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About Barry

 

EDUCATION – LICENSURES

Oklahoma City University School of Law

        Juris Doctor December 1988

        Class rank: Top one third (1/3rd.)

Baylor University

        BA Business 1979

Texas Board of Legal Specialization

         Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law (1994)

         Re-certified in Personal Injury Trial Law (1999, 2004, 2009, 2014)

Admissions to Practice

        State of Texas, all State Courts 1989

        United States District Courts

                 Northern District of Texas 1989

                 Eastern District of Texas   1990

 

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Law Offices of Barry N. Johnson

Solo Practioner, 2008 to present

Litigation primarily involving criminal cases, civil actions, class actions and multi-district litigation; commercial disputes as well as Family Law.

Needham Johnson, a Professional Corporation

Partner/Shareholder, 1989 – 2012

Handled in excess of 1,000 cases, primarily involving a mixture of personal injury, products liability, FELA, health care liability claims and insurance contract litigation, from inception to completion.

                Tried in excess of 55 trials, both state and federal courts.

                Taken in excess of 1,000 oral depositions.

                Handled in excess of 1,000 contested hearings.

                Handled in excess of 100 mediations.

                Drafted and handled all aspects of pleadings and motions practice for firm’s cases, in excess of 1,000 cases, from original petition through trial.

                Performed legal research for some of firm’s cases.

  

PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Commercial Real Estate agent, 8/1984 -8/1986

Specialized in income producing properties, particularly apartments, office buildings, and shopping centers.

Assistant Manager and Sales Executive, 4/1979 - 8-1984

After graduation from Baylor, went to work for a small Texas business.  Started as assistant plant manager in Abilene, was promoted to sales executive for the South Texas region, and later promoted to larger territory responsible for Houston area and East Texas.

 


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