Wesley is a young lawyer originally from Jamestown, Tennessee. He graduated Cum Laude from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He attended law school at Southern Illinois University, where he earned awards for academic excellence in Criminal Procedure, Negotiation, Immigration Law, Federal Income Tax, Consumer Protection, First Amendment Rights, was on the Dean’s List for three semesters, and graduated in the top 25% of his class.
Since his admission to the bar in 2013, he has handled hundreds of criminal cases ranging from violations of probation to felony sex crimes and homicide. Wesley successfully appealed a criminal case, Foley v. State, from Rutherford County Circuit Court in a landmark decision establishing the unconstitutionality of particular aspects of the Tennessee Sex Offender Registration Act.
In addition to his work defending clients charged with criminal violations, Wesley has also represented hundreds of clients in complex civil litigation, including joint representation with the Tennessee ACLU and attorney Mark Downton, in a class action civil right case, Doe v. Hommrich, which established in 2017 that punitive solitary confinement of juveniles violates the constitution. He was named a Top 40 Under 40 criminal trial lawyer in 2015 and is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Wesley’s hobbies include reading, building computers, and enjoying all the excellent cuisine offered by local Nashville restaurants with his wife Rachel.
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