Barkat Law Firm

Firm Overview

The Barkat Law Firm offers legal representation for the following:

Family law matters - divorce, same sex divorce, child custody, and prenuptial agreements.

The cornerstone of the Barkat Law Firm is client service. It is guaranteed that your phone calls will be returned within 24 hours, and that you will be communicated with regularly. Any representation you receive from the Barkat Law Firm will be delivered in a timely manner.

In today's busy environment it can be difficult for many people to set out time in their day to go to an attorney's office for an initial consultation. That is why in addition to providing initial consultations in the firm's office, initial consultations are also offered at a time and location that is convenient to you, including consultations over the phone. In addition initial consultations can be set up after business hours and on the weekend.
Main Office
Main Office
1050 30th St. NW
Washington  DC  20007
Phone
  • (202) 276-1167
Fax
Websites

Office Information

Office Hours
M-F 9am - 6pm, Weekend hours by appointment
Emergency After Hours
Yes
Divorce
The Barkat Law Firm offers legal representation for the following family law matters: divorce, same sex divorce, child custody, and prenuptial agreements. Contact us now to speak with a DC divorce attorney about your family law matters
Call the Barkat Law Firm at 202-276-1167 or email at info@barkatlaw.com to set up your free consultation with a DC divorce attorney to discuss your family law needs. In addition to offering our regular full service representation the Barkat Law Firm also offers representation in segments for those clients who wish to reduce the use of attorneys in their family law matters.

Sheraz Barkat

Sheraz Barkat attended the West Virginia University College of Law, earning his Juris Doctor Law Degree there, in 2008. Before entering his law career, he worked for several years as a Congressional Staffer for Senator John D. Rockefeller IV in the United States Senate. Sheraz also studied International Law and Comparative Family Law in Sydney, Australia. He appears frequently before the D.C. Superior Court's Domestic Relations Branch.

Sheraz opened his law firm in 2013, shortly after he was licensed to practice law in D.C., in 2012. He was honored as the DC Young Entrepreneur of the Week, by DC Young Entrepreneurs, in 2013. Sheraz was also honored as a Rising Star, by Super Lawyers, in 2017 and 2018, and has been named a Client's Choice Divorce Attorney by Avvo.

Attorney Barkat belongs to the American Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association and the South Asian Bar Association. He has volunteered with the District of Columbia Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Veterans Pro Bono Consortium. Sheraz is also a lecturer with Divorce Mediation Training, a national mediation certification program.

Sheraz works closely with his clients to help them get past contentious times. He represents clients in uncontested divorces as well as those in situations that involve conflict. His goal is to help people work through all of the problems inherent in family law cases.
License
  • Bar Number: 1006896
    District of Columbia

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