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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
  2. Family: 50%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Barrett. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael D Dement

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Dement Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Dement |Stern PLLC

10440 N. Central Expressway, Suite 800
Dallas, TX, 75231-2321


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200209/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2015
Outstanding Attorney Under 40JFGD Cardozo Society2014
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Outstanding Attorney Under 40JFGD Cardozo Society2010
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2008
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerDement | Stern PLLC2013 - Present
PartnerDement Roach & Stern PLLC2009 - Present
AttorneyAllison & Johnson2006 - 2009
AttorneyGerard Singer Levick & Busch2002 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Annette Stewart American Inn of CourtMember2013 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Collaborative Law SectionPast Chair and Member2012 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2011 - Present
Collaborative Law Institute of TexasMember2008 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2008 - Present
Collaborative Professionals of DallasPast President and Member2007 - Present
Collin County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2002 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Collin County Bench Bar XIVDiscovery – Common and Uncommon Issues2007
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint John's UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor2002
Syracuse UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Diversity Student ConferenceADR Collaborative Law for Same Sex Couples2015
First Responder's PresentationCollaborative Law2014
Dallas Bar Association, Collaborative Law SectionCollaborative Law from a Client's Perspective2014
10th Annual Civil Collaborative Law TrainingCollaborative Law2014
Dallas Bar Association – Monthly PresenterOvercoming Victimhood Issues2013
9th Annual Civil Collaborative Law TrainingOption Development and Brainstorming2013
Monthly MeetingCollaborative Law - A Better Way2010
Collin County Bench Bar XIVFamily Law Case Update2007