Barrett Weisz specializes in criminal defense and civil litigation in State and Federal courts.
Barrett Weisz began his career as a public defender and over his career has tried more than 90 cases to verdict in courts throughout Colorado. Mr. Weisz is well known and respected by prosecutors at both the state and federal level. Mr. Weisz has successfully defended persons accused of murder, sexual assault, domestic violence, drug possession and trafficking, firearms offenses, DUI, and white collar crimes. Mr. Weisz has argued appeals before the Colorado Court of Appeals, the Colorado Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Mr. Weisz has been named a Colorado Super Lawyer for criminal defense from 2008 through 2020 and Best Lawyers in America for criminal defense from 2012 through 2020. Mr. Weisz maintains offices in Boulder as well as Denver and handles criminal cases in and around both locations.
Mr. Weisz’s civil experience includes numerous jury trials on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury and insurance bad faith matters resulting in substantial verdicts. Mr. Weisz also routinely acts as personal counsel for individuals and companies in disputes or litigation with their own insurance companies.
Mr. Weisz current serves on the Criminal Justice Act Standing Committee which is responsible for the selection and administration of attorneys appointed to defend indigent defendants in the United States District Court, Colorado. Mr. Weisz was previously the co-chair of the Boulder County Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Committee and served on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.
Mr. Weisz received his juris doctorate from the University of Denver, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. Mr. Weisz received his undergraduate degree with high honors from the University of California, San Diego.