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Barbara George Barton

Attorney

Current Position

Shareholder
Barton Law Firm, P.A.
P.O. Box 12046
Columbia, SC 29211
USA

Tel: 803-256-6582
Fax: 803-779-0267
Email: bbarton@bartonlawsc.com

Class: XVIII (2007)Circuit: Fourth

Education

University of South Carolina, B.A. (1974)
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. (1977)

Professional Career

Shareholder, Robinson, Barton, McCarthy, Calloway & Johnson, P.A. (1986-)
Attorney, McNair Law Firm (1982-86)
Staff Attorney, AgFirst (1978-82)
Staff Attorney, Small Business Administration (1977-78)

Affiliations

South Carolina Bar Association, Corporate, Banking and Securities Law Section, Board of Directors (1984-87); Board of Governors (2005-10); Chair, Professional Potential Task Force
South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, President (1994-95); Vice President (1993); Treasurer (1992); Chair, Convention Committee (2000-01; 03); Certification Committee (1992); Ad Hoc Local Rules Committee (1998)
South Carolina Women Lawyers' Association, President (2002); President Elect (2001); Treasurer (1999-00); Board of Directors (1997-); Chair, Ladder Group (2004-06); various other committees
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association, Business Section
Richland County Bar Association
South Carolina Supreme Court, Commission on Lawyer Conduct (2004-09)
South Carolina Commission on Lawyer Competence, Chair
National Association of Women Lawyers
International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program
Bank Counsel Group
South Carolina Young Lawyers, Chair, Committee on Domestic Violence (1984-88)

Publications

"Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law and Procedure in South Carolina," National Business Institute seminar at Columbia, South Carolina 1999
"Creating and Managing an Attorney Client Relationship," revised and re-written for the South Carolina Bar Association Bridge the Gap seminar at Columbia, South Carolina 1999
"Executory Contracts: How to Handle Rejection, Bankruptcy From A to Z," written for South Carolina Bar Association seminar at Columbia, South Carolina Feb 1999
"Creating and Managing an Attorney Client Relationship," South Carolina Bar Association Bridge the Gap seminar at Columbia, South Carolina 2000
"Involuntary Bankruptcy," written for and disseminated at the American Bankruptcy Institute's 5th Annual Southeastern Bankruptcy Conference 2000
"Litigation in Bankruptcy Court, Evidentiary Issues in Bankruptcy: Elementary My Dear Watson," written for South Carolina Bar Association seminar Apr 2001

Awards

South Carolina Supreme Court, Certified as Specialist in Bankruptcy Law (1993-)
American Bankruptcy Institute, Certified as Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law (1998-)
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, (2004-12)
Martindale Hubble Rating-AV,
USC Compleat Lawyer Award, Gold Level (2003)
W.E.S. Robinson Public Service Award, (2000)
South Carolina Supreme Court, Attorney to Protect Client's Interests (1998-99)
Listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, (2012)
Sister Care, Inc., Volunteer of the Year (1989)
American Bar Association, National Award by Committee on Domestic Abuse
Listed as "Outstanding Professional," by Oxford's Who's Who, (1992)
TMA International Award: Small Business Turnaround of the Year, (2011)