Spencer R. Barnes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Jackson, TN

Law Offices of Morrison & Barnes
 | 120 South Liberty St, PO Box 182
Jackson, TN 38302
Phone: 731-422-1635
Fax: 731-422-1643
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (30%),
  • Social Security Disability (30%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at the Law Office of Morrison & Barnes, Spencer R. Barnes is a diligent advocate for his clients. From the firm's office in Jackson, Tennessee, he provides representation to residents of Madison County and the surrounding area who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Representative matters that he handles include cases arising out of motor vehicle accidents, defective products, premises liability, and construction site accidents. Mr. Barnes also assists clients who are seeking Social Security Disability benefits.

Mr. Barnes graduated with his Bachelor of Science in 2001 from Middle Tennessee State University. He then went on to pursue his legal education at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2004. He is admitted to practice before the state courts of Tennessee and before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

During his career, Mr. Barnes has obtained several seven-figure settlements and jury awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients, including a $1.4 million settlement in a car accident case and a $1.5 million award in a case involving defective products. As a result, he has been repeatedly recognized by his fellow professionals. He has been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40. Mr. Barnes has also received a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. An active participant in several legal organizations, his memberships include the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, the Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inn of Court and the Jackson-Madison County Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Workers' Compensation
  • 30%Social Security Disability
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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About Spencer Barnes

Admitted: 2005, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://morrisonandbarnes.com/meet-the-lawyers/


  • Selected as a Mid-South Rising Star by Super Lawyers
  • Member, The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40
  • Member, The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court of the Western District of Tennessee
  • Tennessee
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inn of Court
  • Member, Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Former President, Jackson Madison County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, Jackson-Madison County Bar Association
  • Former Board Member, Jackson-Madison County Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law Program
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Office Location for Spencer R. Barnes

120 South Liberty St
PO Box 182
Jackson, TN 38302

Phone: 731-422-1635

Fax: 731-422-1643

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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