John S. Bingham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kingsport, TN

Hawkins, Bingham & Miller, P.C.
 | 1397 East Center Street, Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone: 423-246-9100
Fax: 423-246-9282
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

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.

With nearly 40 years of experience in the legal field, Mr. Bingham 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. Having won cases resulting in awards of over $1 million, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is additionally 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury


Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About John Bingham

Admitted: 1978, Tennessee

Professional Webpage:


  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in America
  • Life member Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Tennessee
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers® Magazine
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell® since 1994

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Tennessee Supreme Court, 1979
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Kingsport Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
  • U.S. Claims Court, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 1978
  • Tennessee, 1978

Educational Background:

  • East Tennessee State University, B.S., 1974
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Office Location for John S. Bingham

1397 East Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37664

Phone: 423-246-9100

Fax: 423-246-9282

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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