Barry Mitchell is a trial lawyer practicing for over 30 years in the area of criminal defense. He focuses on representing individuals and corporations in criminal, regulatory, and administrative cases. He handles the full range of state and federal felony and misdemeanor issues.
Barry is particularly skilled and seasoned in defending cases with an intersection between the criminal justice system and administrative licensing authorities. He has represented hundreds of licensed professionals and entities facing matters ranging from domestic violence to money laundering. Chambers USA says “Clients report that they consider Barry Mitchell a ‘first choice’ for white-collar trials or investigations. He represents clients in criminal, regulatory and administrative cases, including state and federal felony matters. Sources further highlight him as a ‘bright, thoughtful and strategic lawyer.'” He has also helped create and implement compliance programs for organizations ranging from small companies and healthcare practice groups to Fortune 100 corporations.
Barry graduated from Boalt Hall, University of California – Berkeley, in 1991 where he taught Legal Research and Writing and chaired the Moot Court Board. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 1985.
Before starting the law firm of Mitchell | Stein | Carey | Chapman, Barry practiced for 22 years at Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., and was a partner in its Criminal Law and Regulatory Enforcement Group.