John Paul Dreiser

Hire the attorney who teaches other attorneys in Tennessee how to handle cases just like yours! 

  • Teaches other attorneys giving lectures in the areas of Social Security and Personal injury litigation
  • Is an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law
  • Has been appointed to the Tennessee Supreme Court Hearing Committee
  • Has been recognized by his peers as one of the top attorneys in Knoxville for the last 14 years

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • VA Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2010


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. – 2000
  • Ball State University, Muncie
    • B.S. – 1997
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science/History/Philosophy

Published Works

  • Hearing a Good Case, Tennessee Trial Lawyer, First Quarter, 2003


  • Handling a Social Security Disability Case, National Business Institute, 2004 to 2010
  • Medical Records for Tennessee Attorneys , National Business Institute, 02/14/2005
  • How to Prepare For and Succeed at the Social Security Disability Hearing in Tennessee, National Business Institute, 12/02/2005
  • AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th Edition Seminar, American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians (AADEP), 08/25/2006
  • Advanced Workers’ Compensation, Lorman Education Services, 12/05/2006
  • Workers’ Compensation Hearing: Techniques and Strategies for Success, National Business Institute, 12/03/2007
  • Mid-South Worker’s Compensation Association – Luncheon Lecturer, Mid-South Worker’s Compensation Association, 2008
  • Social Security Disability Bootcamp, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Workers’ Compensation Update, Lorman Education Services, 2009 to 2011
  • “Workers’ Compensation: The View from Both Sides of the Fence”, Knoxville Bar Association, 2012

Honors and Awards

  • Top Attorney in Knoxville for Workers Compensation (City View Magazine)
  • Top Attorney in Knoxville for Social Security Disability (City View Magazine)
  • Mid-South Rising Stars list in Super Lawyers Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association, 2000 to Present
  • Tennessee Association of Justice, 2000 to Present
  • American Association for Justice, 10/2000 to Present
  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group, Present
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives, Present

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