Leslie Ballin


Email: leslie@bbfpc.com


  • Lecturer, Criminal Law


  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2011
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, 2005 – Present
  • 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


  • 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”


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

Practice Area

  • Criminal Defense

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
Latest Blog Posts
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