After practicing for twelve years with Eldridge & Blakney, P.C. in Knoxville, Tennessee, Ms. Cravens founded her current firm, Cravens Legal, in 2017 where her practice focuses primarily in the areas of State and Federal criminal defense of juveniles and adults, representing clients under investigation for or charged with misdemeanor to felony offenses, and White-Collar matters. Ms. Cravens also practices Health Care Law focusing on compliance, administrative, criminal investigations, and small business disputes.
Ms. Cravens graduated magna cum laude from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee in 2000 receiving a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. In 2004, Ms. Cravens received her J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville, Tennessee where she received the Dean's Citation for Extraordinary Contributions to the Law School. Ms. Cravens is admitted to practice in all Tennessee State Courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Ms. Cravens has achieved Martindale Hubbell's highest peer review rating of AV Preeminent. Ms. Cravens is a fellow of the American Bar Association. She has been named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in 2012-2016 and has been voted a Knoxville City View Top Attorney in Juvenile Defense from 2014 -2016. She is a 2009 graduate of the National Criminal Defense College. Ms. Cravens was recently elected to the Knoxville Bar Association's Board of Governors and also co-chairs its Membership Services Committee. Ms. Cravens serves the Tennessee Bar Association as Co-chair of its Leadership Law ("TBALL") program. She is the Immediate Past-President of the East Tennessee Lawyer's Association for Women and a board member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She also proudly serves as President of the Southern Professional Hockey League's Knoxville Ice Bears Booster Club and on the Leadership Council of Zoo Knoxville's Circle of Friends.