John Dreiser

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Social Security Disability Attorney in Knoxville, TN

Law Offices of Tony Farmer & John Dreiser
 | 1356 Papermill Pointe Way, Knoxville, TN 37909
Phone: 865-584-1211
Fax: 865-584-1171
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Social Security Disability (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (20%)
Attorney Profile

John Dreiser is an attorney at The Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser in Knoxville, Tennessee. Mr. Dreiser practices Social Security Disability law, helping clients in Knoxville and throughout eastern Tennessee with Social Security Disability issues. He also has experience in the areas of personal injury law, workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability.

After graduating magna cum laude from Ball State University with majors in history, philosophy and political science, Mr. Dreiser earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He has been admitted to practice law since 2000.

Mr. Dreiser has also argued cases at the appellate level in Tennessee as well as before the Tennessee Supreme Court. His work has earned him recognition by Cityview magazine, which listed him as a top Knoxville attorney in the areas of Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation.

Mr. Dreiser has demonstrated his knowledge in his chosen areas of practice through authoring articles for publications such as Tennessee Trial Lawyer magazine and speaking at seminars for groups including the International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators. He has also spoken at a number of continuing legal education conferences in Tennessee.

In addition, Mr. Dreiser is an active member of several local and national organizations. He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and serves on the group’s professionalism committee. He also belongs to the Tennessee Bar Association, the Tennessee Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives and the Workplace Injury Litigation Group, Inc.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Social Security Disability (60%)

Personal Injury - General (20%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Workers' Compensation (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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About John Dreiser

Admitted: 2000, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://www.farmerdreiser.com/Attorneys/John-P-Dreiser.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • City View magazine, ERISA (Employee representation) – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Top Attorney in Knoxville for Social Security Disability, City View Magazine
  • Top Attorney in Knoxville for Workers Compensation, City View Magazine
  • Super Lawyers Magazine - Mid-South Rising Stars list, 2013, 2014
  • City View magazine, SSD – 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • City View magazine, WC, 2007, 2010, 201, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Professionalism Committee, KBA, 2011-2017, 2011
  • Member, American Association for Justice, October 1, 2000 - Present
  • Member, Tennessee Association for Justice, 2000 - Present
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association, 2000 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2000
  • Tennessee, 2000
  • KBA CLE Committee
  • KBA Law Office Technology & Management Committee, KBA, 2011-2012
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, KBA, 2011-2012, 2014
  • Rule 9 Hearing Committee Member (District II), Tennessee Supreme Court, March 17, 2017
  • Rule 9 Hearing Committee Member (District II), Tennessee Supreme Court, March 17, 2014
  • Member, Professionalism committee, Knoxville Bar Association  
  • Member, NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives)  
  • Member, Workplace Injury Litigation Group
  • Member, Knoxville Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Social Security Bootcamp – Knoxville, TN, , NBI, 2011 - Present
  • Handling the Workers’ Compensation Case from Start to Finish – Knoxville, TN, NBI, June 4, 2015
  • Handling the Workers’ Compensation Case from Start to Finish – Knoxville, TN, NBI, June 4, 2015
  • Vocational Issues in Social Security Disability Claims and Hearing – Knoxville, TN, VocSolutions, December 5, 2014
  • “Subrogation Issues:  Recovery from Third Parties” and “Medical Issues and Their Role in the Complex Workers’ Comp Claim” Tennessee Workers’ Comp Conference by Tennessee Attorneys Memo – Nashville, TN – November 20-21, 2014
  • Advanced Workers’ Compensation – Knoxville, TN, NBI, July 22, 2014
  • Handling the Workers’ Compensation Case from Start to Finish – Knoxville, TN, NBI, December 10, 2013
  • Social Security Disability Claims Today – Knoxville, TN, NBI, December 9, 2013
  • “Subrogation Issues:  Recovery from Third Parties” and “Panel Discussion on Impact of New Law” – Tennessee Workers’ Comp Conference by Tennessee Attorneys Memo – Nashville, TN, November 21-22, 2013
  • Workers’ Compensation Updated in Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, Lorman Education Services, June 11, 2013
  • Workers’ Compensation Update in Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, Lorman Education Services, June 11, 2013
  • Complex Social Security Law Issues – Video Webcast – National Business Institute, February 19, 2013
  • Workers’ Compensation Subrogation – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, July 25, 2012
  • Workers’ Compensation Update in Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, Lorman Education Services, June 13, 2012
  • “Worker’s Compensation:  The View From Both Sides of the Fence”, KBA Lunch and Learn, 6/12/12
  • Handling the Workers’ Compensation Case from Start to Finish – Knoxville, TN, NBI, 2011
  • Workers’ Compensation Update in Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, Lorman Education Services, June 17, 2011
  • Social Security Disability Boot Camp, NBI, 2011
  • National Kidney Foundation, Coffee Talk Series, Social Security discussion
  • Workers’ Compensation Updated in Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, Lorman Education Services, June 17, 2010
  • Handling a Social Security Disability Case – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, June 15, 2010
  • Luncheon Lecturer, Mid-South Workers’ Compensation Association, 2008
  • Workers’ Compensation Updated in Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, Lorman Education Services, August 21, 2008
  • Workers’ Compensation Hearings: Techniques and Strategies for Success, National Business Institute, December 3, 2007
  • Handling a Social Security Disability Case – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, June 19, 2007
  • Workers’ Compensation Updated in Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, Lorman Education Services, August 21, 2007
  • Handling a Social Security Disability Case – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, April 21, 2007
  • Advanced Workers’ Compensation – Knoxville, TN, Lorman Education Services, December 5, 2006
  • AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th Edition Seminar, American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians (AADEP), August 25, 2006
  • Handling a Social Security Disability Case – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, June 22, 2006
  • How to Prepare For and Succeed at the Social Security Disability Hearing in Tennessee – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, December 12, 2005
  • Handling a Social Security Disability Case – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, May 5, 2005
  • Medical Records for Tennessee Attorneys – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, February 14, 2005
  • Handling a Social Security Disability Case – Knoxville, TN, National Business Institute, April 21, 2004
  • Author, An Attempt to Level the Playing Field? A Recent Bill Allowing an Award of Attorney Fees on Temporary Workers’ Compensation Issues, August 2016 edition of Dicta
  • Author, Hearing A Good Case, Tennessee Trial Lawyer Magazine, First Quarter, 2003 Issue
  • Lecturer, American Medical Association Guidelines For The Evaluation Of Permanent Impairment, American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians

Educational Background:

  • Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, B.S. magna cum laude, Political Science, History, and Philosophy
Office Location for John Dreiser

1356 Papermill Pointe Way
Knoxville, TN 37909

Phone: 865-584-1211

Fax: 865-584-1171

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Last Updated: 4/3/2019

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