Penny J. Barger | Bankruptcy Paralegal
Penny J. Barger
Penny Barger is a bankruptcy paralegal in our Fayetteville, Arkansas location. Penny grew up in Bryant, Arkansas, and visits her family there often. She has worked in the legal field for the past 15 years, beginning with the Lawrence County Circuit Clerk’s office. She moved to Fayetteville in 2008 and has worked for private attorneys since that time. She has worked as a paralegal for the following practice areas: Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Family Law, and Social Security Disability.
Penny Barger was born in Moline, Illinois and at the age of ten moved to Bryant, Arkansas where she graduated high school.
After high school, Penny moved to northeast Arkansas where she lived for eight years. She began her career in the legal field as a deputy circuit clerk for the Third Judicial District of Arkansas. In 2008 she moved to Fayetteville to work in Social Security Disability managing over 300 cases. She has worked in various practices in other areas of law including domestic relations, criminal, and Social Security. She found her niche in bankruptcy.
Penny has raised three children–John, a business owner, Katie, a rehabilitation counseling grad student at UALR, and Brianna, an undergrad at the University of Arkansas.
In her time away from work Penny enjoys a variety of things such as cooking, reading, gardening, and checking out a new recipe to cook for her friends and family. She has two spoiled fur babies, a Shih-Poo named Abe and her kitten Teddy. She is an avid collector of vinyl records and has a refined taste for Old Fashions and Gin and tonic. She also spends some of her spare time thrift shopping and checking out the Fayetteville Public Library.
Penny and Fam
Penny accepted a position with wh Law in February 2020. Her unique ability to walk through the entire process with the client and her love for helping others has made her the perfect fit as a Bankruptcy Paralegal.
Her motto is “Positive thoughts, words, and actions create positive thoughts, words, and actions” and this is reflected daily in her work ethic.