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Ken Barrett

Kensley Barrett is a skilled criminal defense attorney with a proven track record of successfully representing clients in a wide range of criminal cases. With a strong background in trial advocacy and negotiation, Attorney Barrett is committed to providing effective and personalized representation for every client. His unwavering dedication to justice and passion for helping his clients navigate the complex legal system have made him a respected figure in the Rhode Island legal community.

Education and Experience:

  • Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Bachelor's degree in English from Florida International University
  • Admitted to practice law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

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Attorney Barrett's areas of expertise include DUI/DWI, drug offenses, domestic violence, white-collar crimes, and more. His meticulous attention to detail and thorough understanding of the Rhode Island legal system have led to numerous successful outcomes for his clients, including acquittals, dismissals, and reduced charges.

Accolades and Memberships:

  • Named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers
  • 10.0 "Superb" rating on Avvo.com
  • Member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
  • Member of the Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Listed as one of the top 3 criminal defense lawyers in Providence, RI by ThreeBestRated.com

Attorney Barrett is dedicated to staying current with the latest developments in criminal defense law and regularly participates in continuing legal education programs to enhance his skills. This commitment to professional development allows him to provide his clients with the highest level of representation.

Community Involvement and Pro Bono Work:

Attorney Barrett understands the importance of giving back to his community and is committed to providing pro bono legal services to those in need. He partners with local organizations to offer his legal expertise and support to individuals who may not otherwise have access to legal representation.

In summary, Attorney Kensley Barrett's extensive experience, dedication to justice, and passion for helping clients make him a formidable advocate in the courtroom. His commitment to providing personalized and effective representation has solidified his reputation as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in Rhode Island.

“My goal is to work aggressively and thoroughly to help win your case!”

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  • Christine Recommends Ken Barrett

    “In April of this year I got arrested for a DUI. Mr. Barrett got my case dismissed by the end of June. He was very prompt returning my calls and very good communicating with me. I would highly recommend Mr. Barrett.”
  • Michael Recommends Ken Barrett

    “I am extremely happy with Mr. Barrett on the favorable outcome of my case. I found him to be confident, attentive, and professional. I highly recommend calling him for a consultation, and you will have the same feeling.”
  • Anonymous Recommends Ken Barrett

    “He got my shoplifting charges reduced to misdemeanors. He would have got my first one thrown out but I committed another crime. He is a very caring person communicates when necessary and he does his job well.”
  • Zack Recommends Ken Barrett

    “Having dealt with many attorneys over the years with much dissatisfaction […] Mr. Barrett was a refreshing experience. The case was resolved with best possible outcome. I would highly recommend Mr.Barrett.”
  • Alex Recommends Ken Barrett

    “Mr. Barrett (Ken) handled the charges against me with one 45 minute court appearance. He had the charges dismissed […] he appeared in court on my behalf and had the case expunged. He is very attentive and a true professional. I would recommend him to others as he truly cares about his clients.”
  • Stephanie Recommends Ken Barrett

    “Attorney Barrett was very professional, efficient and I found him very easy to work with. He was able to resolve my matter quickly and I am happy I chose to use him. I would hire him again if need be in the future and I would recommend him to friends and family.”
  • Patricia Recommends Ken Barrett

    “Attorney Barrett got my daughter's case dismissed after she completed some community service at our church. We are thankful for his honesty and willingness to work within our budget. Hopefully we won't need his services again but I would highly recommend him to anyone.”
  • Lauren Recommends Ken Barrett

    “Extremely grateful that Ken knows what he's doing when it comes to white collar matters. I absolutely recommend him. Underrated guy who deserves more recognition.”
  • Pamela Recommends Ken Barrett

    “Ken is an outstanding lawyer with great substantive knowledge of the areas of law and the judges before whom he appears. We were thrilled with the excellent representation he provided, his attention to detail and his prompt responses to our questions each time we contacted him. We highly recomme...
  • Oliver Recommends Ken Barrett

    “I won't get into specifics about the case, but I will say that Mr. Barrett was straight up with me and even though it took 6 months – he got my case dismissed. Bottom line is that I would recommend him for any sticky situations you find yourself in.”

Kensley Barrett

Our law firm was founded on the belief that working with us is more than just hiring a lawyer. Working with us will bring you peace of mind and also allow you to continue with your regular life while we attend to your legal matters. Our vast experience means that it allows us to excel in both aggressively representing your interests and generating the best possible result for you.