Associate Senior Underwriting Counsel
Barry has been in the title industry for 32 years and joined Stewart in 2000. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Memphis State University and his J.D. from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at Memphis State University. He entered the title industry in 1983 with Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation (LTIC) in Dallas, Texas, as a senior agency representative. In 1986, he moved to Oklahoma City to work for Lawyers Title of Oklahoma City, Inc. (LTOKC), a subsidiary of LTIC. Licensed to practice law in Oklahoma in 1988, Barry continued to work for LTOKC in title examinations and underwriting until 1990, when he became co-manager of Oklahoma Abstract Company.
In 2000, Barry became commercial title counsel for Stewart Abstract & Title of Oklahoma and Oklahoma underwriting counsel for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. In 2004, he assumed the position of underwriting counsel and Oklahoma Agency Services manager for Stewart Title Guaranty Company and was eventually named an associate senior underwriter for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. In 2013, Barry left the Agency Services division to concentrate on underwriting. He is a past president of the Oklahoma Land Title Association.