Shipman - Lawyer CroppedJ. Michael Shipman, II – Attorney

Born and raised in Nashville, Michael attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville for undergraduate and The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Michael had the opportunity to work in the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, Felony Trial Division at 26th and California in Chicago, one of the world’s largest criminal justice complexes. From 2008 – 2010, Michael worked as corporate counsel for D1 Sports Holdings, LLC in Franklin, TN. In 2010, Shipman and Crim, pllc was established with a focus on criminal defense. Michael handles all of the law firm’s criminal cases in the Middle Tennessee region outside of Davidson County. He has defended clients against criminal charges in 35 different counties across the state of Tennessee and over 60 different courts.

Contact Information

Cookeville Office 

230 E. Broad Street, Suite 206C

Cookeville, Tennessee 38501

Office (931) 303 – 0421

Fax (615) 301 – 6499

Nashville Office

Fifth Third Center

424 Church Street, Suite 2120

Nashville, Tennessee 37219

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee


  • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago ’08
  • B.S., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville ’03