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John Charles Barrett

also known as John C. Barrett, John Barrett

Practice areas:

Probate, Family, Bankruptcy & Debt, Criminal Defense, Business

About Me

John Barrett is an Atlanta area native and
currently practices primarily in the areas of Family Law, Probate,
Consumer Bankruptcy, and Juvenile Law. He received a Bachelor of
Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and earned his
Juris Doctor degree with honors at Atlanta Law School in 1993. Mr.
Barrett has been a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia
since 1994. He is admitted to practice in all State and Superior
Courts in Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of
Georgia, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia,
and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Barrett has additional
experience as a former general counsel for a software development
company in Marietta and as a business executive with an Atlanta-based
multinational manufacturing company. He also has experience as a
Municipal Court prosecutor and Judge pro hac vice in State Court. He
and his wife reside in Cobb County with their two sons and are active
members of McEachern United Methodist Church.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Family: 25%
    14 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    22 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    14 years
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    7 years
  5. Business: 10%
    22 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Jeffrey Allen Turner

    John is one of the smartest lawyers I know. He is diligent and will work hard to find a solution set for even the most complex issue. His professionalism, model, and sense of humor make working on the other side as pleasant as possible.

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    Jeffrey Turner Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Joel Carlton Pugh

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known John for many years. He is an excellent attorney and very capable of handling almost any legal matter. I would highly recommend him and trust him to handle my own legal issues.

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    Joel Pugh Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Law Firm of Pugh Barrett Canale & Leslie LLC

288 Lawrence Street Northeast
Marietta, GA, 30060

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199408/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President's AwardCobb County Bar Association2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPugh, Barrett, Canale & Leslie, LLC2001 - Present
Chief Financial Officer and General CounselOpus Solutions, Inc.2000 - 2001
Div. Controller, Fin. Director - European Ops., Business ManagerPrintpack Inc.1990 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cobb County Bar AssociationTrustee2012 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationChaplain2011 - 2012
Cobb County Bar AssociationTrustee at Large2007 - 2008
Cobb County Bar AssociationTreasurer2006 - 2007
Cobb County Bar AssociationSecretary2005 - 2006
Cobb County Bar Association - Criminal Defense SectionPresident2003 - 2004
Cobb County Bar Association - Criminal Defense SectionVice President2002 - 2003
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1994 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Georgia General Assembly distributionGuide to Budget Process and Review1993

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Atlanta Law SchoolHerschel Cole Honor GraduateJuris Doctor1993
Kennesaw State UniversityEconomics/FinanceBachelor of Business Administration1988