Faculty Profile: Thomas Santel Jr.

Thomas Santel Jr.PARKERSON | SANTEL PLLC121 East Main Street Murfreesboro, TN 37130 Work Phone: (615) 956-7938Website: www.parkersonsantel.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (36)
  • New Attorneys Power Hour
  • Skills for New Lawyers: Keeping Time, Setting Rates, and Billing
  • Ethics for New Lawyers: Keeping Time, Setting Rates, and Billing
  • Mastering the Deposition: Overview and Examination of Medical Proof Depositions in Personal Injury Cases
  • New Attorneys Power Hour
  • Handling Criminal Cases and Client Communication
  • Skills for New Lawyers: Keeping Time, Setting Rates, and Billing
  • Criminal Law: Search & Seizure
  • Law Practice Conference 2016 For New Lawyers [Webcast Version]
  • Handling Criminal Cases and Client Communication
  • Tennessee Criminal Law and DUI Cases
  • Mastering the Deposition: Critical Skills and More 2017 - Nashville
  • The New Lawyer: Keeping Time, Setting Rates, and Billing
  • Criminal Law Forum 2016
  • Law Practice Conference 2016 For New Lawyers
  • Criminal Law Update
  • Law Practice Conference For New Lawyers: I Passed The Bar – Now What?
  • Business of Lawyering: Opening a Law Practice and Getting New Business
  • Business of Lawyering: Interacting With Clients
  • Considerations in Health Care Transactions
  • Choosing a Business Entity
  • Wills and Trusts: A Practical Primer
  • Court Square Series 2014 in Murfreesboro
  • General Practice: Personal Injury Introduction
  • Mastering the Deposition: Critical Skills and More
  • The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today's Attorneys
  • Transactional Practice: Tax Attributes of Different Business Structures
  • Transactional Practice: Buying and Selling A Private Company
  • Transactional Practice: 2012 Corporations Act Amendments
  • Transactional Practice: Overview of Business Entities
  • Transactional Practice in Nashville
  • General Practice Summit 2013 - Nashville
  • Encountering and Avoiding Ethical Traps 2013
  • Encountering and Avoiding Ethical Traps 2013
  • Encountering and Avoiding Ethical Traps 2013
  • The Ins and Outs of Transactional Practice
Biography

Tommy Santel is a managing attorney for the law firm PARKERSON | SANTEL PLLC in Murfreesboro. He has an extensive background in criminal law. Tommy previously served as an Assistant District Attorney General for the Sixteenth Judicial District, Rutherford County and Cannon County, Tennessee. As an Assistant District Attorney, Tommy was active in courtroom trial practice, where he was involved in the prosecution of all types of criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to major drug and felony offenses. In addition to his criminal practice, Tommy handles a wide variety of civil cases ranging from personal injury, insurance defense, governmental law, civil rights litigation, contract disputes, and other matters. Tommy practices in both state and federal courts throughout Tennessee. He practices in both trial and appellate courts. Based on his experience in civil and criminal law, he has had the privilege of speaking to community groups, professional organizations, university students, high school students, bar associations, law enforcement agencies, and other groups on various legal topics and topics for professional development. In addition to his law practice, Tommy is an adjunct professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Administration at Middle Tennessee State University. Tommy is a member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Rutherford County and Cannon County Bar Association. Tommy was selected and serves as a mentor for young and new attorneys through the Tennessee Bar Association. He is a past president of the Rutherford County and Cannon County Bar Association. Tommy has spoken at legal education seminars on issues related to the ethical responsibilities and obligations of Tennessee attorneys, criminal law related issues and defending "your" case. Tommy received his undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University where he studied Criminal Justice Administration. He received his law degree from Nashville School of Law in 2004.