criminal charges, or a serious civil case, Lee Davis and Bryan Hoss have the knowledge, practical experience, and skill to effectively represent this person.
Lee Davis and Bryan Hoss each have a record of success at trial in both state and federal court. With a home base in Chattanooga, Davis & Hoss has represented clients in Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, Kansas, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts and Virginia.
Together Lee Davis and Bryan Hoss have tried a vast number and variety of cases: from complex federal civil cases to white-collar financial cases, to state court homicide trials, to the defense of dui charges for their clients. Together Lee and Bryan pride themselves on the personal relationships they develop with clients and family on each case where Davis & Hoss is involved.
Davis & Hoss is serious representation for important cases.
Mr. Davis has been representing individuals in court since 1986. He has successfully represented clients in trial and appellate courts throughout the country and regularly tries cases before Tennessee state and federal court juries. Mr. Davis has represented clients in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Arkansas, Kansas, North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts and in one case a client in Cadiz, Spain. Representative cases have included such varied subjects as federal fraud and white-collar cases to innovative homicide cases. Mr. Davis was the first attorney in the United States to introduce mitochondrial DNA as evidence in State vs. Ware. Mr. Davis has tried more than one-hundred-fifty jury trials. He has been lead counsel in six death penalty cases. In 2009 Mr. Davis successfully defended a woman wrongfully accused of murder: this young woman faced the death penalty for triple murder. After a jury trial she was found not guilty and acquitted.
Mr. Davis has also represented hundreds of clients in court with charges that range from important DUI cases to first degree murder. As a prosecutor in Tennessee (1994-1998), Mr. Davis prosecuted serious felony cases including cold case homicide investigations and more than twenty first degree murder cases. Mr. Davis has also served as Special Prosecutor and sits as a Special Judge in criminal proceedings in Tennessee (1998-2011).
In civil actions Mr. Davis has successfully represented clients at trial winning cases before juries, and in mediation. Cases include: age discrimination, retaliatory discharge, negligence, accidents, child injury, real estate, and civil rights cases.
Prior to law school, Mr. Hoss worked in the Hamilton County District Attorney’s office assisting various prosecutors with major felony cases. He worked on over a dozen homicide trials in the Hamilton County courts including the infamous Signal Mountain Murder case. After graduating with a law degree from the University of Memphis, he joined Davis & Wallace, P.C. and began practicing in August, 2001. Within a few short months, Mr. Hoss had tried his first jury trials in both Hamilton County Criminal Court and in the United States District Court in Chattanooga. He has been trying cases ever since. Since 2001, he has represented hundreds of individuals charged with criminal offenses in Tennessee, Georgia, as well as in numerous Federal Courts across Tennessee, Georgia and New York.
Boston University School of Law
Professional Associations & Memberships
NACDL,Criminal and Constitutional Law at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Mr. Davis has lectured nationally as an instructor with the American Prosecutors Research Institute, Washington DC, APRI.
Honors and Awards
Published articles on DNA technology and the death penalty.