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Kensley Barrett is a skilled criminal defense attorney with a proven track record of successfully representing clients in a wide range of criminal cases. With a strong background in trial advocacy and negotiation, Attorney Barrett is committed to providing effective and personalized representation for every client. His unwavering dedication to justice and passion for helping his clients navigate the complex legal system have made him a respected figure in the Rhode Island legal community.

Education and Experience:

  • Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Bachelor's degree in English from Florida International University
  • Admitted to practice law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

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Attorney Barrett's areas of expertise include DUI/DWI, drug offenses, domestic violence, white-collar crimes, and more. His meticulous attention to detail and thorough understanding of the Rhode Island legal system have led to numerous successful outcomes for his clients, including acquittals, dismissals, and reduced charges.

Accolades and Memberships:

  • Named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers
  • 10.0 "Superb" rating on Avvo.com
  • Member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)
  • Member of the Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Listed as one of the top 3 criminal defense lawyers in Providence, RI by ThreeBestRated.com

Attorney Barrett is dedicated to staying current with the latest developments in criminal defense law and regularly participates in continuing legal education programs to enhance his skills. This commitment to professional development allows him to provide his clients with the highest level of representation.

Community Involvement and Pro Bono Work:

Attorney Barrett understands the importance of giving back to his community and is committed to providing pro bono legal services to those in need. He partners with local organizations to offer his legal expertise and support to individuals who may not otherwise have access to legal representation.



In summary, Attorney Kensley Barrett's extensive experience, dedication to justice, and passion for helping clients make him a formidable advocate in the courtroom. His commitment to providing personalized and effective representation has solidified his reputation as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in Rhode Island.

“My goal is to work aggressively and thoroughly to help win your case!”

Attorney Marin Named A SuperLawyer for Ten Consecutive Years 2014-2023

Attorney Matthew Marin has been named a Rhode Island SuperLawyer for 10 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2023. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Rhode Island are selected by the Research Team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practice area.


Rhode Island Members of the National College for DUI Defense

Attorneys Marin and Barrett are both Rhode Island General Members of the National College for DUI Defense. Members represent some of the most experienced and cutting edge DUI defense attorney's throughout the Country. Nationwide, DUI laws are extremely complex and constantly changing and the College facilitates the exchange of innovative defenses throughout the Country.