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“Held Law Firm Gave Me Hope”

“A refreshing contrast to my previous lawyer”

“I won thanks to the hard work of Held Law Firm”

“There isn’t a better group in Knoxville”

“They keep in touch, I never have to sit and worry”

Welcome to Held Law Firm

At Held Law Firm, we take the legal cases that touch lives by diligently working for your family, including defending your kids, your job, and your community. As Knoxville attorneys, we practice family law and criminal defense in East Tennessee.

“Other attorneys told me I had virtually no chance of winning… she welcomed the challenge.”

We have a passion for the practice of law and the people it was meant to protect. We’ll help you fight and hopefully restore your faith in justice. The most rewarding moments of our job are the victories for clients. That’s why our symbol is the flying pig. It stands for real hope in the face of impossible odds.

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Areas of Practice


Child Custody

Most divorce lawyers call custody litigation a fight “over the kids.” Instead, at Held Law Firm, we believe in fighting “for the kids” during custody disputes.
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Criminal Defense

Bad things can, and do, happen – even to good people. Held Law Firm’s experienced criminal defense lawyer, Ed Holt, can help defend you and your family.
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Held Law Firm is skilled at representing clients during contested divorce, including settling alimony, child support, and division of marital property.
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