Headshot of Frank Brazil

Firm Partner & Attorney at Law

Frank Ross Brazil is a Nashville defense attorney born in Nashville, Tennessee.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the College of Charleston (cum laude) and completed his Juris Doctorate at the Charleston School of Law, where he competed in Moot Court competitions.

Upon admission to the Tennessee bar, Frank established a criminal law practice. After a year and a half of practicing as a sole proprietor, Mr. Brazil assumed an of counsel position at one of Nashville’s premier criminal defense firms, Bell, Tennent and Frogge, PLLC.

Mr. Brazil has handled hundreds of criminal cases in General Sessions and Criminal Court, ranging from domestic violence, probation violations and simple possession charges to sexual offenses and homicides. Frank Brazil also handles appellate and post-conviction relief matters.  Mr. Brazil has represented clients in pre-charge matters in federal court. Mr. Brazil’s clients have enjoyed great results through his creative approach to plea bargaining, and his zealous advocacy in the courtroom. His approach to trial preparation and litigation makes him a leading Nashville Defense Attorney.

Also, Mr. Brazil’s advocacy has resulted in the dismissal of high-level felonies after hearing or trial. He enjoys telling the stories of the accused and giving a voice to those who haven’t had an opportunity to be heard.  His intuitive, compassionate approach to the practice of law is unique and effective. Mr. Brazil often draws on his relationships within Middle Tennessee, and his knowledge of behavioral and substance misuse treatment providers to obtain the best results for his clients. He is a member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, is an active participant and mentor in the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program and has received recognition from the Tennessee Supreme Court for outstanding pro-bono service. If you are looking for the best Nashville Defense Attorney, contact Mr. Brazil today.