Licensed to Practice in Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee

Barnes Law Firm Staff

Julie Barry - Executive Legal Assistant to Trip Barnes

Julie serves as Executive Legal Assistant to Harris H. “Trip” Barnes, III. She brings over 30 years of experience in the legal field as a Certified Paralegal and Office Manager in the areas of personal injury litigation, labor law, and franchise and corporate law. With a degree in Marketing and Management from Louisiana State University, Julie’s experience has provided her with general knowledge of effectively managing a law firm.

JOYCE PUTMAN - In-House Accountant

Joyce has a B.S.B.A. in Business from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, and an M.B.A. from Mississippi College, Jackson, MS. She also has 25 years of experience in accounting and auditing for the State of Mississippi.

lori huff - Administrative Assistant and Client Relations

Lori is originally from Utah. She has lived in Mississippi for the last 25 years and has enjoyed raising her family here. Lori uses her unique organizational skills and creativity to keep our front office running smoothly.  She looks forward to personally greeting each guest with a smile.


CAROL STRINGER - Secretarial Position Assisting in

All Aspects of the Firm’s Business

Carol is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah, and has been in Jackson, Mississippi for the past 25 years. She brings over 30 years of experience and expertise to our firm.


MISTY GORDiN - Paralegal

Misty is a paralegal working in the areas of Estate Planning, Tax Planning, Probate and Trust Litigation.

Misty graduated from East Rankin Academy and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Southern Mississippi. Misty earned a Certified Paralegal certificate from NALA and an Advanced Paralegal Certification in trial practice.

Misty’s paralegal experience is varied and includes work in estate and probate matters, eminent domain, and many areas of litigation, including  personal injury, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, business litigation, and healthcare law.



  Experience.  Excellence.  Results.



2510 14th Street, Suite 830

Gulfport, MS 39502

Tel: (228) 868-0197


5 River Bend Place, Suite A

Flowood, MS 39232

Tel: (601) 981-6336

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