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Richard Barrett-Cuetara

Areas of practice: Real Estate Litigation, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Hospitality Litigation, Partnership & Fiduciary Litigation, Municipal Ordinance & Regulatory Disputes, and Transactional Matters.

Senior Counsel practicing in litigation and transactional matters. Transactional Expertise includes franchise, license, hotel and asset management agreements, officer/director issues, and entity formation.


Juris Doctor degree - California Western School of Law

Master of Laws in Taxation Degree (LLM) – University of Miami

Bachelor of Science, with Honors and Distinction, Criminal Justice Administration – San Diego State University

Professional History

Admitted to Texas Bar - 1983
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Admitted to practice before U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas

Professional Affiliations

Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Litigation and Real Estate Sections, Dallas Bar Association and State Bar of Texas
Member, ABA Real Estate, Condemnation and Trust Litigation Committee, Commercial Real Estate Sub-committee
Rated Top Lawyers 2018, in Recognition for Excellence and Achievements By the Legal Community, as seen in Texas Lawyer
Rated AV® PreeminentTM
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