Gary W. Barr

Gary W. Barr: Attorney with Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC AV stamp icon
  • Of Counsel at Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • 300 West Vine Street, Suite 2100, Lexington, KY 40507
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Gary W. Barr is Of Counsel in Stoll Keenon Ogden's Lexington office and is a Member of the firm’s Real Estate practice. Skilled in his field and in meeting client needs, Gary has been nationally recognized for three decades in the Best Lawyers peer-reviewed publication.

Beyond his real estate practice at SKO, Gary extends his substantial expertise to the legal community in Kentucky and throughout the U.S. Gary has served for many years on the program planning committee for the University of Kentucky Office of Continuing Legal Education (UK/CLE) Real Estate Law and Practice Institute, and has presented at several UK/CLE-sponsored seminars. He has also spoken at multiple firm-hosted seminars on issues ranging from environmental considerations in real estate transactions to limited liability companies as borrowers in real estate transactions.

Real Estate

While he provides strategic counsel on nearly all aspects of real estate planning, he also has extensive experience serving as lead counsel for major banks, developers, property owners and tenants.


•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Best Lawyers in America, 1989-present


SKO Attorneys Recognized Among 2019 Best Lawyers in America, Aug. 15, 2018

SKO Attorneys Recognized Among Best Lawyers in America, Aug. 16, 2017

Best Lawyers in America Chooses 61 SKO Attorneys for 2017 Publication, Aug. 30, 2016

SKO Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Benchmark Litigation Stars, Oct. 1, 2015

SKO Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2016, Aug. 17, 2015

SKO Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2015, Aug. 18, 2014

SKO Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2014, Aug. 19, 2013

61 SKO Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2013, Sep. 7, 2012

53 SKO Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2012, Sep. 6, 2011

53 SKO Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2011, Aug. 6, 2010

49 SKO Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Aug. 6, 2009

Kentucky Super Lawyers Recognizes 26 SKO Attorneys, July 29, 2008

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 41 SKO Attorneys, June 19, 2008

39 SKO Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Sep. 19, 2007

Kentucky Super Lawyers Recognizes 24 SKO Attorneys, June 19, 2007


Commercial Tenant & Landlord Issues, Feb. 1, 2013

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
859-309-5447  Phone
859.231.3061  Phone
859.246.3661  Fax
University Attended:
University of Kentucky, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977, Kentucky
Fayette County Bar Association; Kentucky Bar Association; American Bar Association.

Birth Information:
Rhodelia, Kentucky, September 8, 1952

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Lexington, Kentucky

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