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About Attorney John Barrett, Of Counsel

John Barrett

Trusted in Texas for Over 40 Years

John has been licensed to practice law in the State of Texas since 1974. He became Board Certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1986. John has practiced many types of law in his long legal career, including criminal defense, but has focused primarily on family law since about 1980. John has extensive experience in the courtroom, including long records of both bench trials (trials to a judge) and jury trials.

John grew up in Waco, Texas, and graduated from Baylor University, cum laude—with honors, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics. He served in the U.S. National Guard before attending law school at the University of Texas. He received his law degree in 1974.

During his career, John has primarily been known as a litigator for high-conflict cases. John is now focusing primarily on mediation. He is certified in Civil Mediation and Advanced Family Law Mediation. John continues to provide the firm with his wisdom, experience, and expertise by preparing clients for court and strategizing with the team.

Background & Education

  • University of Texas, Law Degree (1974)
  • Baylor University, cum laude, Bachelor's of Science: Physics (1970)

Associations & Memberships

  • Travis County Family Law Advocates
  • Admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court

Contact our offices at (512) 598-4228 to find out more about John and how he can help you. To book a mediation with John, click here.

What Sets Our Firm Apart?

  • Full Service Family Law Firm

    We have the expertise in these areas to help you resolve your family law issues.

  • Experienced Attorneys

    Our attorneys have over 94 years of combined legal experience.

  • Board Certified

    Our Partners are all Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

  • Committed to Giving Back

    Our firm is involved with giving back to the legal profession and the community.