Shawn Fry Attorney at Law Cookeville Tennessee

Shawn Fry

Shawn graduated from Cookeville High School and received his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Tennessee Tech University. After graduating from Nashville School of Law in 1996, Shawn began his career as a prosecutor with the 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. 

He went into private practice in 1998 and has built a reputation as the most experienced criminal defense attorney in the Upper Cumberland. He and his wife Dawn have two children. Shawn also serves as judge for the City of Monterey and is a member of the Tennessee Criminal Defense Association.

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Dawn Fry Attorney at Law Cookeville Tennessee

Dawn Fry 

Dawn is a graduate of Cookeville High School and received her undergraduate degree from Tennessee Tech University. She graduated from the Nashville School of Law in 1999 and has been practicing law in the Upper Cumberland since 2000, specializing in Special Education Law and Conservatorships.

She currently serves as the Chairman of the Putnam County Board of Education and as Chairman of Rising Above Ministries. She was appointed by the Governor to the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Governor’s Advisory Council for Students with Disabilities. Dawn is also an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at Tennessee Tech University.

Brett Knight Attorney at Law Cookeville, Tennessee

Brett Knight

Brett Knight, a resident of Overton County, is a graduate of Belmont School of Law. He began his law career as a prosecutor for the 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Since entering into private practice, Brett has handled cases ranging from 1st degree homicide to simple possession of narcotics. Brett has also defended civil cases involving personal injury and civil lawsuits. He is also a member of Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

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Dana Looper Attorney at Law Cookeville Tennessee

Dana Looper

Dana, a Willow Grove native, is an experienced advocate with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services field. In 2006, she began her career as a police officer and continued in that role as public information officer and police sergeant until 2015. Recently, she graduated from The Nashville School of Law and passed the Tennessee bar exam. Dana serves on the Tennessee Fraternal Order of Police Legal Aid committee and serves as the secretary to the Upper Cumberland Young Lawyers Association. She also is a member of the Overton County Bar, Tennessee Bar, and The American Bar Association, and is a well-known public speaker concerning domestic violence.