Kristin Burnett Barber

Kristin Burnett Barber

Born: Shelby, North Carolina

Education: University of South Carolina at Spartanburg (B.A. English, 1997), (B.A. Political Science, 1998); Mississippi College School of Law (J.D. cum laude, 2002)

Admitted to Bar: 2002, South Carolina

Member: South Carolina Bar

Practice Areas: Collections; Creditor's Rights Law; Foreclosure; Probate Administration and Litigation; Real Estate, Commercial and Residential

Kristin BURNETT Barber



Kristin joined the Johnson Smith firm in 2003 and became partner in 2013. Prior to joining Johnson Smith, Kristin was the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Lee S. Alford, Circuit Court Judge for the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of South Carolina for one year. Kristin’s practice areas have included civil litigation, business transactions, real estate, collections, probate administration, foreclosure, and creditor’s rights, including creditor’s rights in bankruptcy. Recently, she has focused her practice in the areas of collections, foreclosure and probate administration/litigation. Kristin represents both lenders and borrowers in statewide foreclosure and loan-work-out matters. 

Professional/Civic Activities: Kristin currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Sidewalk Hope, Inc. She and her family are active members of First Baptist Spartanburg.



A History of Excellence

Johnson Smith can trace its history back to 1930 when Edwin W. Johnson opened his law office on Church Street in Downtown Spartanburg. For nearly 100 years from that location, Johnson Smith has continued to provide trusted legal counsel and client-focused services to generations of families and businesses in Spartanburg and beyond. The contributions of Johnson Smith and its attorneys are woven into the very landscape of Spartanburg. Johnson Smith is tied to Spartanburg’s history and committed to its future. Please let us know how we can help you.


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