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Leslie Starr Barrows

About me

The Barrows Firm provides outstanding legal representation to our clients.  Whether you are facing a bench trial, a jury trial or administrative proceeding, the attorneys of the Barrows Firm will defend your legal rights and stand beside you every step of the way.


From adoptions to contested divorce jury trials to juvenile defense – Leslie Starr Barrows is known for being a zealous advocate who represents her clients with their best interests in mind by your side for the entirety of the matter.  


Practice areas include:  Pre-Marital Planning, Adoptions (CPS or Step-parent), High-Conflict Divorces, Child Custody/Support Modifications, Enforcements/Contempt, Criminal Defense (Federal and State), Expunctions, Juvenile Defense, Juvenile Sealings, and Will Preparation.


With a decade of legal experience, we provide the highest quality representation in while maintaining the ‘close client’ relationships.  Our goal is to develop long-term client relationships  which sets this firm apart from others.  Over the last few years, she has successfully grown her practice by following this principle:  Humble beginnings, hard work and understanding that every story has more than one side, make our customer service approach hard to beat.



Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 90%
    12 years
  2. Juvenile: 5%
    12 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 5%
    12 years



Hourly ($250/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

31 total 

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  • W. Bradley Parker

    I have worked with Leslie through the Tarrant County Bar Association on numerous occasions. She tackles projects with a vigor that she pursues with her cases and clients. Her reputation in the legal community is above reproach.


    W. Parker Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Francis Byno IV

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Leslie Barrows for several years. She always gives her clients her full attention. She takes her job seriously and is always prepared. If I needed an attorney, I would hire her and am always glad to give her a referral.


    John Byno Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Barrows Firm, P.C.

500 E. Belknap
Fort Worth, TX, 76102

Barrows Firm, PC

99 Trophy Club Drive
Trophy Club, TX, 76262

Barrows Firm

1321 W. Randol Mill Rd.
Suite 104
Arlington, TX, 76012



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200508/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Fort Worth MagazineFort Worth Top Attorney in Family Law2015
Women in BusinessSouthlake Style2015
Dedication RecognitionMetroport Teen Court2015
Top Attorney 2015Society Life2015
Law ReviewSociety Life2014
Best of the Best in SouthlakeSociety Life2014
Best of the Best 2014 in SouthlakeSouthlake Style2014
Fort Worth Top Attorney Family & CriminalFort Worth Magazine2014
Law ReviewSociety Life2013
Best of the Best 2013 in SouthlakeSouthlake Style2013
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2013
Women in BusinessSouthlake Style2013
Women in BusinessSociety Life2013
Judge of the Year 2013Metroport Teen Court2013
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Barrows Firm, P.C.2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Johnson Elementary PTOSponsorship for Jogging for Johnson2015 - Present
Fort Worth ChamberMember2015 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationCo-Chair of Bench Bar Conference2015 - Present
Komen Greater Fort WorthBoard of Directors2015 - Present
AFCCBoard of Directors2015 - Present
Northeast Tarrant County BarPresident2014 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMember2014 - Present
Southlake Chamber of CommerceAmbassador2013 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationElder Law Handbook Committee2012 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationChair Juvenile Seminar2012 - Present
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenMember2010 - Present
State Bar CollegeMember2010 - Present
TCBANational Adoption Day Committee2007 - Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Tarrant County Probate Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2005 - Present
American Inns of CourtSecretary2013 - 2014
Northeast Tarrant County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2013 - 2014
Southlake Women's ClubFormer Board of Directors for Art in the Square2012 - 2013
Tarrant County Bar AssociationChair National Adoption Day2012 - 2013
Tarrant County Family Law Bar AssociationTechnology Section2011 - 2013
American Inns of CourtMembership Chair2011 - 2012
Tarrant County Bar AssociationChair - Solo/Small Firm Section2011 - 2014
Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - 2013
Tarrant County Young Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Juvenile Felony Sex Assault Case DismissedDismissed
Felony Dismissed!Case Dismissed
Child Custody ModificationSole Custody
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Publication nameTitleDate
Barrows Firm websiteJury Trials in Divorce2015
Barrows Firm websiteTexas Wills and Estate Planning2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oklahoma City University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Sam Houston State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tarrant County Bar AssociationJuvenile Law2015
State Bar of Texas, Paralegal Division SectionCPS Duty to Report2015
State Bar of TexasMarketing2015
Court Coordinator's SeminarCPS Duty to Report2015
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMarketing for New Lawyers2014
Tarrant County Bar AssociationLessons Learned about Juvenile Law2014
Northeast Tarrant County Bar AssociationFighting the Machine CPS2014
Juvenile Seminar 2013Baby Lawyer Procedures2013
The ConservatoryEstate Planning2012