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  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    24 years


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Alison Anne Kerestes

    I endorse this lawyer. Eric Barker has always been a professional, with a great reputation in the legal community. Eric is a professional, who works hard for his clients and an expert in his field.


    Alison Kerestes Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Elizabeth J. Aires

    Eric is entirely devoted to his clients. He maintains a well known reputation for achieving consistent successful results and being a highly skilled litigator. I endorse Eric Barker.


    Elizabeth Aires Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

189 S Orange Ave Ste 1800
Orlando, FL, 328013261


FLMember in Good Standing199206/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2016
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2015
Nations Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top Law FirmMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best Law firmOrlando Business Journal2014
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
Clients Choice AwardAVVO2013
Best Law FirmOrlando Business Journal2013
Top Lawyers in OrlandoOrlando Life Magazine2013
Top ContributorAVVO2013
Best law firmOrlando Business Journal Reader's Choice Award2012
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2012
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
selected for inclusionBiltmore's Whos Who2011
Selected for inclusionWho's Who among Executives and Professionals2011
Selected for InclusionThe Executive Registry of 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
PartnerNeJamelaw1999 - 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/AJD - Juris Doctor1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Public Defender Training SeminarProcess for Sealing and Expunging Records2002
Public Defender Training SeminarKnow when Not to take a depositon1998