Jared S. Renfroe

Jared S. Renfroe

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Memphis, TN

Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC
 | 119 South Main Street, Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-522-2317
Fax: 901-526-0213
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jared is a Member of Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC's Memphis office who focuses on litigation throughout Tennessee and Mississippi. He graduated cum laude from Lambuth University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and then graduated cum laude with a J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He served as an editor for the Tennessee Law Review and was recognized with the Jerry J. Phillips Best Comment award for his scholarly article that was published in the Tennessee Law Review. Jared was also involved with numerous pro bono activities and the legal clinic while in law school.

Jared’s practice is concentrated primarily in the areas of workers' compensation, premises liability, business and commercial representation, employment practices litigation, and insurance defense. Jared serves on the Publications Committee for the Memphis Bar Association and has served on the St. Jude Committee and Membership Committee for the Memphis Bar Association. He has volunteered for the Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation, where middle school students are mentored at local charter schools, focusing on life skills such as leadership, team-building, personal responsibility and civic engagement.

Jared was a member of the Tennessee Bar Association's Leadership Law Class of 2017, a distinction held by only 35 attorneys across the State. Jared has been named to Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2016, 2017, and 2018.

About Jared Renfroe

Admitted: 2010, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://spicerfirm.com/lawyers/memphis-attorney-jared-s-renfr...

Honors/Awards:

  • Jared received the Jerry J. Phillips Best Comment Award from the Tennessee Law Review for his published Comment: Jared S. Renfroe, Comment, Does Tennessee Need Another Tort? The Disappointed Heir in Tennessee and Tortious Interference with Expectancy of Inheritance or Gift, 77 Tenn. L. Rev. 385 (2010), Jerry J. Phillips Best Comment Award, Tennessee Law Review, 2010
  • Jared's article, "Tennessee's Workers' Compensation Law Has Changed...Again," which analyzes 2016 legislative changes to Tennessee's workers law, was published by The Nashville Business Journal and The Memphis Lawyer magazine, 2016
  • One of only 35 attorneys across the State of Tennessee selected for the 2017 Leadership Class for the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program, Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Memphis Bar Association, Publications Committe member for Memphis Bar Association, St. Jude Steering Committee for Memphis Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Jared authored a Comment presenting a nationwide survey of how Courts have recognized or treated the issue of whether a tort claim for interference with expectancy of inheritance or gift is viable. It includes discussions and citations of cases from every every State and Federal Circuit, with a detailed analysis of Tennessee law on the issue. The Comment can be found at: Jared S. Renfroe, Comment, Does Tennessee Need Another Tort? The Disappointed Heir in Tennessee and Tortious Interference with Expectancy of Inheritance or Gift, 77 Tenn. L. Rev. 385 (2010)., Author, Does Tennessee Need Another Tort? The Disappointed Heir in Tennessee and Tortious Interference with Expectancy of Inheritance or Gift, Tennessee Law Review, 2010
  • Jared authored an article discussing the various legislative changes enacted in 2016 to Tennessee's Workers' Compensation Act, and the article was published in numerous publications, including The Nashville Business Journal, The Memphis Business Journal, and Memphis Lawyer magazine. , Author, 2016 Legislative Changes to Tennessee's Workers' Compensation Act, 2016

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Trial - defense judgment in loss of use of motor vehicle case, 2010
  • Trial - Defense verdict in favor of my client at the Tennessee Court of Workers' Compensation Claims. Deonya Henderson v. Staff Management/SMX, No. 2015-05-0536, 2017 TN Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 1 (Tenn. Ct. Workers’ Comp. Claims Jan. 13, 2017), 2017
  • Trial - Defense verdict in disputed complex workers' compensation action with several parties. Luis Castro-Contreras v. EMB Quality Masonry, Ovidio Juarez, and Lucio Pena, No. 2015-08-0016, 2016 TN Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 83 (Tenn. Ct. Workers’ Comp. Claims May 10, 2016), 2016
  • Trial - defense judgment in trucking mechanic liability case, 2016
  • Motion for Summary Judgment granted in Shelby County Circuit Court on case involving loss of use of a semi-truck used in the Plaintiff's business
  • Trial - defense judgment for my client on disputed workers' compensation claim pending before the Tennessee Court of Workers' Compensation Claims. Angela Hewlett v. SMX Staffing, No. 2015-05-0003, 2016 TN Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 108 (Tenn. Ct. Workers’ Comp. Claims July 1, 2016), 2016
  • Trial - defense judgment on disputed workers' compensation claim involving affirmative defense of willful failure or refusal to use safety device. Michael Lepes v. TA Operating, LLC, 2017-06-0384, 2018 WL 1724101 (Tenn. Ct. Workers' Comp. Claims Apr. 5, 2018), 2018
  • Trial - defense judgment with 0% liability assessed to my client, but liability assessed to other defendant, in a personal injury case, 2013
  • Dismissal with prejudice - obtained a dismissal with prejudice on a claim pending before the Tennessee Court of Workers' Compensation Claims, 2016
  • Trial - Defense judgment at trial before the Tennessee Court of Workers' Compensation Claims. Appeal - Tennessee Supreme Court affirmed trial court decision. Jonathan Engler v. Able Moving Co., No. 2014-08-0022 (Tenn. Ct. Workers’ Comp. Claims Aug. 17, 2016), 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2010) Lambuth University (B.S., cum laude, 2006)

Industry Groups

  • Workers' Compensation
Office Location for Jared S. Renfroe

119 South Main Street
Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38103

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Last Updated: 6/21/2019

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