Dwayne U. Barrs, Jr.

Attorney | Dallas

Phone: (214) 615-2008
| Fax: (214) 615-2001

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About Dwayne

Dwayne Barrs is an experienced trial attorney with a health law focus. He has conducted depositions, hearings and over 25 jury trials to verdict.

Immediately prior to joining Hall Render, Dwayne served as Assistant General Counsel and Privacy Officer for a county-wide health care organization. As Assistant General Counsel, he was responsible for litigation in various contexts. He conducted negotiations, settled disputes and managed outside counsel. Outside of litigation, Dwayne conducted internal investigations and advised medical professionals on various compliance issues. As the HIPAA Privacy Officer, Dwayne developed trainings, investigated potential HIPAA violations and conducted HIPAA audits. His experience also includes drafting and negotiating contracts, some of which involved multi-million dollar implementations.

Dwayne gained invaluable real world trial experience as a public defender in multiple states. He has been exposed to every aspect of litigation from multiple perspectives. Dwayne is admitted to the Florida and Indiana Bars and is currently awaiting admission to the Texas Bar.


Furman University, B.A. - 2010

William & Mary Law School, J.D. - 2013


  • Florida - 2013
  • Indiana - 2015
  • Texas - 2019
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas - 2019


  • American Health Law Association
  • Member of the State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Collin County Bar Association