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Peter Michael Barrett

Peter Michael Barrett

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Federal Crime

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    21 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Federal Crime: 25%
    21 years, 300 cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • William Tuffly Ellis

    Peter Barrett is a top notch criminal defense attorney. His expertise, work ethic, intelligence, and knowledge of the law is unparalleled. He's also a great guy who somehow finds the time to mentor and advise younger attorneys. Whether you have a DWI or complex federal case, Peter is your guy.


    William Ellis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Neil Edward Pask

    Peter is a well respected lawyer in the Texas legal community. When I have a question about the law, I can always count on Peter to give me the right answer. I would recommend Peter to anyone.


    Neil Pask Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Barrett Bright Lassiter Linder

3500 Maple Avenue
Suite 400
Dallas, TX, 75219



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199408/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMoore Gunter & Barrett1998 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident2005 - 2005
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2000 - 2005
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
'Gang Affiliation Evidence in Texas'Voice for The Defense MagazineN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Mary's University of San Antonio School of LawN/AN/A1994
University of ArizonaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A