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Licensed

  1. Divorce: 40%
    9 years
  2. Business: 20%
    9 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    9 years
  4. Juvenile: 20%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Laura Elizabeth Metcalf

    I endorse this lawyer because I have personally observed him in court getting great results for his clients. Mr. Barnett is an excellent and knowledgeable attorney.

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  • James Richie Owen

    I endorse this lawyer. He is an excellent lawyer and zealous advocate for his clients.

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Contact info

299 N. Weisgarber Road
Knoxville, TN, 37919

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200701/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2016
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
10 Best Under 40American Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
10 Best in Tennessee in over all Client satisfactionAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Certificate of Excellence - Business LawUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2006
Certificate of Excellence - Legal WritingUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyThe Barnett Firm2008 - Present
Clerk and AttorneyThe Anderson Law Firm2005 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Blount County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Knoxville Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jane Doe vs. HigginsAll intentional acts ruled unfounded
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawAdvocacyJD - Juris Doctor2007
Lee UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Lee UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004