John W. Barringer, Jr.

John W. Barringer, Jr. is a principal with Manier & Herod, practicing in workers’ compensation defense. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Mississippi. Prior to joining Manier & Herod, John served as Assistant District Attorney of the 21st Judicial District and Lead Prosecutor for the 21st Judicial District Drug and Violent Crime Task Force.

Mr. Barringer is currently serving as President of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association.  He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the National Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Mid-South Workers’ Compensation Association Nashville Chapter, and Tennessee Self-Insurers’ Association. Mr. Barringer has developed a specialty in the new area of Medicare Set Asides. He also is a Charter Member of the National Association of Medicare Set Aside Professionals and serves on its National Legislative Committee.


Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensation (4th ed., 2012).
Principal Author, Tennessee Workers’ Compensation (3rd ed., 2007).

Past Speaking Engagements & Seminars:

Speaker, 2010 – 2012 Workers’ Compensation Institute’s Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference (Orlando, FL).
Panel Member, 2012 Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference (Dallas, TX).

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