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Sara E. Barnett - Jackson, TN

312 East Lafayette Jackson, TN 38301

Updated: 11/13/2023

Jackson Estate Planning Lawyer


Sara E. Barnett is a partner with Spragins, Barnett & Cobb, and has been practicing law for over 20 years. Ms. Barnett joined Spragins, Barnett & Cobb in 2001, where she practices with her father, Charles Barnett and her younger brother, Chas Barnett, who is an associate in the firm. The Barnetts often work together on cases as a team. Sara started her practice as a trial lawyer but now focuses her practice on elder law, estate planning, and family law...

About Sara E. Barnett

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member, since January 1, 2012

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law/Medicaid (TennCare) Planning
  • Family Law/Divorce/Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Eminent Domain/Condemnation
  • Estates/Wills/Trust
  • Civil Litigation


Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas

Other Affiliations

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member of Elder Law and Family Law sections
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • American Inns of Court – Howell Edmunds Jackson Chapter – Master and Secretary/Treasurer
  • Jackson-Madison County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Elder Counsel
  • Tennessee Legal Association of Women


  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, May, 2001
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Research Assistant and Participated in Moot Court and Mock Trial
    Law Review: University of Memphis Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Union University, May, 1997
    B.S., Bachelor of Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
  • Zeta Tau Alpha


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • “What We Learned about the Practice of Law and Ourselves from the Novel Coronavirus” - co-Author, The Bencher, 2020
  • “Determining Admissibility of Evidence,” National Business Institute Seminar, 2014
  • “Witnesses- Qualification, Depositions, and Impeachment,” National Business Institute Seminar, 2014
  • “A Primer on Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law following the Major Amendment,” National Business Institute Seminar, 2008

Office Information


312 East Lafayette Jackson, TN 38301


  • (731) 424-0562

Office Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday



  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, highest honors
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Commissioner of the Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission
  • 10.0 – Top Rated Attorney on
  • 2017 American Institute of Family Lawyers Association 10 Best in Client Satisfaction
  • Pro Bono Volunteer Award, presented by West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc
  • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Graduate
  • Dean's Award for Best Memorandum
  • Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, Federal Courts A
  • Cali Award Excellence for the Future, Federal Courts A
  • USTA TN Volunteer of the Year 2017
  • USTA TN Local League Coordinator of the Year 2019

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