Radio: Dec. 11 at 8:30 am Houston Barnes, Candidate for the Second Congressional District.
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Houston Barnes, an attorney and entrepreneur, is running for Congress in North Carolina. He is the founding member of The Barnes Law Firm serving Raleigh, Durham, and NC. Houston is experienced and seasoned with a background in both business and law.
He has worked in a number of areas as varied as consulting for a Fortune 500 company, to serving as counsel for a number of start-up entrepreneurial and emerging growth businesses. He enjoys counseling clients, both from the legal aspects, but also on business issues involved in starting and growing companies. Learn more about Houston’s Practice Areas. In his spare time, Houston serves as a mentor in the entrepreneurial programs with CED and in the business schools of both the University of North Carolina, and formerly at North Carolina State University.
During his almost 5 year tenure, as an executive, entrepreneur, as well as the in-house corporate lawyer with a life science, medical device, and pharmaceutical start-up in the RTP, Houston was part of the team which raised over $4.5 million in equity financing; he was part of the team that sought and received multiple regulatory clearances by the FDA for healthcare related technologies; and was integral in the commercialization & out-licensing of the technologies throughout the world. His former company is currently operating independently as a successful international healthcare company.
Houston has served, and is currently serving on many corporate as well as local non-profit boards, and he is very involved with entrepreneurial efforts with the local universities including UNC and NC State. Houston is admitted to practice law in North Carolina. He is married with two young sons.