Barbara D. Nunneley

Barbara D. Nunneley
Special Counsel
Phone: (214) 520-7494
Fax: (214) 528-6925

Barbara has been practicing family law exclusively for more than 40 years in the Tarrant county area. Board- Certified in Family Law in 1989, Barbara has been honored by her colleagues and peers as a Super Lawyer every year from 2003-2021. This distinction by Thomson Reuter and published in Texas Monthly sets Barbara apart from the crowd. Barbara has earned the distinction of Top Attorney by Fort Worth, Texas – The City’s Magazine from 2001-2020. Additionally, Barbara has been recognized by the “Best Lawyers in America” from 2019-2023, and was honored with the “Lawyer of the Year” award from 2022-2023 from Family Law in Dallas/Fort Worth by Best Lawyers in America. 

Barbara dedicates her practice to strategizing and supervising complex and complicated divorce actions where she is most effective protecting her client’s children and financial resources. 

“I am excited to be joining Bob Sullivan and Jeff Cook as Special Counsel because of their exceptional reputation. I wouldn’t associate my name with just any law firm!” 

Barbara was born and raised in North Texas where most of her family still reside and when she is not involved in practicing law, she enjoys her new passion, quarter horse breeding and racing throughout Louisiana, Texas and New Mexico. 

Bar Admission 1979
Board Certified in Family Law 1989
Fellow American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 1990 

Areas of Practice:

Family Law
Divorce Complex
Marital Property Division
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
Custody Litigation 


Barbara has authored more than 100 legal articles for the State Bar of Texas and local bar associations and has presented educational and practical trial demonstrations for the State Bar of Texas, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and countless county Family Law Associations. 

A regional Texas, law firm primarily serving people in cities such as Dallas, Allen, Plano, Richardson, Fort Worth, Frisco, Garland, Southlake, Carrollton, Grand Prairie, McKinney, Denton, Mesquite, and Rockwall and throughout Dallas County, Denton County, Collin County, Tarrant County, Parker County, Montague County, Cooke County, Wise County and Rockwall County.