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Zealous and diligent trial lawyer for 30 years, representing clients in both civil and criminal litigation, mediation, and arbitration.  When you are right, it pays to have an expert advocate and experienced litigator.


Practice areas

  1. Litigation: 20%
    3 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    3 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    3 years
  4. Constitutional: 10%
    3 years
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



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Legal Guidance By Carolyn Barnes Pc

419 Indian Trail
Leander, TX, 78641


TXNot Eligible to Practice - Discipline198408/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Who’s Who in AmericanN/AN/A
Tau Beta SigmaTexas Lutheran UniversityN/A
Band Drum Major and PresidentTexas Lutheran UniversityN/A
Scholars Program and Dean's ListTexas Lutheran CollegeN/A
Beta Alpha SigmaTexas Lutheran UniversityN/A
Alpha Phi OmegaTexas Lutheran UniversityN/A
Board of AdvocatesUniversity of Texas School of LawN/A
National Mock Trial TeamUniversity of Texas School of LawN/A
Drum MajorStroman HighN/A
Alpha ChiTexas Lutheran UniversityN/A
Harry S. Truman ScholarshipHarry S. Truman ScholarshipN/A
Who’s Who Among Young Emerging Leaders in AmericaN/AN/A
Who’s Who in TexasN/AN/A
International Who's Who of ProfessionalsN/AN/A
Outstanding Young Women in AmericaN/AN/A
Who’s Who in Executive & ProfessionalsN/AN/A
Who’s Who Among Young American ProfessionalsN/AN/A
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Marching Major DomoUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Trial AttorneyLegal Guidance1986 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Capitol City Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Travis County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Texas Lutheran UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
University of Texas School of LawN/AJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBAN/A
Lutheran Seminary of the SouthwestN/AN/AN/A