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Douglas L. Barrett has been chosen, for ten consecutive years, by his peers as one of Utah Business magazine's Utah Legal Elite TM  attorney's in the practice area of Bankruptcy.

Douglas L. Barrett

Mr. Barrett received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University (BA '93), holds a certificate in International Law from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law ('99) and is a graduate of Whitter Law School (JD '00).

During law school Mr. Barrett was an extern Law Clerk to the Hon. James N. Barr, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. After graduating from Whitter Law School, Mr. Barrett served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Lee M. Jackwig, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa.

Upon completing this clerkship, Mr. Barrett returned to his home town to open a law office catering to the individual needs of his clients. Having been raised most of his life in Utah, Mr. Barrett understands the unique social, business, and legal community of the State of Utah. ​

Recently his first book on bankruptcy was published:
The Insiders Guide: Getting a Fresh Financial Start In Utah. Mr. Barrett is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney's (NACBA), the Utah Bar Association (UBA), and the Central Utah Bar Association (CUBA). Due to his focus on bankruptcy his friends and associates stared calling him the "Bankruptcy Guy " and in 2017 he was awarded The Bankruptcy Guy as an official Trademark.

Mr. Barrett was recently recognized for the tenth consecutive year as one of the Legal Elite Bankruptcy Attorneys in the State of Utah, by his peers, in Utah Business magazine. The Editors of the American Media Consumer Business Review recently named Mr. Barrett as Bankruptcy Attorney of the Year 2010 and 2012. Named "10 Best" Bankruptcy Attorney selection for Utah by the American Institute of Legal Counsel (2016).


Our team of experienced legal professionals are dedicated to providing award-winning service to our clients. In 2016 Douglas Barrett was named as one of the "10 Best" Bankruptcy Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Legal Counsel (AIOLC) an impartial third party rating service.

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