MEET OUR LEGAL TEAM

Dedicated Criminal Defense

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GREGORY P. ISAACS, ESQ.

Founding and Managing Partner

Mr. Isaacs founded The Isaacs Law Firm in 1993. The Isaacs Law Firm and Mr. Isaacs have maintained the highest professional ratings and levels of recognition by peers, and most importantly his clients. Mr. Isaacs practices in municipal, juvenile, state, and federal courts across the Southeast. 

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J. FRANKLIN AMMONS, ESQ.

Associate Attorney

​J. Franklin Ammons, J.D. is a Knoxville native who obtained his degree from The University of Memphis-Cecil C. Humphrey School of Law in Memphis, Tennessee in 2013. Mr. Ammons returned to Knoxville in 2014 joining The Isaacs Law Firm in representing clients at the highest level. Since joining the Isaacs Law Firm, Franklin has excelled in representing our clients with a focus on appellate advocacy. Franklin has been nominated for Best Lawyers in America and is an active member of the Hamilton Burnett American Inns of Courts.

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ASHLEE B. MATHIS, ESQ.

Associate Attorney

​Ashlee B. Mathis, J.D. is also a Knoxville native who obtained her degree at the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2015. Ms. Mathis has worked as an Associate at The Isaacs Law Firm Team since her admission to the bar in zealously advocating for our clients in municipal, juvenile, state, and federal courts. Ashlee practices in all areas of criminal defense with a focus on trial advocacy. Ashlee is a Barrister in the Hamilton Burnett American Inns of Court and has been recognized in the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 in criminal defense. 

Paralegal and Office Manager Angi Alred works to oversee firm affairs and communications and also works to coordinate scheduling with the firm’s lead investigator, Richard Calcagno, a retired FBI Agent. While results are a crucial factor in the process of litigating both criminal and civil cases, The Isaacs Law Firm and its staff are dedicated to ensuring that clients regardless of situation or result, receive the highest level of professional service.

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS & ASSOCIATIONS

AWARDS

The Best Lawyers in America's Best Lawyers 2017-2021

Top 100 Trial Lawyers-Criminal Defense National Trial Lawyers 2017-2021

Top Attorney CityView Magazine 2016-2021

AV Preeminent Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2004 - 2021

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Knoxville Bar Association Member 1988 - Present

Past Knoxville Bar Association Board of Governors Member

Tennessee Bar Association Member 1988 - Present

American Bar Association Member

Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member

Past Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Board Member

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member

Knoxville Zoo Board of Directors Board Member

WATE-TV 6 Legal Analyst

Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court Master of the Bench

University of Tennessee College of Law Adjunct Professor 2004 - 2011