Dwayne Barrs is an experienced trial attorney with a health law focus. He has conducted depositions, hearings and over 25 jury trials to verdict.
Immediately prior to joining Hall Render, Dwayne served as Assistant General Counsel and Privacy Officer for a county-wide health care organization. As Assistant General Counsel, he was responsible for litigation in various contexts. He conducted negotiations, settled disputes and managed outside counsel. Outside of litigation, Dwayne conducted internal investigations and advised medical professionals on various compliance issues. As the HIPAA Privacy Officer, Dwayne developed trainings, investigated potential HIPAA violations and conducted HIPAA audits. His experience also includes drafting and negotiating contracts, some of which involved multi-million dollar implementations.
Dwayne gained invaluable real world trial experience as a public defender in multiple states. He has been exposed to every aspect of litigation from multiple perspectives. Dwayne is admitted to the Florida and Indiana Bars and is currently awaiting admission to the Texas Bar.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
HIPAA, Privacy & Security
Furman University, B.A. - 2010
William & Mary Law School, J.D. - 2013
ADMITTED TO BAR
Florida - 2013
Indiana - 2015
American Health Lawyers Association