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About Us

Headquartered in Raleigh, The Barnes Law Firm is a law firm currently working with over 100 local businesses, companies and startups. Houston Barnes, the founder, has years of experience working with start-ups, early-stage, franchise and established businesses throughout North Carolina. Houston Barnes brings his experience as in-house counsel and a corporate attorney, combined with his real-world executive experience in the start-up, franchising and business world, making The Barnes Law Firm the ideal partner for you and your business.

The Barnes Law Firm was originally established to fill a growing need — experienced legal advice, personalized attention, and guidance without the overhead and inefficiencies of a big law firm.

The Barnes Law Firm sole focus is helping you in your corporate and small business success. Whether you are a startup at the first steps of incorporation looking to create an LLC, an individual who needs help reviewing or drafting a contract, someone looking to open a franchise that needs help reviewing the FDD, or a company that is expanding and growing your business — you can rely upon The Barnes Law Firm to serve as your lawyer. Here you can find other Resources for you business.

Whether you are a small business, or a large corporation. When a dispute arises that requires a lawsuit, you can turn to the Barnes Law Firm.  Our first goal is always to settle any dispute, and most time we do. But when we cant settle a dispute, we work with the best business litigators and trial attorneys in out state. Our experience and focus allows us to begin on day 1 putting you in the best negotiating position possible.

Every year individuals and universities not only in Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, but across NC are developing new technologies and looking for ways to commercialize those technologies. The Barnes Law Firm serves as the Raleigh business lawyer for many startups — from point of conception, raising funds/financing, negotiating international licensing contracts, corporate governance, employment contracts, and advising the Board of Directors. Learn more about our Practice Areas.

The Barnes Law Firm brings expertise and a background that will prevent you from costly legal mistakes, and protect your business.

Our experience goes beyond corporate law, franchises, governance, litigation, and commercial real estate–we pride ourselves as lawyers partnering with your company to help you in your success. We work with early stage to maturing companies to help you bring an idea from point of conception into the market.

Contact us today for a free consultation to talk about your business and how we can work together.


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