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Barrett Weisz is Of Counsel to Levin Sitcoff, P.C. specializing in criminal defense and civil litigation in State and Federal courts.  In addition to our offices in Denver, Mr. Weisz also maintains offices in Boulder, Colorado.  Mr. Weisz is an expert in jury trials having tried over 80 jury trials in Federal, State and Municipal courts.

Mr. Weisz represents individuals under investigation or charged with State and Federal crimes including white collar crimes, sexual assaults, drug possession and conspiracy, domestic violence and driving under the influence.  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 2018.

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.

Education

B.A., University of California, San Diego-High Honors (1992)

J.D., University of Denver College of Law-Top 10% (1996

Professional Experience

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

Court Admissions

Colorado Supreme Court (1996)

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado (1996)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2004)

Professional Associations

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)

Awards

The Best Lawyers in America® Criminal Defense(2012-2018)

SuperLawyers Criminal Defense (2008-2018)

Reported Cases

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)