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Andrea L. Barr

Associate


Practice Areas

Probate

Litigation

Estate Planning

Trusts

Education

University of Houston Law Center
Juris Doctorate 2013

University of Houston
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Magna Cum Laude, 2010

About

Andrea Barr joined Ford + Bergner LLP in 2019 and focuses her practice on fiduciary, probate and trust litigation.

Ms. Barr’s experience includes handling several commercial real estate transactions, commercial, probate, dram shop liability litigation, and a bill of review proceeding.  Ms. Barr’s practice focuses on complex negotiations and litigation involving questions of real estate and probate matters.  Ms. Barr also has experience in probate, trust, and guardianship administrations.

While pursuing her law degree, Ms. Barr participated as a student attorney in the transactional clinic at the University of Houston Law Center where she formed entities and drafted agreements related to entity formation, employment, and sales of stocks.  While serving as an intern appellate brief writer at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, she filed five (5) successful appellate briefs and created a new system with the Fourteenth and First Court of Appeals to retrieve records and evidence.

During and after law school, Ms. Barr worked for a sole practitioner firm where she was able to get hands-on experience drafting and arguing a bill of review proceeding setting aside an agreed judgment and family settlement and release agreement by summary judgment motion practice in Harris County Probate Court One.  She also handled all discovery.

Our Houston office conveniently serves our clients in Harris, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, and Fort Bend counties, while our Dallas office serves clients in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, and Collin counties.