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Leslie Irwin Ballin - Memphis, TN

200 Jefferson AvenueSuite 1250 Memphis, TN 38103 - 2357

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Memphis Criminal Lawyer

Overview

Named as one of the best criminal defense lawyers in America by his colleagues, Leslie I. Ballin is a Partner of the law firm of Ballin, Ballin & Fishman, P.C. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1974 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Memphis - School of Law in 1977 at which time be began practicing law with his father...

Named as one of the best criminal defense lawyers in America by his colleagues, Leslie I. Ballin is a Partner of the law firm of Ballin, Ballin & Fishman, P.C. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1974 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Memphis - School of Law in 1977 at which time be began practicing law with his father.

Leslie has been successful in the defense of many of the area's high-profile criminal cases and is known as an effective litigator. He has been named Top Attorney in the Memphis Area by the Memphis Magazine, received the "Readers' Choice" Award from The Commercial Appeal, he has been acknowledged as one of the 100 Top Tennessee Lawyers by the American Bar Association and Mid-South Super Lawyers. He was also voted as a "Who's Who" by Movers, Shakers and other news makers. He is a frequent lecturer for seminars both locally and out-of-state regarding the practice of criminal law, ethics and procedure. With more than 34 years of practice under his belt, his knowledge and experience have gained him the reputation of being one of the best in his area of practice.

Leslie has appeared on several national television shows such as Good Morning America, the Today Show, 20/20, Anderson Cooper, Oprah Winfrey, Geraldo, Nancy Grace, Greta Van Sustern, Dateline and Larry King. He has also had multiple trials covered live by Court TV over the years.

About Leslie Irwin Ballin

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977

Other Affiliations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, 2011 (Fellow)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2005 - Present (Fellow)
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL) (Life Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) (Life Member)
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association -Federal Bar Association, 1979
  • American Inns of Court (Emeritus Member)
  • University of Memphis Law School Alumni (Board of Directors)

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Criminal Law

Education

  • Memphis State University School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, 1977
    J.D.
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1974
    B.B.A.
    Major: Management

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

200 Jefferson AvenueSuite 1250 Memphis, TN 38103 - 2357

Fax

  • (901) 525-6294

Achievements

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Included on the 2024 Mid-South list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Mid-South Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Leslie Irwin Ballin on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Named Top Attorney in the Memphis Area by the Memphis Magazine
  • "Readers' Choice" Award from The Commercial Appeal
  • One of the 100 Top Tennessee Lawyers by the American Bar Association and Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • "Who's Who"

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