Barbara R. Light

Associate, Business Group

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Barbara Light joined BoyarMiller’s Litigation Group in December 2019.  Barbara assists clients in all stages of litigation including drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, responding to discovery and evidentiary motions, negotiating settlements for mediation, and arguing motions for summary judgment. Her practice also extends into probate, wills and trust litigation, where she actively works with trustees, administrators, executors, beneficiaries and guardians as litigation becomes necessary.

Areas of Focus

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil litigation
  • Probate, wills, estate and trust litigation
  • Guardianship litigation
  • Estate planning and administration

Quick Facts

  • Graduate of University of Houston Law Center
  • Graduate of Texas A&M

Barbara Light joined BoyarMiller’s Litigation Group in December 2019.  Barbara assists clients in all stages of litigation including drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, responding to discovery and evidentiary motions, negotiating settlements for mediation, and arguing motions for summary judgment. Her practice also extends into probate, wills and trust litigation, where she actively works with trustees, administrators, executors, beneficiaries and guardians as litigation becomes necessary.

During law school, Barbara interned for The Honorable Gray H. Miller, District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; The Honorable Terry Jennings, Senior Justice of the Texas First Court of Appeals; and The Honorable Ken Wise of the Texas 14th Court of Appeals. During her internships, she researched complex legal issues, prepared bench memoranda and drafted court orders.

Barbara also served as the symposium editor of the Houston Law Review, and was a research assistant on a faculty project investigating online lawyer advertising practices. Before attending law school, Barbara obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Education

  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center
  • B.A., Texas A&M

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