M. 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 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Family Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

Founder of the Bayat Law Firm, M. Eric Bayat handles cases of criminal defense, family law and personal injury. He represents individuals in the following counties in Oklahoma: Canadian, Logan, Garfield, Cleveland, Kingfisher, Alfalfa, Grady, Jackson, Greer, Caddo, Kiowa, Custer, Carter, McClain, Garvin, Lincoln, Seminole, Pottawatomie, Pittsburg, Sequoyah, Love, Coal and Payne. Although his practice is focused in the metropolitan area, he is admitted to practice throughout the state of Oklahoma and in the Federal Western District of Oklahoma.

At 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. During his time in law school, he gained experience in criminal law as an intern at one of the top criminal defense firms in the metropolitan area.

Mr. Bayat founded his law firm on the belief that clients deserve the undivided attention of their attorneys. With a focus on personalized service and accessibility, he has handled cases in the following municipal courts: Edmond, Bethany, Oklahoma City, Warr Acres, Choctaw, Valley Brook, Mustang, Yukon, Forest Park and Moore.

Mr. Bayat’s areas of practice include arrest and arraignment, assault, assault and battery, child support, criminal domestic violence, criminal fraud, criminal law, custody and visitation, dissolution of marriage, divorce, domestic violence, dramshop laws, drug and alcohol violations, expungement, failure to pay child support, felony, juvenile law, marital property, misdemeanor, motor vehicle accidents, murder, name change, personal injury, probation, sex offenses, theft, and wrongful death.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): 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

Personal Injury - General (20%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Personal Injury - Defense

Family Law (20%): Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Marital Property

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, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Personal Injury - Defense, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Marital Property

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Eric Bayat

Admitted: 2011, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: http://bayatlaw.com/about-me/

Honors/Awards:

  • Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Murder In The First Degree- Dismissed
  • Drug Trafficking - Dismissed, 2019
  • Murder 2nd Degree- Dimissed, 2019
  • Wrongful Death- $1mil+ setllement

Representative Clients:

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

Educational Background:

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

  • “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 M. Eric Bayat

830 NW 10th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Phone: 405-413-2100

Fax: 855-314-2100

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Last Updated: 5/17/2019

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