Bruce Anthony Barket

Bruce Anthony Barket

BARKET MARION EPSTEIN & KEARON, LLP
  • Appeals & Appellate, Civil Rights, Criminal Law ...
  • New York
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Summary

Bruce Barket is a founding partner at Barket, Marion, Epstein & Kearon LLP. He specializes in criminal defense cases representing individuals charged with serious offenses in federal and state courts. Mr. Barket has won numerous acquittals in high-profile cases involving such crimes as securities/mail fraud, murder and racketeering. Through grit, tenacity, and the use of his courtroom skills, he has put together an impressive string of both criminal and civil trial victories that span more than two decades. He is also known for obtaining uncanny results in the appellate and post-judgment process for clients previously convicted. Based upon his energetic and highly skilled re-investigation of these cold cases, Mr. Barket has won motions and hearings resulting in the overturning of criminal convictions where prior attorneys had failed and the clients were serving a prison sentence.

The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers presented Mr. Barket with the prestigious Gideon Award in 2003 and again in 2008 for his outstanding work on behalf of his clients. He was also named Practitioner of the Year in 2005 by the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association. Mr. Barket is a sought-after lecturer at Continuing Legal Education seminars where he teaches various aspects of trial practice and criminal defense to other lawyers.

Mr. Barket earned his law degree from the University of Connecticut in 1986 and began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County that same year. Mr. Barket is currently on the Board of Directors for the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Barket has been frequently interviewed by the national media, including CNN, USA Today, Court TV, Fox News, The New York Times and PBS's Frontline.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
Additional Practice Area
  • Constitutional Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Member
BARKET MARION EPSTEIN & KEARON, LLP
- Current
Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Member, Board of Directors
New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Education
University Of Connecticut
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Awards
Gideon Award
New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers bestowed upon him the prestigious Gideon Award in 2003 and 2008 for his outstanding work on behalf of his clients. He was also named Practitioner of the Year in 2005 by the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association.
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, Board of Directors
Current
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New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Presentor
- Current
Activities: CLE Lecture various aspects of trial practice.
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Nassau County Bar Association
Presentor
- Current
Activities: CLE lecture various aspects of trial practice.
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New York State Bar  # 2121036
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Crime lab woes go beyond Nassau
Newsday
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
BARKET MARION EPSTEIN & KEARON, LLP
666 Old Country Road
Suite 700
Garden City, NY 11530
Telephone: (516) 745-1500
Fax: (516) 745-1245