I am a graduate of Wheaton High School, the University of Maryland College Park, and... more
I am a graduate of Wheaton High School, the University of Maryland College Park, and the University of Baltimore School of Law. Prior to graduating from law school, I was also a licensed realtor for several years. Upon passing the bar in 1989, I first worked at a small family law firm for 4 years and then opened my own practice in 1994. Between 1994 and 2000, I expanded my practice to inc... view profile
Mr. Barnes is a founding partner of Goodell DeVries. He represents clients in... more
Mr. Barnes is a founding partner of Goodell DeVries. He represents clients in complex tort, commercial, and product liability litigation. During his career, he has represented a variety of clients in disputes involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, antitrust, breach of contract, unfair trade practices, aviation, commercial torts, and state procurement laws. He has defended companies in f... view profile
I have significant amount of experience in all phases of litigation, including... more
I have significant amount of experience in all phases of litigation, including securities litigation, all manner of claims involving construction work, general business and commercial litigation, and professional liability litigation (including defending lawyers and other professionals who've had complaints filed against them with professional boards). I have a personal interest in defending l... view profile
If you make a big purchase and later decide you to return the item, what can you do if the store refuses to refund your money? You can file a lawsuit and proceed with litigation, but the process can be costly and time-consuming. The law provides several other methods to resolve disputes and all offer unique advantages. A lawyer who specializes in disputes reviews your paperwork and tells you what method will best serve your needs and budget.