Colby Baddour is a trial lawyer based in Pulaski, Tennessee who serves clients throughout the state. Through his litigation practice, Colby is regularly called upon to assist clients with complex criminal and civil disputes in both State and Federal court.
In addition to trial work, Colby devotes a considerable amount of his practice counseling families with estate and trust issues.
Colby is admitted to practice in all Tennessee State Courts and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Juris Doctor – Nashville School of Law, 2011
B.S. – University of North Alabama, 2007
TN Criminal Defense College – Paris Landing, 2016
The Ultimate Trial College: The Art of Persuasion – Harvard Law School, 2017
TN Criminal Defense College: Advanced Trial Skills – Montgomery Bell, 2017
TTLA Advanced Depositions Workshop – Nashville, TN, 2018
Giles County Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL)
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Honors & Awards
In 2018, Colby was selected by SuperLawyers as a Rising Star. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state who are 40 years old or younger and in practice 10 years or less.
Attorneys for Justice: Colby continues to be honored by the Tennessee Supreme Court with the Pro Bono Service Award in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Giles County Bar Association: Colby served as President of the Giles County Bar Association from 2013 thru 2015.
Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen: In 2008, Colby was elected to serve on the Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen, and was re-elected in 2012. Colby was the youngest person ever to be elected to the city’s legislative body. Colby did not seek relection in 2016.
Law School Honor Council: While in law school, Colby was selected by his peers to serve as Vice President of the school’s honor council, a student organization tasked with enforcing the school’s honor code.