Mr. Haynes began his law practice in the United States Navy ‘JAG’ Corps, refining his trial skills while prosecuting federal criminal cases, with much of his work focused on the criminal prosecution of those responsible for sexual crimes against children. The trial experience gained as a Navy prosecutor has proven to be an invaluable asset in pursuing justice on behalf of individuals who have been injured from other’s wrongdoing.
After completing his service with ‘JAG’ in 2001, Mr. Haynes joined the firm, focusing his practice on trial work, including medical malpractice, auto, truck, and motorcycle accidents, product liability, and structural defects.
American Bar Association - Outstanding Young Military Lawyer of the Year Award nominee
BOPP “Victim’s Voice Award”, 2010
Recognition of Victim Advocacy for the State of Tennessee, District I
Super Lawyers Rising Stars® - medical malpractice and personal injury
Awarded a Top 40 Under 40, State of Tennessee
Top 100 Trial Lawyers for the State of Tennessee by The National Trial Lawyers
Background & Personal Experience
With over 20 years of trial and litigation experience, Mr. Haynes remains actively involved in the community and his church. He has served as an Elder, Sunday school teacher, and Deacon.
He is a former chair of the Children’s Advocacy Center of the first judicial district board of directors. His most recent work as a Board Member was with “Girls on the Run,” a program designed to instill confidence and promote respect for oneself and others through educational programs and the power of running.
Mr. Haynes is an avid runner, and also enjoys weight training and spending time with his wife and children.