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Hershell Louis Barnes,, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1970, certified Texas Board of Legal Specialization (law specialist (labor and employment)) 1975. Named The Best Lawyers in American, Woodward/White, Inc., 1988, Best Labor Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 1999, Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly and Law and Politics Media, 2003-2006.


Barnes, Hershell Louis was born on June 4, 1943 in Dublin, Texas, United States. Son of Hershell Louis and Dell (Walker) Barnes.


Bachelor of Business Administration (honorary), Texas Technology University, 1967. Juris Doctor (honorary), 1970.


Associate Proctor & Jones, Austin, Texas, 1970—1971. Partner Seay, Gwinn, Crawford, Mebus & Blakeney, Dallas, 1971—1982, Haynes & Boone, Dallas, since 1982. Lecturer Texas Association Business.

Council Education in Management, Texas Association Risk Management. Trustee Texas Technology Law School Foundation. Partner Barnes Law Firm, Dallas.

Adjunct professor University of Dallas Graduate School of Management. Captain United States Army, 1969-1974.


The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.


The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.


The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.


Served to captain Texas Army National Guard, 1969-1974. Member American Bar Association (practice andprocedure section, labor law section, individual rights section), Federal BarAssn. (labor law section), Dallas County Bar Association, State Bar Texas (labor law section), Texas Tech Law School Alumni Association (president 1982), Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Iota Epsilon.

Clubs: Texas, LAncers, Red Raider, Royal Oaks Country. Note editor Texas Tech Law Review, 1969-1970.


Married Gayle Pierson, October 17, 1970. Children: Hershell Louis III, Jessica Lynn.