Billy R. Barr, founding partner, was born in North Carolina in 1933. Barr was a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University Of North Carolina School Of Law where he was a member of Delta Theta Phi and Order of the Coif. Billy R. Barr was admitted to the North Carolina and Florida Bars in 1967. He was on the Board of Editors of the University of North Carolina Law Review. Mr. Barr remained active with the firm until he passed away at the age of 73.