The Law Offices of Russell S. Mainord

General Practice, with emphasis on Criminal and Immigration

​Welcome to our blog!  Here, you will find articles and resources for attorneys and clients alike.  Once weekly, you will find an "Ask the Attorney' post where I discuss topics that you have submitted questions regarding.  To submit a question, please email me at and put "Ask the Attorney" in the information line of the email.  Additionally, you will find posts here explaining areas of law and what to do when dealing with different types of cases ("Resources for Legal Professionals") and posts on what you, the client need to know when you need legal help ("Resources for Clients").  

IMPORTANT NOTE: The information you obtain on this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Also, please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.

Important websites include:

​Grundy County, TN Government

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services



Executive Office for Immigration Review

          Board of Immigration Appeals

          Find an Immigration Court

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

          ICE Detainee Locator

U.S. Department of State

         Country Condition Reports on Human Rights

         Visa Bulletin