Attorney Profile

Barbara J. Meeks • Associate

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Barbara Meeks joined Touchstone Bernays in 2022 and her practice focuses on insurance defense and personal injury matters. Prior to returning to private practice, Barbara served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas and in 2014 while practicing law in Mississippi she was appointed as an Administrative Law Judge for the Mississippi Department of Employment Security Commission.

Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense
Personal Injury

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity


Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, MS; J.D. 2001
Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS; BA 1995; Major: Political Science


Texas, 2018
Mississippi, 2001
United States Supreme Court, 2018
Texas Supreme Court, 2017
United States District Court Northern District of Texas, 2018
United States District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2018
Mississippi Supreme Court, 2002
Mississippi Court of Appeals, 2005
Tribal Court of Mississippi, 2009
Chancery Court of Mississippi, 2003
United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2002

Honors & Awards

Reuben V. Anderson Pre-Law Award
Legacy Community Service Award
Delta Light Community Service Award


CLE Seminar and Presenter – “Know Where the Bodies are Buried” – Wills and Estate Planning

Personal Information

Born 1972, Egremont, Mississippi. Married to Tunde Alarape and has two daughters.