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|Current Court Information:|
|Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Brad Henry|
|Past post:||Attorney, private practice|
|Undergraduate:||University of Oklahoma|
|Law School:||Oklahoma City University School of Law|
Deborah Browers Barnes is a judge on the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals, the intermediate appellate court in the state of Oklahoma. She was appointed by former Governor Brad Henry and sworn-in to this position on July 9, 2008. She was retained in the 2010 election by a majority of voters. Her current term ends in 2016.
Barnes received her bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma, and her law degree, in 1983, from Oklahoma City University School of Law where she graduated first in her class.
From 1985 to 1989 Judge Barnes was a staff attorney for former state Supreme Court Justice Ralph Hodges and has since worked in civil litigation, administrative law, and commercial and business law.
From 1997 to 2001 Judge Barnes was vice president, associate general counsel and corporate secretary for Oneok Inc. in Tulsa. The next year she began working in private practice at Crutchmer, Browers & Barnes.
- See also: Oklahoma judicial elections, 2010
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