Barney L. Knight
Barney Knight has sixteen (16) years experience with the
cities of Temple and Austin, and twenty-nine (29) years of
private practice experience. During Barney's first five (5)
years of private practice, he concentrated in construction,
real estate, finance and related litigation. Over the last
twenty-four (24) years his practice has focused on
representing local governments. During that time, Barney
has incorporated cities, special districts, water supply
corporations, created tax increment financing districts,
public improvement districts and other public entities and
been instrumental in leading the cities he represents
through the maze of laws that impact cities. Barney's
education includes degrees from Temple College, the
University of Texas, a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the
University of Texas, and a Masters of Public Administration
from Texas State University.  His service with Temple and
Austin included service as City Attorney, Assistant City
Manager and City Manager in Temple, and Deputy City
Attorney, City Attorney, Assistant City Manager, Acting City
Manager in Austin, and Interim City Attorney of Corpus

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