Barnett, Charles H. III

312 East LafayetteJackson, TN 38301


Updated: 11/28/2017


Charles H. Barnett has forty-one years of experience specializing in civil litigation. He is one of a handful of lawyers in West Tennessee that is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In addition, he is listed as a Rule 31 Mediator by the Tennessee Supreme Court and is a Court listed Mediator for the U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Premises Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Eminent Domain

Representative Clients

  • Daisy Manufacturing
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Federated Insurance Company
  • Milan Express Company, Inc.
  • Wausau Insurance Company
  • State of Tennessee
  • Erie Insurance Company
  • Accelerated Courier
  • Forever Communications
  • Continental Indemnity Company
  • Specialty Risk Services
  • RLI Transportation
  • Marketplace Holdings
  • Ohio Casualty
  • Safeco


Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization
  • Certified Rule 31 Mediator, Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Court Certified Mediator, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section)
  • Defense Research Institute (Member)
  • Tennessee Bar Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Associate Member)
  • Jackson-Madison County Bar Association, 1990 (President)
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (Associate Member)
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association (Member)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • City of Jackson Health, Education and Housing Facilities Board (General Counsel)
  • American Inns of Court


  • Jackson-Madison County Bar Association Pro Bono Award, 1989
  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers 2006-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated


  • Memphis State University School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, 1975
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: Graduated Second in Class
    Law Review: Memphis State University Law Review, Member
  • Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee, 1969
    B.S., Bachelor of Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Kappa Sigma


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • "Taxation-Mutual Funds Valued at Redemption Price", 4 Mem. L. Rev. 184, Fall, 1973
  • "Constitutional Law Tennessee, Nuisance Statute Declared Unconstitutional", 4 Mem. L. Rev. 619, Spring, 1974
  • "Real Estate-Mechanic's and Materialmen's Liens in Tennessee", 5 Mem. L. Rev. 359, Spring, 1975

Office Information


312 East LafayetteJackson, TN 38301


  • (731) 424-0562



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