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Houston Barnes

Houston Barnes

Attorney at Law

Raleigh
North Carolina
Licensed in
NC
University of North Carolina School of Law

"Very prompt, knowledgeable, and honest. It was a pleasure working with Houston!"

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About
Founder of the Barnes Law Firm & Southern Franchise Law, Houston has built a strong reputation across the region as a business leader helping entrepreneurs and small businesses form and rapidly expand. In 2007, Houston was hired as one of the first executives with a life science, medical device, and pharmaceutical start-up. He was part of the team, which grew the start-up into a successful international healthcare company. In 2011 Houston founded his own firm. In less than 2 years he grew it into a leading boutique law firm serving entrepreneurs and growth stage businesses in the southeast. Houston has served on many corporate as well as… read more local non-profit boards.
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"Mr. Barnes was diligent and timely with great insight. He was a great help and we plan on using him again in the future."

Review Franchise Agreement
Posted on Jun 3, 2019
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"On time meeting a tight deadline with accurate information on Franchising."

Review Franchise Disclosure Document
Posted on May 11, 2019
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"Very prompt, knowledgeable, and honest. It was a pleasure working with Houston!"

Review Franchise Agreement
Posted on May 4, 2019
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"Houston was great! Hoping to work together again in the future! Thanks Houston!"

Review Franchise Agreement
Posted on Mar 5, 2019
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"Very quick review of FDD agreement , really did not feel as though it was explained in depth enough. Was asked if I read the FDD , I did but did not understand all of it. Isn't that we hire lawyers from UP Counsel??"

Review Franchise Agreement
Posted on Dec 8, 2018
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"Quick turnaround on a contract review and he provided clear advice."

Review Franchise Agreement
Posted on Nov 2, 2018

Work History

The Barnes Law Firm, PLLC

Attorney, Founder

Jan 2010 - Present

Outside counsel for multiple companies under umbrella of Firm -- Founded and grew Firm into highly respected firm handling large volume of corporate transactional work for leading regional companies.

• Clients across multiple industry sectors, including technology, software clean-tech, and high growth
• Management of broad based corporate transactional

Jan 2010 - Present

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