Ms. Barr is a former Chair of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section. She has just completed a three-year term as a member of the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association and a one-year term as chair of the Board’s Member Services Committee and a member of its Executive Committee. She is also a delegate to the ABA’s House of Delegates.
Ms. Barr has just been appointed one of twelve Commissioners on the ABA’s Commission on Women in the Profession.
She is the former Editor-in-Chief of The Business Lawyer, the Section's scholarly journal. Ms. Barr is the former chair of the ABA's Consumer Financial Services Committee. In addition, she is the former chair of the Financial Holding Company Subcommittee of the ABA's Banking Law Committee and the ABA's Consumer Financial Services Subcommittees on Deposit Accounts and Programs.
Ms. Barr is a Fellow and past President of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association and chair of the Consumer Bankers Association Lawyers Committee. Ms. Barr is also a member of the American Law Institute.