Kevin David Barr

Kevin David Barr

Panama City, Florida

Kevin practices primarily litigation with the firm and represents both plaintiffs and defendants. Clients that he has represented include The City of Panama city, Corrections Corporation of America, Hamilton State Bank, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, United Eire Insurance Company and Northwest Florida Surgery Center. Kevin also represents businesses, physicians, and injured persons in a wide range of matters in state and federal court, including negligence, medical malpractice, and wrongful death actions. Additionally, Kevin represents individuals who have been arrested and charged criminally.

Prior to working for Bryant and Higby, Kevin was an Assistant State Attorney for three years. As an Assistant State Attorney, Kevin successfully prosecuted many serious criminal cases and gained invaluable jury trial experience. Kevin also held internship positions at the Bay County Courthouse and Burke, Blue, Hutchinson, Walters, and Smith.

Kevin was born and raised in Panama City, Florida. He is married and lives in the Cove neighborhood with his wife, Heidi. Kevin participates in many civic, legal and charitable organizations. He is currently on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, a member of the Bay County Bar Association, St. Andrews Bay American Inn of Court, the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar and serves as the 14th Judicial Circuit’s Representative on the Florida Bar’s Young Lawyer Division Board of Governors. Kevin is also a Founding Member of the Chautauqua Learn and Serve Charter School.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, boating to Shell Island, golfing, watching college football, and traveling.

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Criminal Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2014


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 2010
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - 2007
    • Major: Business Management

Representative Clients

  • The City of Panama City
  • Corrections Corporation of America
  • Hamilton State Bank
  • Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
  • United Fire Insurance Company
  • Northwest Florida Surgery Center

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar Association
  • Bay County Bar Association
  • St. Andrews Bay American Inn of Court
  • Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar
  • The Florida Bar's Young Lawyer Division
  • 14 Judicial District Representative for the Florida Bar's Young Lawyer Division, Board of Governors
  • Chautauqua Learn and Serve Charter School, Founding Member, Board of Directors
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, Board of Directors

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the State Attorney l4th Judicial Circuit Florida, Assistant State Attorney, 2010 - 2013
  • Burke, Blue, Hutchinson, Walters, and Smith, Legal Intern, 2009
  • Office of the Bay County Clerk of Court, Legal Intern, 2008