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Mr. Barrett received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University (BA '93), holds a certificate in International Law from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law ('99) and is a graduate of Whitter Law School (JD '00). During law school Mr. Barrett was an extern Law Clerk to the Hon. James N. Barr, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. After graduating from Whitter Law School, Mr. Barrett served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Lee M. Jackwig, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Upon completing this clerkship, Mr. Barrett returned to his home town to open a law office catering to the individual needs of his clients. Having been raised most of his life in Utah, Mr. Barrett understands the unique social, business, and legal community of the State of Utah. Mr. Barrett is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney's (NACBA), the Utah Bar Association (UBA), and the Central Utah Bar Association (CUBA). Mr. Barrett was recently recognized for the tenth consecutive year as one of the Legal Elite Bankruptcy Attorneys in the State of Utah, by his peers, in Utah Business magazine (2006-2015). The Editors of the American Media Consumer Business Review recently named Mr. Barrett as Bankruptcy Attorney of the Year 2010 and 2011.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7: 50%
  2. Chapter 13: 40%
  3. Bankruptcy: 10%



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Dana D Burrows

    I have known Doug for many years and endorse him without any reservation. He knows the law and is a great advocate for his clients in helping them resolve difficult issues.


    Dana Burrows Family Attorney
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  • Stephen C Loos

    I endorse this lawyer. Doug is a very professional and capable attorney. He provides excellent service to his clients and I would not hesitate to refer any of my clients to him.


    Stephen Loos Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

1149 W.Center Street
Orem, UT, 84057


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2015
Bankruptcy Attorney of the YearConsumer Business Review2014
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2014
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2013
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2012
Bankruptcy Attorney of the YearConsumer Business Review2012
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2011
Bankruptcy Attorney of the YearConsumer Business Review2011
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2010
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2009
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2008
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkUS Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Iowa)2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Better Business BureauN/A2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2002 - Present
Central Utah Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2000 - Present
Utah State BarN/A2000 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
DLBLAWThe Insider’s Guide: Getting a Fresh Financial Start in Utah.2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Brigham Young UniversityCommunicationsOther - Bachelors1993
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificN/ACertificate International LawN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bankruptcy BasicsBanruptcy2011