With over 20 years of experience defending clients in state and federal court as well as working withtin the federal immigration system, Barry McWhirter, the founder of McWhirter Law Firm, has a long history of helping clients navigate through the criminal and civil court systems even when immigrations issues may arise.  


Family Law

Divorce, child custody, name changes, and other family court issues can be addressed by our attorneys.

McWhirter Law Firm is an English/Spanish speaking law firm located in the historic Brinkley Plaza in downtown Memphis. With a primary emphasis on immigration, criminal and driving offenses, civil litigation, divorce, and automobile accidents, the three attorneys and dedicated staff of McWhirter Law Firm offer an array of legal services.


An English/Spanish Speaking Law Firm

Sometimes, it is helpful to plan ahead to prevent legal issues.  From drafting a will to properly planning asylum or naturalization, please contact McWhirter Law Firm, to see if we can assist you before legal issues arise. We have both English and Spanish speaking staff and attorneys who can schedule an appointment for you. 


We offer an array of family based and humanitarian based immigration representation.  


Civil Litigation 

Personal Injury, auto accidents, contract disputes and other civil court issues often require legal representation.

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State and Federal Criminal Defense

If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, call us for a consultation. 


​​Contact us to schedule an appointment: 901-522-9055