Colin Barr is Of Counsel to Olivarez Madruga Law Organization LLP. Mr. Barr has spent over twenty-five years representing corporate and public entity clients in all areas of civil litigation, including real estate, construction and facilities, and general liability matters.
Mr. Barr is responsible for all aspects of litigation. He has taken and defended hundreds of depositions and argued extensively in state and federal courts. Mr. Barr has successfully tried cases through judgment, obtained numerous awards at binding arbitration, and resolved countless claims through the mediation process. Recently, Mr. Barr successfully defended a public agency against a $1.5 million construction claim at arbitration and obtained a defense and prevailing party attorneys’ fee award of $400,000.
Prior to joining OMLO, Mr. Barr was a partner at a law firm specializing in the representation of public entities in construction and real estate matters. Mr. Barr has been a speaker at the Pearlman Association’s National Surety Conference and the West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar.