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Byron R. Berry

Byron R. Berry

Gainesville, Texas


940-387-3518, 800-768-1169


BYRON R. BERRY earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Texas Tech University (1978), and his law degree from South Texas College of Law (1982). He is also licensed by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a Certified Public Accountant. He is licensed to practice in all Texas Courts and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Member: State Bar of Texas, Denton County Bar Association, Cooke County Bar Association,  United States Bankruptcy Bar for the Eastern District of Texas, and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as general counsel for Denton County MHMR. His civic services have included the following: Leadership Gainesville Steering Committee, Director for North Central Texas College Foundation Advisory Board, Gainesville Adopt-A-School Steering Committee, Director Cooke County Youth Center, coaching boys’ baseball and football for the Cooke County Youth Center, Director for Lake Forest Good Samaritan Village Advisory Board, Rotary (Past President), Board Member for Gainesville Chamber of Commerce and Legal Counsel to Ann’s Haven Hospice. He practices in the areas of business, bankruptcy, corporations, probate, and estate planning. Not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business & Commercial
  • Bankruptcy
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills/Probate
  • Guardianship
  • Corporate Law
  • Partnerships
  • Business
  • Condemnation
  • Contract Law


  • Certified Public Accountant, Texas State Board of Public Accountancy

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 1982, J.D.
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 1978, B.B.A. – Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Denton County Bar Association, Member
  • Cooke County Bar Association, Member
  • United States Bankruptcy Bar for the Eastern District of Texas, Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Denton County MHMR, General Counsel
  • Leadership Gainesville Steering Committee, Past Member
  • North Central Texas College Foundation Advisory Board, Past Director
  • Gainesville Adopt-A-School Steering Committee, Past Member
  • Cooke County Youth Center, Past Director
  • Cooke County Youth CenterCoach, Boys’ Basketball and Football
  • Lake Forest Good Samaritan Village Advisory Board, Past Director
  • Rotary, Past President
  • Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, Director


“I highly recommend Byron!”

— Del Angel

“Very knowledgeable and helpful”


“Both Byron and Jackie did a great job. Made us feel comfortable and answered our concerns about our bankruptcy. The process went smoothly and fast great choice. ”

— Jim - AVVO

“From my first meeting Mr. Berry and his staff, I was immediately relieved. The bankruptcy process was explained to me simply and objectively and I was made to feel at ease through the entire ordeal. I was especially impressed by his helpful and knowledgeable assistant, Jackie Cox.. I would hope to be able to retain Byron Berry for any future needs.”

— Review on

“Byron Berry was succinct, professional, and patient in the initial consultation. His legal expertise seemed unsurpassed. He spoke in plain language and answered all questions. The personnel in the office were always helpful and pleasant. Byron's legal assistant Jackie was absolutely fabulous. The circumstances of a bankruptcy can be very confusing and depressing. Byron and Jackie were there for me throughout the entire process to help guide me along and facilitate this arduous process. I would highly recommend this firm. Thank for for all and your continued help.”