Ignacio Barbero

Email: ibarbero@ekvallbyrne.com

Ignacio has represented individuals, businesses, and insurers in suits ranging from simple automobile accidents to complex coverage disputes. He has also handled cases involving exposure to toxic substances such as asbestos and silica, as well as premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. He has successfully tried dozens of first chair trials in a variety of Texas courts. Additionally, Ignacio has extensive experience in land condemnation proceedings as a Court appointed Special Commissioner, and in assisting families and reporting back to the Courts that routinely appoint him to serve as a Guardian Ad Litem in cases involving minors.

Juris Doctor, Texas Tech School of Law, 1995
Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern University, 1992
Double major in Economics and Political Science

Bar Admissions:

Court Admissions:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Practice Focus:
Civil trials and appeals in Texas state and federal courts
Insurance litigation and coverage
Defense of personal injury and wrongful death litigation
Defense of premises liability litigation
Defense of products liability litigation
Guardian Ad Litem appointments for minors in civil and probate matters
Special Commissioner appointments on land condemnation matters

Practice Areas:
Insurance Coverage
Litigation & Analysis
Insurance Defense
Auto Liability
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Professional Liability
Commercial Litigation
Civil Litigation Appeals
Personal Jurisdiction Challenges

Professional Memberships:
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, START Preclinical Program IACUC (2008—present)
“D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas, named 2015-Insurance Law

Institute for Paralegal Education, Continuing Legal Education Program, 2005
Institute for Paralegal Education, Continuing Legal Education Program, 2007

Married, three children
Fluent in Spanish
Soccer coach, Lake Highlands Soccer Association (2007—present)
Volunteer, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School (2007—present)
Assistant Leader, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts (2009—present)
Commissioner, Lake Highlands Soccer Association (2010—present)