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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Federal Crime: 25%
    22 years, 300 cases



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  • William Tuffly Ellis

    Peter Barrett is a top notch criminal defense attorney. His expertise, work ethic, intelligence, and knowledge of the law is unparalleled. He's also a great guy who somehow finds the time to mentor and advise younger attorneys. Whether you have a DWI or complex federal case, Peter is your guy.


    William Ellis Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Neil Edward Pask

    Peter is a well respected lawyer in the Texas legal community. When I have a question about the law, I can always count on Peter to give me the right answer. I would recommend Peter to anyone.


    Neil Pask Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Barrett Bright Lassiter Linder

3500 Maple Avenue
Suite 400
Dallas, TX, 75219


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199408/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMoore Gunter & Barrett1998 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident2005 - 2005
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2000 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
'Gang Affiliation Evidence in Texas'Voice for The Defense MagazineN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Mary's University of San Antonio School of LawN/AN/A1994
University of ArizonaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A