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Patrick G. Barkman was born October 24, 1967, in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas, a fifth-generation Texan and the son and grandson of veterans. Raised in Johnson County, he graduated with honors from Cleburne High School and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration from Baylor University. Barkman worked his way through law school at the University of Houston Law Center and was called to the bar on June 18, 1998. He has been employed in the private practice of law in Johnson County and surrounding areas since then.

Mr. Barkman is admitted to practice in all state courts by the Supreme Court of Texas, the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation, and in US District Court for the Northern District of Texas. He is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. Patrick Barkman is married to Lt. (jg) Nadine Barkman, USPHS, and has three sons and a stepson.

Professional Associations


State Bar of Texas—Family Law Section
State Bar of Texas-American Indian Law Section
Johnson/Somervell County Bar Association
Bosque County Bar Association
Hood County Bar Association
Tarrant County Bar Association
Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
College of the State Bar of Texas

Community Associations

Cleburne Chamber of Commerce
Burleson Area Chamber of Commerce
Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America
Field Street Baptist Church
Cleburne Economic Development Foundation
American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Texas