Heather A. Barnes

Heather A. Barnes

520 Capitol Mall
Suite 250
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: 916.565.0300
Fax: 916.565.1636

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  • Certificate in Business Foundations, Indiana University Kelley School of Business
  • B.A., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Indiana University/Purdue University - Indianapolis
  • M.B.A., Indiana University Kelley School of Business
  • J.D., Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis

Heather A. Barnes


Ms. Barnes is an associate at the firm's Sacramento office, where she represents businesses and individuals in all phases of civil litigation. Her practice extends to commercial, business, professional liability, and real estate litigation matters, including a broad array of malpractice, employment, insurance defense, premises liability, breach of contract and construction defect claims. Ms. Barnes is currently licensed to practice before all state and federal courts in California and Indiana.


Ms. Barnes comes to us from the State of Indiana, where her practice included state and federal corporate governance prosecution and defense, corporate litigation, legal malpractice prosecution, and class action litigation.

Professional Contributions

Ms. Barnes is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Indiana, the Sacramento County Bar Association, and Women Lawyers of Sacramento.

Community and Professional Contributions

While in law school, Ms. Barnes earned the Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence in recognition for her pro bono contributions. While in Indiana, Ms. Barnes volunteered her time to assist clients in the Protective Order Pro Bono Project, clerk for the Indianapolis division of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and to serve as counsel for indigent clients of the Indiana University Law Clinic. Since coming to California, Ms. Barnes has worked, temporarily, for the Fred Finch Youth Center, of Northern California, and recently began pursuing volunteer opportunities with the Legal Services of Northern California.

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