Ms. Barnett is a mitigation specialist with our criminal defense team. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Education and a Master of Science in Social Work. Previously, Ms. Barnett has held various positions with non-profit entities in the capacity of counselor, grant writer and teacher. Most recently she held a position as a social worker with the Metro Public Defender office in Nashville.

Ms. Barnett holds a membership with NLADA and has attended numerous seminars at the state and federal level regarding capital defense.  She has been awarded certification as a Group Crisis Intervenor.