Kelly M. Barnhart

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Norfolk, VA

Roussos & Barnhart, PLC
 | 500 East Plume Street, Suite 503
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-690-7897
Fax: 757-624-9257
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (50%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Government Contracts (10%),
  • Tax: Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A partner with the law firm of Roussos & Barnhart, P.L.C., Kelly M. Barnhart has more than 16 years of experience representing clients throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ms. Barnhart focuses her legal practice in the areas of business bankruptcy*, business litigation, consumer bankruptcy matters, contracts, tax matters and business law.

    Ms. Barnhart attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College, graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in history and political science in 1998. She then commenced her legal education at the University of Mississippi School of Law, from which she graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2002. During her final year of law school, Ms. Barnhart was a visiting student at the University of Notre Dame School of Law.

    After law school, Ms. Barnhart was admitted to practice law before all of the state courts of Virginia, the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia. She primarily focuses on helping businesses to restructure debt but also represents trustees and creditors in business bankruptcy proceedings. Ms. Barnhart's skillful work for her clients has been recognized. She was named as among the legal elite in Virginia in the area of bankruptcy and creditors' rights since 2015. She was also named to the 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers list.

    Ms. Barnhart remains active in the legal profession and her community. She is a member of several professional organizations, including, the Virginia State Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, and the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association. She previously served as the president of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association and the former chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Virginia Bar Association.  She is currently on the Board for the Bankruptcy Section of the Virginia State Bar.  

    *We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Bankruptcy: Business
    • 10%Business Litigation
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Government Contracts
    • 10%Tax: Business
    Focus Areas

    Bankruptcy Law, Contracts, Business Organizations

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012

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    About Kelly Barnhart

    Admitted: 2004, Virginia

    Professional Webpage: https://rgblawfirm.com/bio_kbarnhart.htm

    Honors/Awards:

    • Super Lawyer, 2013, 2016, 2020
    • Selection to the Who's Who list for 2020 for publication in 2021, Marquis Who's Who , 2020
    • Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers, 2020
    • Legal Elite, 2015 - 2019
    • Rising Star, 2010 - 2012

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
    • Commonwealth of Virginia
    • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
    • Member, Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk and Newport News Division, Bankruptcy Bar Liaison Committee
    • Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association
    • Member, Virginia State Bar Association

    Educational Background:

    • University of Notre Dame School of Law
    • Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, 1998
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    Office Location for Kelly M. Barnhart

    500 East Plume Street
    Suite 503
    Norfolk, VA 23510

    Phone: 757-690-7897

    Fax: 757-624-9257

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    Last Updated: 2/3/2021

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