Experience Makes The Difference

Attorney Peter Barrett

Practice Areas

  • Texas Crimes
  • Federal Crimes
  • Criminal Defense


Peter Barrett, a highly experienced criminal defense attorney, has successfully represented well over 3,000 criminal defendant's cases for more than 25 years. His 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 defense attorneys in Dallas, Texas, 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.


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

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

Professional Associations

  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Former President, 2004 to 2005

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon