Attorney Barraza is an associate attorney and member of Axley’s Litigation Practice Group. He represents both businesses and individuals in matters relating to civil and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Axley, Attorney Barraza practiced at a well-respected firm in Milwaukee, WI, where he largely defended workers’ compensation claims. His practice involved conducting discovery, negotiating and drafting settlement agreements, and representing clients’ interests at settlement conferences and mediations. Additionally, Attorney Barraza holds experience in negotiating non-disclosure agreements for merger and acquisition transactions and has worked with private equity firms and target companies to establish negotiating parameters.
Attorney Barraza graduated from Marquette University Law School, where he was the Managing Editor for Volume 102 of the Marquette Law Review. Attorney Barraza also served as a research assistant for Dean Nadelle Grossman for two years, helping her with various tasks related to publishing Contracts in Context: From Transaction to Litigation, a textbook written by Dean Grossman and Professor Eric Zacks at Wayne State University. He was an Academic Success Program Leader for Contracts and Civil Procedure, an inductee in the Pro Bono Society, and an Entertainment Law Society member.
In his free time, Attorney Barraza enjoys playing the drums (formally professionally, but currently as a hobby), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, and archery.
EducationJ.D., Marquette University Law School
B.S., University of Colorado - Denver