A criminal defense lawyer who works for you.
Tracy chose to become a criminal defense attorney because she wanted to ensure everyone has a fair chance to tell their story. She understands there are many reasons someone might wind up on the wrong side of a courtroom and it doesn’t mean they are a bad person or someone who deserves a harsh punishment. Tracy makes sure clients receive the best possible outcome when their license or livelihood are on the line.
Fighting for you in the courtroom.
Tracy wants to make sure you get a fair day in court. She will make sure police procedures were properly followed, examine evidence against you, and thoroughly review your case for any issues. From there, she will help you make an educated decision about how best to move forward. There are many ways a punishment can be handed down if punishment is even necessary, and Tracy will fight to find the best situation for you.
|KS||Authorized to practice law||2014||12/23/2020|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||2013||11/18/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Top Up & Coming Lawyers||Missouri Lawyers Media||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Young Lawyer of the Year||Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association||2014|
|Associate||The Gordon Law Firm||2016 - 2018|
|Owner||The Law Office of Tracy L. Barnes, LLC||2013 - 2016|
|Research Assistant to Councilman Jim Glover||The City of Kansas City, Missouri||2012 - 2014|
|Law Clerk||The City of Kansas City, Missouri, Prosecutor's Office||2011 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Young Professional's Board of Legal Aid of Western Missouri||Secretary||2017 - Present|
|Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association||Municipal Court Committee Chair||2016 - Present|
|Association for Women Lawyers||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|Kansas Bar Association||N/A||2014 - Present|
|Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||Executive Board||2013 - Present|
|Missouri Bar||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Missouri Lawyers Weekly||Up & Coming Awards Interview||2017|
|University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2012|
|University of Missouri||Bachelor of Journalism||2008|
|Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association||Expanding Expungements under Missouri Law||2017|
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Thu Sep 13 2018
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Tue Jul 25 2017