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Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn

Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn

Barbara M. G. Lynn is the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, with chambers in Dallas, Texas. Lynn was in private practice from 1976 to 1999 at the law firm Carrington Coleman in Dallas. Lynn was the firm’s first female associate (1976 – 1982) and then became the firm’s first female partner (1983 – 1999) prior to joining the bench. On March 25, 1999, Lynn was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas vacated by Harry Barefoot Sanders, Jr. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 17, 1999 and received her commission on November 22, 1999. On May 1, 2016, she became the Chief Judge of the Northern District of Texas, the first woman to hold the position.

Guest Appearances
August 11, 2017

ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Winning Litigation Cases at Trial

Brad Brian, Ted Wells, James Quinn, and Judge Barbara Lynn discuss best practices for winning commercial litigation cases.


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