Eric Bayat

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Bayat Law Firm
Eric Bayat
Bayat Law Firm

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Oklahoma since: 2011

Education: Oklahoma City University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2023
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Bayat Law Firm

830 NW 10th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73106 Visit website


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

Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

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

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
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • 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

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

“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.”

“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.”

Office location for Eric Bayat

830 NW 10th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Phone: 405-413-2100


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2023

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