Olen Haynes, Sr.

The Hanes Firm
207 East Main Street
Johnson City, TN 37604

Olen Haynes, Sr.

A renowned trial attorney, Mr. Haynes is a frequent lecturer on trial tactics locally and throughout the state of Tennessee, including ‘masters in trial.' Mr. Haynes is listed in Mid South Super Lawyers ® and as one of The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury. Mr. Haynes has also been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers® whose membership is limited to less than 1 percent of the total lawyer population in the State of Tennessee. As the son of a Methodist minister, Mr. Haynes called many areas in Tennessee and elsewhere ‘home' before settling in Johnson City permanently after graduation from law school. Mr. Haynes represents clients throughout Tennessee and Southwest Virginia and is a founding partner of Arnold, Haynes & Sanders. A past president of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (now Tennessee Association for Justice), Mr. Haynes has been practicing in the areas of personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice, and aviation law for over 40 years. Mr. Haynes received his law degree in 1968 from the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville. Mr. Haynes has obtained some of the highest jury awards in the region in both state and federal courts.


Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (Tennessee Association for Justice) – Past President
American Board of Trial Advocates,

Federal Bar Association (East Tennessee Chapter President, 2005),
Tennessee Bar Association,

Association of Trial Lawyers of America (American Association for Justice)
Tennessee Bar Foundation

Washington County Bar Association