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777 Brickell Ave
Suite 1210
Miami, FL, 33131-2867

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    24 years
  2. Investment Fraud: 30%
  3. State & Local Law: 10%
    24 years
  4. Constitutional: 10%
    24 years
  5. Libel: 10%
    24 years



Hourly ($250-450/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Barbara is an intelligent, articulate and experienced attorney. Her sharp analytical skills, writing, and courtroom style ensure that her clients receive top-notch representation.


    Marchelle Wiley Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Bruce Howard Lehr

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have been familiar with Barbara's meticulous and effective work. She is intelligent and and zealous advocate.


    Bruce Lehr Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


FLMember in Good Standing199206/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperlawyerSuperlawyers Florida Magazine2012
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Outstanding Service for Production of Cable ProgramDade County Bar Association, Schools Committee1995
Moot Court FinalistCornell Law School1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPolenberg, Cooper, Saunders, &, Riesberg, PL2012 - Present
Managing PartnerRiesbergLaw2010 - Present
Managing PartnerBarbara J. Riesberg, P.A.2002 - Present
AssociateShook Hardy & Bacon1999 - 2002
AssociateTew Cardenas LLP1997 - 1999
AssociateWeiss Serota & Helfman1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Eleventh Circuit Grievance Committee "C"Vice-Chair2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Legislation CommitteeMember2010 - Present
IvyLife-MiamiChapter Director2010 - Present
Florida Bar, Grievance CommitteeVice-Chair2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Business Litigation CommitteeChair2012 - 2013
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade CountyPresident2011 - 2011
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade CountyPresident-Elect2010 - 2010
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade CountySecretary2009 - 2009
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade CountyDirector2007 - 2008
Dade County Bar Young Lawyers SectionDirector1996 - 1997
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Davis v. City of HollywoodSuccessful defense of action to collect overtime
Lieberman v. Morgan Keegan, FINRA 10-00009Full award of compensatory and punitive damages as well as fees
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of PittsburghBusiness/Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Florida Bar Basic Skills RequirementsLitigation Panel Discussion2007