Peter Barrett has been engaged in the general practice of law since 1981, and was a partner in the prominent West Haven firm of Mirto, Ketaineck, Barrett and DiCrosta, P.C. Attorney Barrett opened his own law office in 2004 and now engages in a practice which includes litigation in the areas of personal injury, workers compensation, insurance and contract/business claims. Attorney Barrett's practice also includes probate administration and real estate closings. In addition to representing many individuals and families from client referrals, he also represents clients who have been referred by other attorneys who practice in the area.
In 2014 Peter was elected as Probate Judge for the Madison-Guilford Probate District and he currently enjoys serving in this position as well as maintaining his private practice.
Attorney Barrett is 'AV-rated' by the respected peer review rating service Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available for both proficiency and ethics in the legal profession.
Peter has served as Corporation Counsel for the City of West Haven, CT and as Town Attorney for the Town of Guilford, CT. He has been on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys, and is an active member of the West Haven, New Haven and Connecticut Bar Associations and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Locally, he has also served on the town police commission, pension committee and two charter revision commissions.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.