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Peter C Barrett

Probate Attorney at West Haven, CT

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 42 years
    State CT
    Acquired 1981
    Active No misconduct found

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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.


Peter C Barrett
Po Box 52
140 Capt Thomas Blvd 116
West Haven, CT, 06516-0052

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Posted by Candee | December 5, 2009
A lawyer with intregrity and would highly recommend.
Attorney Barrett represented me in a Workers' Compensation case that was not an ordinary case but one that was unique and complex. He always took the time to answer all my question, listen to and address my concerns, and returned my calls in a timely manner. I found him to be caring, compassionate, and very understanding as to what I was going through due to my injury. Over the years I also used him for various other legal matters with the same results. Attorney Barrett is truly a lawyer and a man of intregrity.
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Posted by anonymous | July 3, 2009
HIghly recommend! Professional and helpful.
Attorney Barrett helped with the closing on my home - it was a bit of a tricky case because the property is on a town line, and needed to be recorded in two towns - but Attorney Barrett and his team was right there to explain all my questions and to help ensure it was handled properly.


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Work Experience

  • Probate Judge
  • State Of Connecticut Judicial Branch
  • 2015 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Peter C. Barrett Attorney at Law, LLC
  • 2004 - Present
  • Town Attorney
  • Town of Guilford
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Corporation Counsel
  • City of West Haven
  • 2005 - 2013
  • Attorney
  • Mirto, Ketaineck, Barrett & DiCrosta, PC
  • 1981 - 2003
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  • Villanova University School of Law
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1981
  • University of Connecticut
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1978


  • The Guilford Foundation
  • Director
  • 2016 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Probate Court Outreach
  • The Probate Court and you
  • 2017

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West Haven Probate Lawyer Peter C Barrett
Peter C Barrett
Probate Attorney
West Haven, CT
Licensed for 42 years
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