James R. Barnes - Young Lawyers Section Representative

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James R. Barnes
Young Lawyers Section Representative

James R. Barnes of Albany was elected the inaugural young lawyers section representative to the Executive Committee.

Barnes, a shareholder at Burke & Casserly, concentrates his practice in elder law, trusts and estates, business succession planning and real estate.

A member of the State Bar's House of Delegates, Barnes is a past chair of the Young Lawyers Section. He is a member of the Elder Law and Trusts and Estates sections. He is also a member of The New York Bar Foundation's board of directors.

Barnes graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Binghamton and earned his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. He is a resident of Latham and a native of Buffalo.