WADE V. DAVIES is the Managing Partner at Ritchie, Dillard, Davies & Johnson, P.C. in Knoxville. His practice is primarily criminal defense. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves on the Federal Criminal Procedure Committee. He has served two terms as a member of the Board of Professional Responsibility. He is a past President of the Knoxville Bar Association and is serving his third term on the board of directors of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.