Criminal Law

The attorneys at Ogle, Rowell & Penland, P.C., know what is at stake in criminal cases: your physical freedom, your reputation and your future employment prospects. We are dedicated to helping clear your good name or to helping you minimize the consequences of a mistake.

From offices in Sevierville, our attorneys advise and represent clients in communities throughout the Knoxville area and East Tennessee. We also frequently represent visitors and tourists from outside the area who have a need for legal services in East Tennessee. Clients know that they can count on our firm being here to serve them for the long term, as we have been doing for over 60 years. Our practice scope encompasses:

If you are charged with a crime while visiting the Sevierville area, please call us today. We have extensive experience protecting tourists and others who are not from our community.

Criminal Defense Experience By Your Side

We work diligently to evaluate every option available to you to prevent a criminal conviction. Our attorneys research the circumstances leading to your arrest to seek pre-indictment resolutions to your case. If an indictment is issued, our attorneys will file appropriate motions, including motions to dismiss, and explore plea agreements.

If pretrial efforts are insufficient to resolve your case, our attorneys leverage their considerable legal resources to protect you at trial. From exploring alternative sentences to bringing in expert witnesses to assisting in maintaining your innocence, our attorneys aggressively pursue the best possible outcome on your behalf. We have extensive trial experience and can fully prepare you for your day in court.

What Should I Do If I Have Been Arrested?

The single most important thing to do when you have been arrested is to say, “I want a lawyer.” Then, say nothing — remember, you are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Anything you say can be used against you in a court of law.

Every stage of your case is critical, and the attorney you select to represent you is of vital importance. Speak to a criminal defense attorney at Ogle, Rowell & Penland, P.C., at 865-453-2866. We can help you assert and enforce your legal rights:

  • You have the right to remain silent.
  • You have the right to have an attorney present when talking with the police, even if you are only brought in for questioning.
  • You have the right to be protected against improper search and seizure.
  • You have the right to due process under the law.

Contact Us Today For A Consultation

Call us at 865-453-2866, or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation with one of our attorneys.


Ogle, Rowell & Penland, P.C.

Ogle, Rowell & Penland, P.C.