Also known as Barry J. McWhirter

Barry Jason McWhirter

Barry Jason McWhirter

Immigration Attorney
Memphis, TN




No Misconduct


Spanish , English

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About Me

Being the son of one of the most respected trial lawyer's in Memphis, I knew that I too wanted to be a trial lawyer from a very early age. In my professional career, I have specialized in trial work and have had the opportunity to try lawsuits in Federal Court, Immigration Court, General Sessions (both civil and criminal) Court, Chancery Court, Criminal Court, and Circuit Court. I handle...

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Barry is awesome!! 10/10

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client about 2 years ago.

Barry is just an all around great guy. He is superb. Very smart and talented in what he does. He is also well known. I haven't even known him for...
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William Alton Young Jr.
William Young

Memphis, TN

2 months ago

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Robert Samuel Gilligan
Robert Gilligan

Waynesville, NC

3 months ago

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2001 License Status: Active for the state of Tennessee.
Last updated by Avvo: 01/05/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2011 – present

McWhirter & Irvine, PLLC


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2001 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law


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2001 Mock Trial Competition Winner

University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law


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2007- present Board of Directors

Memphis Bar Association

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2001 How the Abolishment of the Assumption of Risk Doctrine in Tennessee Affected Common Law Doctrine Associated with Primary Implied Assumption of the Risk

University of Memphis Law Review

2000 Sullivan v. Baptist Memorial Hospital: Self-Publication - A Compelling Doctrine

University of Memphis Law Review

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions

at Judicial Conference 2012

2011 Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions in Tennessee

at BenchBar and Boardroom Conference

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