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John H Barrett

John H Barrett

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, General Practice

About Me

I have practiced law in Boulder since 1975. I was a partner with Balis & Barrett from1988 until 2013. I am active in the Boulder County Bar Association. I also belong to the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Interdisciplinary Committee on Child Custody. I have been on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service since 1995 and have served two terms as President of the organization. I served as the Associate Judge of the Louisville Municipal Court from 1990-2001.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Divorce & Separation: 70%
    40 years
  2. General Practice: 30%
    40 years



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Robert E Lanham

    I endorse this lawyer. I've know John for over twenty years and have referred many cases to him. I frequently ask for, and respect, his advice on a variety of legal issues.


    Robert Lanham Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Hovanes Margarian

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Hovanes Margarian Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

John H. Barrett

Attorney at Law
1526 Spruce St. Suite 206
Boulder, CO, 80302




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Appreciation 1975-2000Boulder County Legal Services2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJohn H. Barrett, Attorney at Law2013 - Present
Associate JudgeCity of Louisville, Co.1990 - 2001
AttorneyBalis and Barrett, P.C.1988 - 2013


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Metropolitan Lawyer Referral ServiceDirector1995 - Present
Boulder County Bar Association, Small Firm Practitioners CommitteeCo-Chairperson1994 - 1995
Boulder County Bar Association, Domestic Relations CommitteeCo-Chairperson1989 - 1991
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Interdisciplinary Committee on Child CustodyMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
SmithProperty Division Achieved

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Publication NameTitleDate
Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations LawPrimer on Collection Law2015


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
California State University, Long BeachPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Boulder County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarSurviving 20 Years of Domestic Law PracticeN/A
Boulder County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarAttorney Billing IssuesN/A
Boulder County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarEverything You Wanted to Know About Attorney-Mediator ReferralsN/A
Boulder County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarSelected Topics in Burdens of Proof: Financial Matters in Domestic CasesN/A