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Eric Bayat

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Oklahoma City, OK

Bayat Law Firm
830 NW 10th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Phone: 405-413-2100
Fax: 855-314-2100
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Oklahoma Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Founder of the Bayat Law Firm, M. Eric Bayat handles cases of criminal defense, family law and personal injury. He represents individuals throughout Oklahoma.  His practice is primarily based in the metropolitan area however, he is admitted to practice throughout the state of Oklahoma and in the Federal Court.

Bayat attended the University of Central Oklahoma. Mr. Bayat earned a bachelors degree in geography. He then went on to law school on a scholarship to Oklahoma City University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor. While in law school and after graduating, he worked in a trial focused law firm in the metro. Bayat handled criminal cases, civil cases, custody and family law cases, and personal injury cases. Afterwards, Bayat left to open his own legal practice.

Bayat Law Firm was opened based on the idea that clients deserve the undivided attention of their attorney. With a focus on personalized service and accessibility, he has handled cases throughout Oklahoma. Winning cases in all areas of practice. Resulting in (Not Guilty) verdicts, (Dismissals), full custody rights, and $1million+  settlements.

Bayat Law Firm has handled numerous types of cases however Bayat primarily enjoys taking cases that are best handled in a court room. All types of criminal cases, divorce and custody cases, and plaintiff's cases in personal injury.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Family Law
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Marital Property, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Eric Bayat

First Admitted: 2011, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2018-20, Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • In the June 2020 issue, Eric Bayat was listed as a Top Lawyer, Top Attorneys, 405 Magazine, 2020

Educational Background

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Juris Doctorare Degree
  • University of Central Oklahoma, Bachelors Degree, Geography

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Oklahoma
  • Member, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Federal Western District of Oklahoma
  • Member, Oklahoma County Bar Association

Representative Clients

  • Garfield County Sheriff
  • Alpha Tau Omega- University of Oklahoma Chapter, 2017


  • Jury Verdict: WIN Defending small business with net worth over $3mil, 2019
  • Murder In The First Degree- Dismissed
  • Drug Trafficking - Dismissed, 2019
  • Murder 2nd Degree- Dimissed, 2019
  • Wrongful Death- $1mil+ setllement


  • “Excellent Lawyer. Incredible legal mind with the ability to think outside the box and create solutions. Knows how to impose his ideas and tactics to a case to influence beneficial outcomes. Always appears to be at least two (2) steps ahead of his opposition in his planning and tactics. A superb trial attorney that thinks on his feet.”
  • “This lawyer is excellent. He is fantastic in the court room. He has a brilliant legal mind. If you give him a minute he is good, give him an hour he is great, give him a month and he is unbeatable.”
  • “I have worked with Eric Bayat as Co-counsel and observed him first hand. Eric portrays all the characteristics of a great lawyer; analytical ability, research, speaking, and listening skills. Eric has an incredible ability to map out a case from beginning to end upon taking a case. Eric always fights for all his clients and has amazing outcomes to his cases. Eric is an skilled trial lawyer that projects confidence in the courtroom. His knowledge of the law and understanding on how to apply the law is on another level.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Eric Bayat

830 NW 10th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Phone: 405-413-2100

Fax: 855-314-2100

Last Updated: 5/16/2022

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