- Car Wrecks
- Worker's Compensation
- Medical Malpractice
WELCOME TO KRENISLAW
Your Law Firm for Car Wrecks, Personal Injury, Immigration, Social Security and Family Law Matters
Attorney James Krenis is a Spanish-speaking solo practitioner with an office located in downtown Jackson, TN. For 14 years he has focused his legal practice on personal injury and worker’s compensation; however, he is now expanding his practice to include: bankruptcy, wills, criminal defense, divorce, social security, immigration and family law.
Attorney Krenis is admitted to practice in all Tennessee State trial and appellate courts, the Western and Middle federal district courts and even the United States Supreme Court. He was on the board of governors for both the American Association for Justice and the Tennessee Association for Justice, and is a hearing officer for the Tennessee Supreme Court Board of Professional Responsibility.
SuperLawyers magazine named him "Rising Star".
DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW
- Estate Planning & Wills
- Immigration Law
- Social Security Disability Claims
- Criminal Law
James Krenis is a licensed attorney with 14 years of client management, litigation and negotiating experience. He is licensed to practice in Tennessee state and federal courts and the United States Supreme Court.
He is a former board member of both the Tennessee and National Trial Lawyers' Board of Governors. He is also a Tennessee Ethics Hearing Committee member.
University of Memphis School of Law - 2001
Rutgers University - 1993
AWARDS, ACCOLADES AND RECOGNITION
SuperLawyers Rising Star - James Krenis was named a Rising Star by SuperLawyers.
Mensa - Mensa is a global group of unusually intelligent people as measured by standardized testing.
Defective Product$1M SETTLEMENT$1 million paid by a baby formula manufacturer for permanent injuries suffered by an infant and her parents due to defective product
Car Wreck / Wrongful Death$700,000 SETTLEMENT$700,000 paid by trucking company following fatal collision involving an elderly woman and an overworked trucker.
Insurance Dispute$125,000 SETTLEMENT$125,000 settlement following insurance dispute.
CAR WRECK / SLIP OR TRIP / WORKPLACE INJURY
If you have been injured intentionally or due to negligence or someone's reckless behavior, victims of a personal injury have legal rights to compensation for their injuries. With over 14 years experience, Attorney James Krenis will evaluate your personal injury case to help determine the amount of monetary compensation you could be entitled to based on lost income, decreased earning potential, medical bills accrued , emotional and financial loss, as well as pain and suffering endured.
Examples of potential personal injury cases include:
Birth Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Auto Accidents, Boat Accidents, Dog Bites, Slip and Fall Accidents, Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse, Brain Injuries, Back and Neck Injuries, Wrongful Death, Faulty Equipment.
DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW
Having expanded his solo practice in Jackson, TN to include family legal services such as: divorces, alimony, marital property division, child custody, child support, and visitation; Attorney James Krenis offers compassionate representation in divorce court.
If you are experiencing financial troubles or foreclosure, and are considering Bankruptcy, Attorney James Krenis can help. He will assess your current financial situation and determine if Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 11 bankruptcy is the best path for you.
If you are being charged with misdemeanor or felony charges, or are facing bail hearings or appeals, it is Attorney Krenis’ mission to defend your case as aggressively as possible to ensure your rights are protected.
Examples of criminal law matters include:
DUI/DWI, Assault, Juvenile Crimes, Child Abuse Crimes, Kidnapping, Homicide, Sex Crimes, Drug Crimes, Arson, Weapons Charges, Theft.
Estate planning, including setting up a will or trust will ensure your loved ones receive a financial inheritance upon your passing. Understanding the ever changing laws requires a competent Estate Planning and Administration lawyer. Attorney James Krenis will work hard to make sure there are no problems with your final arrangements.
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CLAIMS
A person is considered “disabled” by the Social Security Administration when they are not able to work enough to support themselves due to a medical condition that is expected to last longer than 12 months or result in death. Attorney James Krenis has experience dealing with Social Security Disability Claims, including the appeals process which happens often.
The United States Immigration Laws are constantly changing making it very difficult for the individual person to navigate the system. Making one mistake in the immigration process could cause your case to be denied, and place you in deportation proceedings. Attorney James Krenis can help you and your loved ones through general immigration matters including:
Adjustment of Status (Green Card), Fiancé Visas, Freedom of Information Act, Asylum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment Visas, Family Petitions, and Naturalization/Citizenship.
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