Criminal Defense Verdicts & Settlements

Burch & Lockhart has been providing excellent service and results for over 20 years. Some representative verdicts/settlement/results are listed here:

April 2000 - Eric J. Burch gains acquittal of man charged with aggravated robbery in his first criminal felony jury trial. The trial occurred in Coffee County.

April 2003 - Eric J. Burch represents lady charged with second degree murder. She was found not guilty by reason of insanity in Franklin County. This case marked one of the only times in Tennessee history the defense has been used successfully. The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the decision in State v. Kennedy.

August 2006 - Eric J. Burch obtains a plea agreement of a man charged with attempted first-degree murder. The man pled guilty to assault in Coffee County.

May 2010 - Eric J. Burch obtained a $500,000.00 judgment against a wife who had her husband killed in Coffee County.

July 2013 - Eric J. Burch obtained a dismissal of fraud charges in Federal Court in Memphis.

January 2019 - Eric J. Burch and William A. Lockhart earned an acquittal for a man charged with attempted first-degree murder in Coffee County.

September 2019 - Eric J. Burch and William A. Lockhart obtained a dismissal of rape charges in Coffee County.