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Eric Harold Barker

Eric Harold Barker

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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    23 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

32 total 

  • Jordan Michael Ostroff

    I endorse this lawyer. Eric is a phenomenal defense attorney who consistently gets the resolution his clients want through his hard work and excellent advocacy.


    Jordan Ostroff Government Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • John N Knutton

    I have known Eric for many years, and was able to work with him on several matters while I was at the State Attorney's Office. Eric is intelligent, hard-working, and an excellent advocate for his clients. I highly endorse him.


    John Knutton Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

189 S Orange Ave Ste 1800
Orlando, FL, 328013261


FLMember in Good Standing199209/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Best Law firmOrlando Business Journal2014
Top Law FirmMartindale-Hubbell2014
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
Clients Choice AwardAVVO2013
Top ContributorAVVO2013
Best Law FirmOrlando Business Journal2013
Top Lawyers in OrlandoOrlando Life Magazine2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2012
Best law firmOrlando Business Journal Reader's Choice Award2012
selected for inclusionBiltmore's Whos Who2011
Selected for InclusionThe Executive Registry of Professionals2011
Selected for inclusionWho's Who among Executives and Professionals2011
selected as partnerNeJame, LaFay, Jancha, Ahmed, Barker, & Joshi, P.A.2001
Selected as Division ChiefOffice of Public Defender1999
Franklin Graham Award, Outstanding AdvocacyOffice of the Public Defender1995
selected for paid InternshipCenter for Governmental Responsibility1991
Honors Political Science taught by former governor Lawton ChilesUniversity of Florida1989
selected for inclusionmarquis Whos's Who of Emerging Leaders in AmericaN/A
trial awardOffice of the Public Defender, ninth circuitN/A
selected for inclusionMarquis Who's Who in American LawN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerNeJame, LaFay, Jancha, Ahmed, Barker, and Joshi, P.A.1999 - Present
AttorneyOffice of the Public Defender1993 - 1999
AttorneyChristian and Associates1992 - 1993
Certified Legal InternSpringfield and Gunson, P.A.1992 - 1992
Certified Legal InternOffice of the Public Defender, Gainesville1991 - 1992
Certified Legal InternSouthern Legal Counsel1991 - 1992
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember1992 - Present
Florida BarMember1992 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Florida Supreme CourtN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Resisting Arrest without Violencedismissed
VOPprobation reinstated with no additional jail time or penalties
Drug Traffickingcase dismissed
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Publication NameTitleDate
Orlando Style MagazineWhen Can Gun Owners Have A Concealed Weapon Without A Permit?2013
orlando style magazineID on demand2010
University of Florida Constitutional Law classoutline of Florida Constitutional Law1991
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/Alaw1992
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Public Defender Training SeminarProcess for Sealing and Expunging Records2002
Public Defender Training SeminarKnow when Not to take a depositon1998