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Barry Hines - Springfield, IL

1224 Centre West DriveSuite 200A Springfield, IL 62704

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Updated: 07/03/2019

Springfield Agricultural Law Lawyer


Barry O. Hines is a sole practitioner in Springfield, IL. Mr. Hines concentrates his practice in the areas of wills, trusts, estate planning and administration, as well as agricultural law, commercial real estate and related litigation. He received his B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and his J.D. degree from the University of Illinois College of Law.


About Barry Hines

Practice Areas

  • Agricultural Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Estate Planning and Administration

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner


Other Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association Ag Law Section Council (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association Ag Law Section Council, Vice Chair and Continuing Legal Education Committee (Chair)
  • Sangamon County Bar Association
  • Sangamon Valley Estate Planning Council


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
  • University of Illinois
    Major: Accountancy

Past Positions

  • Barger, Segatto, Hoffee & Hines, 36 years, Senior Partner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, Member - 2012, 2015 and 2018
  • Board of Directors of Vision for Hope


Other Sources of Feedback About Barry Hines

Included on the 2007 Illinois list

Past Lists

  • 2006 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Barry Hines on Super Lawyers


  • the Illinois State Bar Association Board of Governor’s Award for exemplary service to the Association and the Illinois Bar, 2018
  • No. 1 in the Top Ten Agricultural Leading Lawyers in Illinois, 2014-2019
  • No. 1 in the Top Ten down-State Real Estate-Related Leading Lawyers in Illinois, 2015 and 2019
  • No. 5 in the Top Ten Down-State Trust, Will, and Estate Planning Attorneys-Leading Lawyers in Illinois, 2019
  • Top One Hundred Leading Down-State Business Lawyers in Illinois
  • Top One Hundred Leading Down-State Commerce Lawyers in Illinois

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1224 Centre West DriveSuite 200A Springfield, IL 62704


  • 217-698-9444

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  • Sales, Exchanges, Auctions of Farm Real Estate, 1983
  • Overview of Probate, 1984
  • Understanding and Planning for IRC 2057: It's Not Just for Farms, 2001
  • Election Law: Media and Broadcasting, 2002
  • "Land Trusts, Succession Planning, & Other Estate Planning Issues Involving Farmland", Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Lorman Education Services, Section 1031 Real Estate Exchanges, 2005
  • Hot Topics in Agricultural Law: Cash, Variable Cash, Production & Share Leases: Issues & Forms, Donald L. Uchtmann & Barry O. Hines, Illinois State Bar Association, 2008
  • "Illinois Boundary Law", Illinois State Bar Association, 2016
  • "Private Rail Crossings", Illinois State Bar Association, 2019
  • "Planning for a Full or Partial Outright Sale or Gift of Farmland", NBI, 2013
  • "Agricultural Use Valuation", NBI, 2013
  • "Probate Litigation", NBI, 2015

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