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Daniel Peter Barrera

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For over 30 years, attorney Daniel Barrera has been working in personal injury law to help victims of personal injury find financial relief and recovery. Known for his tough negotiation skills, he is not afraid to take on even the most imposing insurance companies in order to best represent his clients best wishes. A bilingual attorney, Attorney Barrera serves the Spanish-speaking communities in Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, and the surrounding areas, in a wide variety of cases, ranging from workers’c compensation to car accidents, there is nothing too small or large for him to handle.

As the leader of The Barrera Law Firm, PLLC in Alexandria, he has helped thousands over the years in over 100 trials. He is renowned for his ability to get results, namely by obtaining optimum financial recovery. He You can schedule a free case consultation with Attorney Barrera by calling (703) 810-3452 or visiting


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 32%
    16 years
  2. Car Accident: 32%
    31 years
  3. Personal Injury: 31%
  4. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%



Contingent (20-33%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joseph Michael Smith Caballe

    Having worked with Daniel Barrera, I can attest to his talent for Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Litigation. I wholeheartedly endorse Daniel Barrera, without reservation.


    Joseph Caballe Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

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    I endorse this lawyer. I am a practicing lawyer in Washington, D.C. and Maryland but am not licensed in Virginia. The Virginia cases that I referred to Mr. Barrera have been handled exceptionally well.


    Eric May Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Barrera Law Firm, PLLC

5845 Richmond Highway
Suite 620
Alexandria, VA, 22303


DCActive 199507/06/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law199103/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2016
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2016
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Barrera Law Firm, PLLC2008 - Present
PartnerThe Chandler Law Group1998 - 2008
OwnerDaniel Barrera Law Offfices1997 - 1998
AttorneyChaikin & Sherman, P.C.1997 - 1997
AttorneyGerald A Schwartz, P.C.1994 - 1997
AttorneyChamowitz & Chamowitz, P.C.1992 - 1994
PartnerScott & Barrera, P.C.1986 - 1991
AttorneyMichael F. Scott, P.C.1984 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Fairfax Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy GroupMember2008 - Present
District of Columbia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1995 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1991 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1984 - Present
Board of Directors of The Progreso HispanoPast PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Confidential SettlementSettled, $100,000.00
Romero Lopez v. 3 Complete Commercial Cleaning3,000,000 Virginia Workers Compensation Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Barrera Law Firm, PLLCWhat Is Virginia's Statute of Limitations?2015
The Barrera Law Firm, PLLCHit-and-Runs Are a Large Concern Now More Than Ever, Study Shows2015
The Barrera Law Firm, PLLCSun Glare Causes Car Accident: Who Is to Blame?2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
State University of New York, Stony BrookN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2010 VTLA Worker's Compensation ConferenceRepresenting undocumented Workers2010