Meet the Barrett & Everhart Attorneys

Welcome to the core of Barrett & Everhart, PLLC. Dive into the profiles of our dedicated attorneys who form our exceptional team. Each brings unparalleled knowledge, passion, and commitment, ensuring your interests are always at the forefront. Discover the legal experts ready to guide and support you through every step of your real estate journey.

Keith Barrett, Esq.

Founding Attorney

An Attorney and Entrepreneur, Keith founded Vesta Settlements in 2011 and has overseen its growth from one employee in a temporary office space to a team 40 across six offices. 

Sean Everhart, Esq.


Sean is an experienced attorney who counsels clients in various real estate related transactional matters. 

Sonia Downard, Esq.


Sonia has spent the majority of her 20+ year legal career as a real estate attorney and has extensive experience with both residential and commercial real estate transactions.

John A. Maghamez, Esq.


John A. Maghamez, Esq. joined Barrett & Everhart PLLC in 2019 and is the Legal Counsel and Branch Manager for the Vesta Settlements operations in Richmond.

Rob Ulmer, Esq.


Rob joined Barrett & Everhart, PLLC with seven years prior experience in real estate.He worked with several title and settlement companies in Northern Virginia.