Party affiliation: Democrat
Thomas Arthur Barnes, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Colorado 1975, United States District Court Colorado 1975, United States Supreme Court 1980, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1981. Recipient Commendation award, Colorado Governor, 1980. Member of Inn of Court, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, El Paso County Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association.
Attorney Volunteers in Service to America, Denver, 1976—1977. Deputy district attorney District Attorney' General’ s Office, Colorado Springs, 1977—1981. Sole practice, 1981—2000.
Professor University Denver College Law, since 2000. Instructor criminal justice Pikes Peak Community College, 1978, juvenile court magistrate, 1990. Instructor Denver Paralegal Institute, since 1994.
Member Governor's Juvenile Justice Council, Denver, 1976—1980, Colorado Springs Human Relations Commission, 1991—1997. Organizer Shape-Up Prison Visitation Program, Canon City, 1980—1981. Advisor Minority Council for Arts, 1983—1985.