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Attorneys of Barnes Law Firm

Whether serving you in skillful negotiations with insurers, aggressive litigation in court, or acting as claimant attorney for employees injured overseas in a Defense Base Act case, Barnes Law Firm is dedicated to holding negligent parties accountable and achieving justice for you.

Attorney Thomas Barnes has been a lawyer for over 20 years, making a positive difference in the lives of clients for issues including serious accidents, personal injuries, and workers’ compensation in both the state of Texas and nationwide.

You can benefit from our proven legal leadership and reputation for results. Contact us today for a free initial consultation. Call us locally at (713) 652-4002 or toll free at (888) 661-4002. We can arrange to visit you at your home or hospital room if your injury prevents you from traveling. Se habla español.

Thomas Barnes

Location: Houston, Texas
Toll Free: (888) 661-4002
Fax: 713-654-0096
Email: Email Me

Thomas Barnes is a 1992 graduate of South Texas College of Law. He obtained his bachelor’s from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Barnes is licensed in the State of Texas and is admitted to practice before the United States Federal Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

He currently practices law in Houston, TX and practices as a plaintiff’s attorney, representing clients in Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation matters, state workers’ compensation, personal injury cases, and retaliatory discharge claims.

Mr. Barnes has lectured at the Houston Bar Association’s Bad Faith Insurance Practices Seminar (2002) and National Business Institute’s Workers’ Compensation Seminar (2004). He is a member of the Texas State Bar, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Texas Workers’ Compensation Local Attorneys of Houston, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury — Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.
  • University of Texas, Austin
    • B.A.

Classes/Seminars

  • Houston Bar Association’s Bad Faith Insurance Practices (2002)
  • National Business Institute’s Workers’ Compensation (2004)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission Lawyers Association

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Peggy Campbell

Location: Houston, Texas
Toll Free: (888) 661-4002
Fax: 713-654-0096
Email: Email Me

Peggy Campbell is a 1998 graduate of Washburn University School of Law. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, and graduated magna cum lade. Ms. Campbell is licensed in the State of Texas and is admitted to practice before the United States Federal Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

She currently practices law in Houston, Texas and practices as a plaintiff’s attorney, representing clients in Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation matters, Defense Base Act claims, Texas State Workers’ Compensation, insurance bad faith, and wrongful death. 25% of Ms. Campbell’s practice is devoted to litigation.

Ms. Campbell has lectured at the Texas Workers’ Advocates Seminar (2012). She is a member of the State Bar of Texas (2000 – Present), Texas Workers’ Advocates, and Houston Trial Lawyers Association (2005 – Present).

Areas of Practice

  • Texas State Workers’ Compensation
  • Longshore/Defense Base Act Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • Insurance Bad Faith

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
    • J.D. – 1998
  • Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas
    • B.A. magna cum laude – 1995
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims, Texas Workers Advocates, 2012 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Bar Association, 2000 – Present
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association, 2005 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Coats, Rose, Yale, Ryman & Lee, Attorney, 2000 – 2001

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta