Practice Areas


Criminal Defense

Our firm  has successfully represented thousands of individuals across the Commonwealth. Our clients range from people accused of minor traffic violations such as speeding and driving under the influence to individuals facing serious criminal charges such as drug trafficking and murder in both state and federal court.  Three of our current attorneys are former Assistant Commonwealth Attorney’s.  Our experience as former prosecutors is an invaluable resource to you and your case.  Hon. Bill Barnett is now retired, however he served as the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Boyle and Mercer County for over 25 years.  Our attorneys represent clients at all stages of criminal proceedings — whether you have just been arrested, indicted, or are preparing for trial, or are seeking post-conviction relief, we will guide you through the process and zealously advocate on your behalf.

Our Criminal Defense Attorneys

J Hadden Dean

J. Hadden Dean

Born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1968; admitted to the Kentucky Bar in 1994.


Rami Little

Ramona Little

Rami Little is a partner and shareholder with the firm of Sheehan Barnett Dean Pennington, Little and Dexter PSC.


Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker is an associate with the firm of Sheehan, Barnett, Dean, Pennington, Little & Dexter, P.S.C.