Sheraz Barkat

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Washington, DC

Barkat Law Firm
 | 1050 30th St. NW, Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-798-7134
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Sheraz Barkat founded his law firm, The Barkat Law Office, in 2013 following his admission to practice law in the Washington, D.C., area. Committed to helping families and individuals navigate difficult circumstances, Mr. Barkat focuses his efforts on finding solutions to complex family law concerns. Clients turn to him when facing difficulties related to:

·         Divorce

·         Family law

·         Child custody

·         Child support

After graduating from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2008, attorney Barkat spent the first part of his career serving as a congressional staffer and studying comparative family law in Australia. In 2012, he began his legal career, and for four years he has worked closely with clients to find solutions, minimize costs and reach fair settlements in both uncontested divorces and divorce litigation. He also regularly appears before the Domestic Relations Branch of the District of Columbia courts.

Mr. Barkat has a unique and personal approach to his practice, choosing to work alongside clients to resolve problems related to a full range of family law concerns. His success in his four years of practice has garnered significant recognition from the legal community. This includes an "Excellent" rating and Client’s Choice award from Avvo, as well as recognition as DC Young Entrepreneur of the Week.

His professional associations and memberships include the American Bar Association, The District of Columbia Bar and the South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C. Widely recognized as a tough negotiator and tenacious advocate for his clients, attorney Barkat’s dedication to the law extends well beyond the courtroom. He is currently a volunteer attorney with the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Focus Areas

Family Law: Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce


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Rising Stars: 2017

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About Sheraz Barkat

Admitted: 2012, Washington D.C.

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Washington, D.C., 2012
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Attorney, District of Columbia Volunteer Lawyers Project
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Office Location for Sheraz Barkat

1050 30th St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

Phone: 202-798-7134


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Last Updated: 9/7/2017

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