Harry E. Barr
An Okaloosa County Attorney
Located at Chesser & Barr, P.A.’s Shalimar office, founding partner
Harry E. Barr is a native of Lexington, Kentucky. His career began in
the military, where he became a highly decorated captain in the United
States Air Force. Following Mr. Barr’s tour in Vietnam as a Forward
Air Controller, the legal profession beckoned him.
“Trial law was the only thing that seemed interesting and challenging,”
he recalls. He returned to the University of Alabama for his law degree
and has been in practice since.
Mr. Barr’s experience with complicated cases informs our entire legal
practice. For more information on how we can help you,
schedule your initial consultation today.
Mr. Barr recognized his passion for law led him to the right career choice.
He served on the Florida Supreme Court committee, the Florida Board of
Bar Examiners, for six years and currently holds emeritus status. Active
in the local community, Mr. Barr served as president of the Okaloosa Walton
He was a two-term president of the Okaloosa Walton Legal Aid Society, which
provides legal assistance for the financially disadvantaged. In his personal
time, Mr. Barr and his wife enjoy restoring old homes. Mr. Barr is Board
Certified in Civil Trial Law.
Certified legal specialties:
- Florida, 1974
- Alabama, 1974
- The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Professional associations and memberships:
- Okaloosa Walton Bar Association, past President
Past employment positions:
- Florida Supreme Court Committee, Florida Board of Bar Examiners
Pro bono activities:
- President, Okaloosa Walton Legal Aid Society
Contact Mr. Barr today at 850.610.7471 to learn more about your legal options.