Steve Oberman’s Awards & Recognition

Named to the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the American Trial Lawyers Association every year since 2007

Named to the Best Lawyers in America List every year since 2007

Named a Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Criminal Defense: Non-White Collar (2013)

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The President’s Legal Education Achievement Award, in recognition of exceptional achievement in CLE programming and for outstanding contributions to the professionalism and integrity of the criminal defense bar (2008)

Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education & Specialization, Award for Leadership in Attorney Certification (2006)

Named to the “Super Lawyer” List in Mid-South Super Lawyers Magazine every year since its inception in 2006

Named to the Knoxville City View Magazine “Top Attorney” List in the area of DUI Defense every year that the specialty area has been included since its inception in 2006

First attorney in State of Tennessee to become certified as a DUI Defense Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education & Specialization (2006)

Appointment to Governor Phil Bredesen’s Task Force on DUI Laws in Tennessee, Selected as Committee Vice-Chair (2006)

Named to the Best Lawyers List every year since its inception in 2004 in the area of DUI Defense by Business Tennessee Magazine

Participant in meeting sponsored by Center for Disease Control/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Alcohol Impaired Drivers: Injured, Uncharged and Untreated (2005)

The Bernstein-Ritchie Award for Extraordinary Service to the University of Tennessee Law School Legal Clinic (2004)

University of Tennessee College of Law Outstanding Adjunct Professor (2002)

American Bar Association/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Panel Member of the Judicial Issues Group Development Meeting regarding Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Per Se Legislation (2001)

Member of the Board of Regents, National College for DUI Defense, Inc. (1999 – Present)

Advisory Board Member to The Champion, The Official Publication for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1999 – Present)

Appointee to the Administrative Office of the Tennessee Supreme Court Committee to Educate the Tennessee Judiciary about DUI laws

Graduate of The National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada, DUI/Traffic Safety Faculty Development Workshop developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (1998)

DUI Committee Chair or Co-Chair of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1995 – Present)

Moot Court Board Special Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the University of Tennessee College of Law Advocacy Program (1995 – 1996)

Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee College of Law (1993 – Present)

Forrest W. Lacey Award for Outstanding Faculty Contribution to the University of Tennessee College of Law Moot Court Program (1993 – 1994)

Coach, University of Tennessee Law School National Trial Team (1991 – 1996)

Special Judge, General Sessions Court of Knox County, Tennessee, Criminal Division (1987 – Present)

Colonel Aide de Camp, Tennessee Governor’s Staff (1983)

Marquis Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America

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October 25, 2022

New Tennessee Crime: Aggravated Reckless Driving

Effective July 1, 2022, the Tennessee Legislature created the new Tennessee Crime of Aggravated Reckless Driving.  A person who “intentionally or knowingly impedes traffic upon a public street, highway, alley, parking lot, or driveway, or on the premises of a […]

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October 07, 2022

Boating Under the Influence (BUI) May Now Be Used to Enhance a Sentence for Tennessee Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Beginning July 1, 2022, a conviction for a Tennessee Boating Under the Influence (BUI) offense may be used to increase the penalties when a person is charged in Tennessee with Driving Under the Influence (DUI).  Prior to July 1, 2022, […]

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September 23, 2022

Ignition Interlock Device (IID) as a Tennessee Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Bond Condition

When charged with a Tennessee Driving Under the Influence or DUI-related offense (including Vehicular Assault by Intoxication, Aggravated Vehicular Assault by Intoxication, Vehicular Homicide by Intoxication, and Aggravated Vehicular Homicide), an offender may be required to operate only a motor […]

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