Barry earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy/Law & Society from the University of California, Riverside in 2018 and his Juris Doctor from Chapman University in 2022. Barry interned at Orange County Coastkeeper during his first year of law school and served as the President of the Environmental Law Society and OUTlaw at Chapman.

Outside of the office, Barry is an avid birdwatcher, bookworm, car and motorcycle enthusiast, and wildlife photographer. He is an experienced outdoorsman and spends much of his free time in the backcountry.