Heidi Barcus
Knoxville
(865) 546-4646 VCARD

Education

Baylor University, B.A., 1987
Ohio University, M.A., 1989
University of Tennessee College of Law J.D., cum laude,1992

 

Barcus

For over 25 years, Heidi Barcus has represented hospitals, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals in healthcare liability matters.  She is licensed in Tennessee and Kentucky and has successfully defended regional and local health care facilities, medical practices, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies in state and federal court.  Ms. Barcus is certified as a specialist in Medical Professional Liability by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.  She has tried numerous matters to verdict at all trial levels of Tennessee and Kentucky courts. She practices in the federal and state courts of both Tennessee and Kentucky, as well ...

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For over 25 years, Heidi Barcus has represented hospitals, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals in healthcare liability matters.  She is licensed in Tennessee and Kentucky and has successfully defended regional and local health care facilities, medical practices, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies in state and federal court.  Ms. Barcus is certified as a specialist in Medical Professional Liability by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.  She has tried numerous matters to verdict at all trial levels of Tennessee and Kentucky courts. She practices in the federal and state courts of both Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as all appellate courts of each state.  Ms. Barcus authors a bimonthly practice management column for Law Practice Magazine and previously served as an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law.

Ms. Barcus is uniquely qualified to counsel her clients having served as a litigator in the courtroom and as in-house counsel.  Before joining the firm, Ms. Barcus served as staff attorney and assistant general counsel at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, a Level VI trauma center, where she directed the day-to-day legal services of the hospital and advised the hospital administration on health care liability, HIPAA, and employment law.

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  •  Knoxville Bar Association
  •  Tennessee Bar Association
  •  Association of Defense Trial Lawyers
  •  Defense Research Institute

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Named  The Best Lawyers® 2023 Health Care Law; Litigation Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Knoxville
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® for Civil Rights Law; Health Care Law; Litigation Health Care; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Board certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
  • Top 50 Women Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators
  • Fellow, American Bar Association
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Fellow, Knoxville Bar Association
  • Chair, Knoxville Bar Association Fellows
  • Former President, Knoxville Bar Association
  • Former Editor, American Bar Association Law Practice Division Magazine
  • Hearing Committee Member, Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility
  • Named to Mid-South Super Lawyer
  • Named The Best Lawyers ®, “Lawyer of the Year”, Medical Malpractice, 2020
  • Named The Best Lawyers ®, Lawyer of the Year for Civil Rights, 2021
  • Holds the highest rating, AV, for Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Cityview Magazine, Knoxville Top Attorneys in Hospital and Health Care Law


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