Josue A. Barron


Mr. Barron is an associate in the Corporate and Securities section.  He focuses his practice on private equity business, including the drafting and negotiation of confidentiality agreements.

Prior to joining Kelly Hart, Mr. Barron served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Judge Jane J. Boyle at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the Honorable Judge Steven J. Duskie at the 426th Judicial District Court.

Mr. Barron earned his J.D. with summa cum laude honors from Texas A&M University School of Law, where he worked as a research assistant to Professor Brendan Maher. He graduated cum laude from the University of North Texas with a B.A. in Political Science.

Before embarking on his legal career, Mr. Barron dedicated himself to education as a 6th Grade Math Teacher in the Dallas Independent School District.

  • Judicial Intern, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2023
  • Judicial Intern, 426th Judicial District Court, 2021
  • Research Assistant to Professor Brendan Maher, Texas A&M University School of Law, 2022-2023
  • Math Teacher, Dallas Independent School District, 2018-2020


  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas A&M University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2023
    • Texas A&M Journal of Property Law, Citation Editor
    • Order of the Coif, Member
    • The Federalist Society, Member
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2020-2021
    • Linda and Dave Schlueter Moot Court Competition, Finalist
    • Jimi Derrick Moot Court Competition, Finalist & Best 1L Advocate
  • The University of North Texas, B.A., cum laude, 2018
    • Best Pre-Law Student & Outstanding Student in American Politics
    • Moot Court Team, President
      o Moot Court Invitational, University of California, Hastings, Finalist, 2018
      o National Moot Court Tournament, Top 22nd Oralist, 2017
      o University of Chicago Moot Court Invitational, Finalist, 2016
  • State Bar of Texas, 2023
  • Author, What the Heller is Going on with the Second Amendment: Are Licensing Requirements Living up to the Heller Standard? 9 TEX. A&M J. PROP. L. 1, 2023
  • Co-Author, Fairness in National Courts Prosecuting International Crimes: The Case of the War Crimes Chamber of Bosnia-Herzegovina, 18 INT’L CRIM. L. REV. 712, 2018