Barkat Law Firm

The Barkat Law Firm provides legal representation for your business law, family law, trademark and estate planning needs.

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Firm Overview

The Barkat Law Firm offers legal representation for the following:

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

Business law matters - business formation, contract drafting, negotiation and review, trademark and copyright services, terms of service, privacy policies, employee manuals, nondiscrimination policies, and business litigation.

Estate Planning - Wills, Durable Power of Attorneys, and Trusts.

No matter what legal services you obtain from the Barkat Law Firm you can rest assured that you will be receiving discrete, convenient, attentive legal representation. Moreover, the Barkat Law Firm backs its performance with a service guarantee.

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. If you have any issues with the service you are receiving as a client please inform the Barkat Law Firm promptly, and the issue will be resolved to your satisfaction, even if it means working with you at the conclusion of your case to reduce the fees that you have paid.

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 away from the firm's office and over the phone. In addition initial consultations can be set up after business hours and on the weekend.
Main Office

Main Office
1629 K Street NW Suite 300
Washington  DC  20006

Phone
  • (202) 827-9776
Fax

Office Information

Office Hours

M-F 9am - 6pm, Weekend hours by appointment

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Family
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 202-827-9776 or email at info@barkatlaw.com to set up your free consultation with a DC divorce attorney to discuss your family law needs. Visit our website and make sure to fill out the "Contact Us" form to receive your free copy of the Barkat Law Firm's 2014 edition of "Divorce and Child Custody in the District of Columbia", and check out the Barkat Law Firm blog for FAQs about family law in the District of Columbia. 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.
Business
The Barkat Law Firm offers legal representation for the following matters and many more: business formation, contract drafting, negotiation and review, trademark and copyright services, terms of service, privacy policies, employee manuals, nondiscriminati
The Barkat Law Firm works with businesses of all sizes to satisfy their business law needs. This work includes working with clients to make sure that they have all the legal protections in place to mitigate against potential lawsuits, to drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts for clients, protecting the intellectual property of clients, and helping to resolve business disputes either through negotiation or litigation.

The Barkat Law Firm recognizes the need for businesses to have predictability and to that end clients are offered a flat fee or capped rate for representation for many of their business law needs.

When starting a business there are a number of legal documents that businesses should have in place to make sure they are protected to the fullest extent from lawsuits that have the potential to sap a business's resources. In addition to offering those documents as stand alone items the Barkat Law Firm offers the following packages to address your business law needs:

The Self-Starter Program - starting your business on a shoestring budget? No problem. The Barkat Law Firm offers this Program that includes formation documents, a free copy of the Barkat Law Firm's Business Law Booklet, a one hour long consultation with a business law attorney, and a one hour consultation each month thereafter for as long as you would like to continue enrollment in the program.

The Gold Package - have you already taken care of some of the important items that are needed when starting a business? Great! Let us help you with the rest. You can receive a reduced fee on your business law needs from choosing three of the following documents: entity formation documents, one contract* for drafting or review, a terms of service agreement, a privacy policy, and a nondiscrimination policy.

The Platinum Package - too busy running your business to spend time drafting legal documents on your own? Let us take care of protecting your business so you can focus on running it. The Platinum Package includes the drafting of all entity formation documents, a terms of service agreement, a privacy policy, a nondiscrimination policy, a trademark search, trademark registration, and the drafting or review of one contract*

Make sure to visit www.barkatlaw.com and check out the Barkat Law Firm blog for FAQs about business law and fill out the contact form to receive your free copy of the "Barkat Law Firm's Business Law Booklet." Call us at 202-827-9776 or email us at info@barkatlaw.com to set up a consultation with a DC business law attorney.

Sheraz Barkat

Sheraz Barkat is a graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law where his studies focused on business law. Sheraz was a law clerk in West Virginia University's Office of Risk Management and volunteered with the Appalachian Law Program to assist indigent clients who were representing themselves in family law matters. Following law school Sheraz studied in Sydney, Australia where his studies focused on comparative family law and international civil litigation. Prior to starting the Barkat Law Firm Sheraz worked on Capitol Hill for several years as a legislative staffer to Senator John D. Rockefeller IV. In that role he worked on small business, intellectual property, tax, veterans and trade policy for Senator Rockefeller. Sheraz is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the American Bar Association, and the South Asian Bar Association.
License
  • Bar Number: 1006896
    District of Columbia

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