Attorney at Law
John D. Agee
John D. Agee was born in Livingston, Tennessee in 1963. He attended Roane County High School in Kingston where teachers, classmates and family inspired him to pursue a college education and ultimately a career in the legal profession. After high school, Mr. Agee matriculated to Princeton University with the benefit of financial aid through the Class of 1925 Memorial Scholarship and received his A.B. in history in 1986 cum laude.
While in college, he pursued independent research and writing on the history of the early Christian Church, participated on the Freshman and Varsity Football Teams, and was President of the Princeton Elm Club.
Mr. Agee attended law school at Tulane and received his J.D. in 1989. During law school, he clerked for Administrative Law Judges in Washington D.C. and at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and acquired knowledge and training in the field of administrative law. Following law school, he returned to East Tennessee and became a partner in a general civil litigation practice in Roane County and focused on problems and issues concerning sick and disabled workers. During his career, he has pioneered compensation claims for plant workers at the U.S.D.O.L. facilities through the U.S. Department of Labor and laws of the State of Tennessee. He is admitted to practice in all State Courts, the U.S. District Court for East Tennessee, the United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
In 2005, Mr. Agee became a law partner with J. Timothy Bobo at Ridenour & Ridenour and the two have expanded the Firm to include an additional location in Kingston at the City Park. His practice areas include general civil litigation, personal injury, Social Security disability law, workers’ compensation, and U.S. Department of Labor Sick Workers Claims. During his career he has tried cases in State Courts and before Federal agencies.
Mr. Agee lives in Oak Ridge, Tennessee on a farm with his six children and wife, Lea Ellen Ridenour Agee.