John S. Bingham

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Kingsport, Tennessee

Hawkins, Bingham & Miller, P.C.
John S. Bingham
Hawkins, Bingham & Miller, P.C.

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Tennessee since: 1978

Education: The University of Tennessee College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
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Hawkins, Bingham & Miller, P.C.

1397 East Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37664 Visit website


As a partner at Hawkins Bingham & Miller, John S. Bingham is dedicated to serving the tri-city region of Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol, Tennessee. Mr. Bingham focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including defective drug and medical device cases, as well as litigation arising out of automobile and motorcycle accidents.

Mr. Bingham graduated with his Bachelor of Science from East Tennessee State University in 1974 and went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1978. He served for four years as an assistant district attorney in Sullivan Country, Tennessee, before entering private practice in 1984.

Mr. Bingham has 42 years of experience in the legal field, and is admitted to practice law in the state of Tennessee. He is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the United States Court of Federal Claims and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Bingham has been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a specialist in civil trial law. His fellow attorneys have taken note of his excellent track record and high degree of ethics. A member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Mr. Bingham has also received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell every year since 1994. Having won cases resulting in awards of over $1 million, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is  a member of the American Association for Justice, the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, and the American and Tennessee bar associations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Brain injury

  • 50% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1978, Tennessee

Professional Webpage:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Tennessee
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell® since 1994
  • Life member Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers® Magazine
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in America
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist
Educational Background:
  • East Tennessee State University, B.S., 1974
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1986
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Tennessee Supreme Court, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
  • Kingsport Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee, 1978
  • U.S. Claims Court, 1991
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association 

Office location for John S. Bingham

1397 East Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37664

Phone: 423-246-9100


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

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