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Criminal Lawyer in Dallas, TX

Peter Barrett, a highly experienced Dallas criminal attorney, has successfully represented well over 1,000 criminal defendant’s cases since 1994. Peter has an extensive client list which includes having represented fellow lawyers, a Texas County Sheriff, a narcotics officer in the Dallas “Fake Drug Scandal”, and a senior special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Obviously, people familiar with how the criminal justice system works call upon Peter Barrett during their greatest time of need. You, too, deserve the best representation that the law affords. Call Peter Barrett today at 214-526-0555

Peter’s practice is devoted exclusively to Texas criminal defense, including drug cases, juvenile cases, violence, theft, sex crimes, white collar and federal crimes. He has won acquittals for numerous clients facing serious offenses and minimizing consequences for many others. His expertise includes complex criminal litigation of multiple charges at the state and federal levels.

In the field of criminal defense, Peter Barrett maintains a longstanding reputation as one of the finest Dallas criminal attorneys pursuing for his clients every possible approach to the charges brought against them. His positive working relationship with colleagues in his field, prosecutors and judges alike, has benefited his clients over a period of many years and has consistently afforded excellent results.

The outcome of any criminal charge or accusation has lifelong consequences for both you and your loved ones. With your future in the balance, it is imperative that you acquire the services of a highly skilled, experienced and knowledgeable Dallas criminal attorney. Dallas criminal lawyer Peter Barrett is dedicated to aggressively supporting your rights with tenacity and diligence and negotiating through all phases of the legal process to achieve for you the most favorable outcome possible.

Licensed to practice in each of the four Federal Districts in Texas, as well as the United States Court of Appeals, 5th District.

Former President of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (2004-2005)

Extensive trial experience with over 100 jury trials, both in State and Federal courts.

Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal Defense 
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 1994 
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 1998


  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 1994
    •        J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1991
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts,
    • Major:  Economics

Fraternities/Sororities: Sigma Alpha Epsilon

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