I’m the right choice for you

There’s no shortage of lawyers in Middle Tennessee, that much we know. But when you work with The Law Office of Duke Barnes, you can rest easy and be confident that we’ll do everything in our power to get you the results that you’ve been seeking. I work to prevent problems by heading off possible future legal issues before they arise. Thorough careful planning and well-drafted, clear, documents are essential. If a dispute has already arisen, I will assist you to reach a cost-effective resolution as quickly as possible.

We will fight to protect your legal rights under the law.

Built on the intensive attention to crucial details that we give to clients’ legal issues, you can be sure that you will be taken care of properly if you come to me and my firm. I always begin with a free consultation that allows you to get to know me and my firm and for me to get to know you. I must be familiar with every detail pertaining to your unique situation so that nothing gets overlooked. At the same time, we are an experienced, result-oriented, firm who never let the details get in the way of helping you achieve the outcomes that are important to you.



Personal Injury Law

If you have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence of another person, company, government agency or any entity

Estate Planning

We prepare you for the transfer of wealth after death. Assets, life insurance, pensions, real estate, cars, personal belongings, and debts are all part of one’s estate.


a document by which a person expresses their wishes as to how their property is to be distributed at death, and names one or more persons to manage the estate.


A trust is created by the owner, who transfers property to a trustee. The trustee holds that property for the trust’s beneficiaries.

General Durable Powers of Attorney

This grants an individual the legal authority to make decisions on behalf of another individual. The decision can involve legal, financial or health matters.

Advance Directives and Health Care Powers of Attorney

These types of documents gives a designated person the authority to make health care decisions on behalf of the principal.

Estate and Trust Administration

These are NOT court-supervised process, yet its ultimate goal is the transfer of property from an individual who has died to that individual’s beneficiaries.

Business Law

Encompasses all of the laws that dictate how to form and run a business. Business laws establish the rules that all businesses should follow.