Barrett Weisz is Of Counsel to Levin Sitcoff, P.C. specializing in criminal defense and civil litigation in State and Federal courts.
The head of the firm’s criminal defense group, Barrett Weisz, began his career as a public defender for five years. He has tried more than 80 cases to verdict in courts throughout Colorado and 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, DUI, and white collar crimes. Mr. Weisz has argued criminal 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 2018 and Best Lawyers in America for criminal defense from 2012 through 2019. 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 and has substantial experience with general civil litigation on behalf of individuals and 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 is also the co-chair of the Boulder County Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Committee. Mr. Weisz previously 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. Mr. Weisz lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and two children.
Many people are innocent of the crimes with which they are charged, or may be charged with greater offenses than that which they in fact committed. Whether to protect yourself from wrongful or overzealous prosecution, retaining an aggressive, trial-tested, hands-on criminal defense lawyer is a must.
B.A., University of California, San Diego-High Honors (1992)
J.D., University of Denver College of Law-Top 10% (1996)
Colorado Supreme Court (1996)
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado (1996)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2004)
2011 – Present: Levin Sitcoff, P.C., Of Counsel
2006 – 2011: Ridley, McGreevy, Winocur, & Weisz, P.C., Partner
2001 – 2006: Richilano & Ridley, P.C., Associate
1996 – 2001: Colorado State Public Defender, Trial Lawyer
Boulder Bar Association Co-Chair of Solo/Small Firm Section (2007-present)
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (2004-Present)
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (2001-Present)
Criminal Justice Act Standing Committee Member (2016-Present)
The Best Lawyers in America® Criminal Defense(2012-2019)
SuperLawyers Criminal Defense (2008-2018)
United States v. Harris, 447 F.3d 1300 (10th Cir. 2006)
People v. Pecci, 05CA2168 (Colo. App. 2007)
Arko v. People, 183 P.3d 555 (Colo. 2008)
Boubacar Doumbouya v. County Court of City and County of Denver, 224 P.3d 425 (Colo. App. 2009)
Kaufman v. People, 202 P.3d 542, (Colo. 2009)
People v. Sherrod, 204 P.3d 466 (Colo. 2009)