Our Team

Lance W. Pope


Lance joined the firm after more than ten years as a prosecutor at the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office where he most recently held the position of Executive Assistant District Attorney. While at the District Attorney’s Office, Lance handled numerous high profile trials and worked alongside all major state and federal law enforcement agencies including the Chattanooga Police Department, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee Bureau of Investigations, Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Since joining the firm, Lance has utilized his experience as a litigator and his business background as head financial officer for a technologies company to assist the firm’s business clients with a variety of matters including LLC member disputes. Lance also assist businesses that receive inquiries or investigative requests from law enforcement agencies and often represents individuals in a wide variety of criminal defense matters. Lance is an avid outdoorsman that enjoys Chattanooga’s access to world class trail running, mountain and road biking, fly fishing and rock-climbing.

Practice Areas

Criminal Law
Business Disputes and Litigation
Law Enforcement Inquiries
White Collar Investigations

Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 2006
Court Admissions
United States District Court, Eastern
District of Tennessee


J.D./M.B.A., The University of
Memphis, 2005
B.S. Sales/Marketing and Finance,
The University of Memphis, cum
2001 Judicial Law Clerk to Shelby
County Circuit Court Judge Robert

Professional Associations

Chattanooga Bar Association, Member
Tennessee Bar Association, Member
Tennessee Bar Association
Leadership Law, Alumni Class of 2019
American Inns of Court, Justices Brock -
Cooper Chapter, Barrister
Tennessee District Attorneys General
Conference, Education Committee Member
Tennessee District Attorneys General
Conference, Trial Advocacy Faculty