Brigit S. Barnes

Brigit S. Barnes

For the toughest challenges, California's top developers call Brigit Barnes.
  • Real Estate Law, Environmental Law, Estate Planning
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Summary

Brigit S. Barnes is the owner and principal of Brigit S. Barnes & Associates, Inc. Mrs. Barnes graduated cum laude from the University of Santa Clara in 1973 and obtained her J.D. with distinction from McGeorge School of Law in 1985. Mrs. Barnes is a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Agency, Business Associations and Contract Awards, and the Corpus Juris Secundum Legal Scholarship Award. Mrs. Barnes is a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association – Real Property Section, the State Bar of California, California Business Properties Association – Legislative Committee, and Sacramento Commercial Women in Real Estate – Chairman and Government Affairs Committee. Mrs. Barnes has developed and published materials, as well as leading seminars for title insurance companies, real estate brokers, and developers. Sacramento Commercial Women in Real Estate (CREW) has sponsored Mrs. Barnes’ seminars and lectures on the Department of Real Estate, Inclusionary Housing addressing water rights/agency regulatory controls at CREW’s National Convention. Additionally, she was a co-presenter on State and National Environmental Restrictions Effecting Tribal Property at the Environmental Law Institute’s First Annual Western Boot Camp. Mrs. Barnes has also served as one of the California Building Industry Association’s (CBIA) representatives to Governor Wilson’s Wetland’s Consensus, an advisory body, drafting proposed wetlands and watershed management legislation in California.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
Professional Experience
Land Use Council
City of Colfax
- Current
Owner
Brigit S. Barnes & Associates, Inc.
- Current
Partner
Balfrey & Abbott
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Associate
Balfrey & Abbott
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Education
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D.
Santa Clara University
B.S. (1973) | Political Science
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Honors: Cum Laude
Awards
Member of the Year
Commercial Women in Real Estate
Corpus Juris Secundum
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
American Jurisprudence Award for Agency
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
American Jurisprudence Award for Business Associations
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
American Jurisprudence Award for Contracts
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Professional Associations
Loomis Chamber of Commerce
Member
Current
El Dorado County and Placer Builders Council
Member
Current
State Bar of California # 122673
Member
Current
Sacramento County Bar Association, Real Property Section
Member
Current
Placer County CABPRO
Member
- Current
California Business Properties Association
Member
- Current
California Builders Association
Member, Select Conference on Industry and Litigation
- Current
California Builders Association
Select Conference on Industry Litigation
- Current
Commercial Real Estate Women
Chair
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Placer County CABPRO
Chair
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Land Law by Barnes
Blog
Land Blog by Barnes
Social Media
Contact & Map
3262 Penryn Rd.
Suite 200
Loomis, CA 95650
USA