Barbara Barrett has been practicing law since 1983. She had a law office in San Francisco for many years and then a second office in Sonoma County. She opened her Palm Springs office in 2002.

Barbara Practices in the Following Areas of Law:

  • Gay/Lesbian Relationship Law (Prenuptial’s, Postnuptial’s, Divorce, Property Agreements, Estate Planning, etc.)
  • Divorce without Custody and Child Support Issues
  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate Law
  • Heggstad Petitions
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Real Estate Litigation (no evictions)

Barbara studied law at Golden Gate University. She taught Writing and Research at Golden Gate to first-year law students and was selected to be on Law Review.

​**Free 1/2 Hour Consultation!**

Volunteer and Community Activities

Barbara is now General Counsel for Greater Palm Springs Pride.


  • Case Analyst for California Innocence Project 2014 to date
  • Advisory Council Palm Canyon Theatre January 2017 to date


  • Member of Advisory Board PALM CANYON THEATRE January 2017 and continuing
  • President of Desert Women for Equality 2005 to 2015
  • Founder of the We Care Free Mammogram Program providing 6,000 free mammograms to uninsured/underinsured women of Coachella Valley
  • Advisory Council Golden Rainbow
  • Advisory Council The Pride Center
  • Advisory Council The Center
  • Board of Directors Desert Business Association
  • Palm Springs Human Rights Commissioner
  • Volunteer of the Year–Pride Parade 2010
  • 2018, 2019, 2020 Top Lawyer Palm Springs Pride


  • Pro Bono services through AIDS Legal Referral Panel
  • Board of Directors of Women Against Rape
  • President Russian River Chamber of Commerce
  • Sonoma County Redevelopment Citizen’s Advisory Council
555 South Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, California 92264