Helping Secure Your Firm’s Long-Term Profitability

Helping Secure Your Firm’s Long-Term Profitability

Brenda A. Barnes, CPA

Brenda A. Barnes graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in Accounting and has her MBA from Texas State University. She is a legal and accounting professional with over 35 years of experience working with solo to mid-sized law firms across the United States.
Brenda has an innate understanding of best practices in law firm accounting and financial management.

Founded in the fall of 2008, Brenda created B2 Legal Management, LLC, known as B2®. B2 provides outsourced financial management to small to mid-size law firms.

Before launching B2, Brenda served as a Firm Administrator in the Austin, Texas, area. During this time, she was active in the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) and served in many leadership roles. She is the Past President of the Austin Chapter.

As a guest speaker and panelist, Brenda has frequently spoken on the following significant topics relevant to the effectiveness and efficiency of law firm practices:

• Law Firm Compensation
• Succession Planning
• Budgeting and Cash Flow Forecasting
• Legal Pricing for Profitability
• The Business of Law
• Financial Internal Controls

Recognized by her peers and law firm managing partners, as well as the business community, Brenda was nominated by the Austin Business Journal for the “Profiles in Power” series in 2013, 2014, and 2017; and by the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year in 2018.

During her time as the Managing Principal of B2®, the company received the following awards:
• 2016 “Best Places to Work” by the Austin Business Journal
• 2020, 2019, 2018 “Best Outsourced Support Company” by Texas Lawyer
• 2020 “Best of Hall of Fame” by Texas Lawyer


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