Bobby Barina

455 East Central Texas Expressway
Suite 104
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Areas of Practice

Family Law
Criminal Law
Custody & Visitation
Child Support
Certified Legal Specialties
Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Juvenile Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1991
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1997
U.S. Supreme Court, 1998


The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
J.D. - 1991
University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Belton, Texas
B.B.A. - 1988
Major: Economics & Finance
Temple Junior College, Temple, Texas
A.A. - 1986

Published Works

Child Witness Testimony, Juvenile Law Conference, Juvenile Law Section of State Bar of Texas, February, 2000
The Texas Juvenile Lawyer's Trial Booklet, February, 2000
Voir Dire and Jury Selection, Litigation and Trial Tactics, Co-Author, University of Houston Law Foundation, December, 1999

Representative Cases

Jordan v. State, 979 S.W. 2d 75 (Court of App. of Texas 1998)
United States v. Meshack, 225 F.3d 556 (U.S. Court of App. 5th Cir. 2000)
Lloyd Thomas v. Jordan

Honors and Awards

Texas Bar Foundation, 1999
State Bar College
Texas Super Lawyer, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

Bell County Bar Association, Member
Bell/Lampasas/Mills Counties Bar Association, Director, 1998 - Present
State Bar of Texas; Sections: Criminal Justice, Family Law, Juvenile, Appellate, Member
Clean Area Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, President, 2007 - Present
Texas Family Law Foundation, Member, 2007 - Present
Texas Academy of Board Certified Family Lawyers, 2001 - Present

Past Employment Positions

Nolanville, Texas, Municipal Judge, 1999 - 2004
Harris & Barina, Killeen, Texas, Partner, 1994 - 2001
Coryell County, Texas, Special Prosecutor, 1994 - 1995
Nolanville, Texas, Municipal Prosecutor, 1995
Nolanville, Texas, Municipal Prosecutor, 1997 - 1999
Coryell County, Texas, First Assistant County/District Attorney, 1993 - 1994
James H. Kreimeyer, Attorney at Law, Belton, Texas, Associate, 1992 - 1993
Barina & Associates, 2001 - 2004
Bell County, Texas, Chief Juvenile Prosecutor, 2004 - 2007