Haynes Firm | Olen Haynes Jr

Olen Haynes Jr.


​Helping the Injured for 20+ Years

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.

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Professional Distinctions

  • 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.

If you need legal help from our skilled personal injury lawyer in Johnson City, contact The Haynes Firm at 423-451-4999 to schedule a free consultation.


  • J.D., cum laude honorsUniversity of Tennessee – Graduate School1998
  • B.A., cum laude honorsWofford College – College1995


  • American Association for Justice
  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District, Current President
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers, Board Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association
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