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Barry L. Macha

Office of General Counsel
Midwestern State University


(940) 397-6225

OGC Location:
MSU Texas
Hardin Administration Bldg. #205

Physical Address: 
3410 Taft Boulevard
Wichita Fallas, Texas 76308-2099

Barry Macha

General Counsel, MSU Texas

Barry L. Macha has served as General Counsel for Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls since November 1, 2010. MSU Texas became a component institution of the Texas Tech University System effective September 1, 2021. In his role, Barry serves in the MSU Texas president’s cabinet and provides legal counsel to the administration on a wide variety of issues encompassing multiple areas of law including litigation, compliance obligations, employment matters, student issues, policy matters, real estate and contracts.

Prior to his service at MSU Texas, Barry was the elected district attorney in Wichita Falls/Wichita County for more than 25 years, and twice (1998 and 2009) served as president of the Texas District & County Attorneys Association.

He received a Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center and received bachelor’s degree from MSU Texas. Barry has also taught undergraduate courses in legal and ethical environment of business at MSU.

Barry and his wife, Jane, have one child, daughter Hannah (“Scout”).