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Robert J. Barrera

Criminal defense Attorney at San Antonio, TX

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Bobby Barrera

  • Licensed for 40 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1984
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Robert

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Bobby has been recognized as one of “San Antonio’s Best Criminal Lawyers” for the last 18 years. He has been honored by his colleagues by being selected as one of the “Top Ten Criminal Lawyers” in San Antonio by SA Scene Magazine. He also has a "Super Lawyers" rating in Criminal Law for the last 5 years. He has also been recognized in three areas of practice in the “Best Criminal Lawyers” edition in the areas of DWI, Criminal Defense and White Collar Criminal Defense. Bobby Barrera is a solo practitioner and owner of the Law Office of Robert J. Barrera, P.C. Bobby worked as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney for Bexar County where he prosecuted both misdemeanor and felony cases. As an Assistant District Attorney Bobby gained valuable jury trial experience and skills from handling hundreds of trials and contested evidentiary hearings. In addition, he has been “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale-Hubbell Publisher which means that he has been recognized by his peers as being “at the highest level of professional excellence”. These recognitions have come as a result of Bobby’s reputation in the legal community as an effective and experienced trial lawyer.

Bobby handles all types of cases in both State and Federal courts. He regularly handles serious felony cases such as Capital Murder, Aggravated Sexual Assault case and DWI Manslaughter. In addition, he has handled hundreds of misdemeanor cases such as DWI and Family Violence assaults. In Federal Court he has dealt with numerous Drug Offenses, Pornography cases, and Financial Fraud cases.


Bobby actively participates in both local and State Bar associations and is a Life Fellow in the San Antonio Bar Foundation and a Sustaining Life Fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation. He is the Past President of the San Antonio Bar Association as well as the San Antonio Young Lawyer's Association. In addition, he is a founding member of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and still serves as a Director in that organization. He has also been a Director of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association since 2005.


“The foundation of effective criminal defense begins with an unwavering belief that Constitutional guarantees are not “technicalities” upon which the guilty are set free but are in fact the citadel from which the innocent protect themselves from overzealous prosecution.” Bobby Barrera.

 

Location

Robert J. Barrera, P.C.
424 E Nueva
San Antonio, TX, 78205-3422

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Posted by Gabrielle | December 14, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing
Bobby is an incredible lawyer. I am a free woman because of him. He gave his honest opinion about every decision I made about my case. He spoke to me like a friend and had my best interest in mind the entire time. I always felt very comfortable speaking with him and felt confident walking into the court room with him representing me. Truly the best lawyer. Will always recommend him.
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Posted by Jason | January 28, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Fierce determination
Bobby Barrera is the best attorney on the planet in my opinion. A true gentleman at heart who truly cares for those he represents. He fought for me until the bitter end where the judge had no choice but to dismiss my case due to his fierce determination to argue my innocence. I will be forever grateful to him and highly recommend his expertise. Thank you Bobby.
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Posted by anonymous | December 18, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
An Excellent Defense
Bobby took care of my case and treated me like a friend. Spoke to me patiently and kept a respectful rapport between us. My case required follow up years later. Bobby was there for me. He and his staff took the time to hear me out and give me the best and worst possible outcomes. His approach was always direct and honest. Thanks to Bobby i am a free man now. I made a very bad decision in my life that cost me dearly. Bobby helped me. His representation and staff made a big difference in my life.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Robert J. Barrera, P.C.
  • 1986 - Present
  • Assistant Criminal District Attorney
  • Bexar County District Attorney's Office
  • 1984 - 1986

Education

  • St. Marys University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1984

Associations

  • San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Director
  • 2005 - Present
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • N/A
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • N/A
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Secretary
  • N/A
  • San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Founding Member
  • N/A
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • President
  • 2016 - 2017
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Top Ten Criminal Lawyers in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Top Ten Lawyers in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2016
  • Top Lawyer
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2014
  • Top Lawyer
  • Scene in SA Magazine
  • 2013
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Invitation Selection
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2013
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Publications

  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • DRUGS AND DRIVING: DRUG INTOXICATION ISSUES
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Kinard DWI Seminar
  • Felony DWI Strategies and Manslaughter Defenses
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (3)
Endorse Robert
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 09
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I interned with Bobby for several years before becoming a lawyer. He is an expert in the field of criminal law and is passionate about what he does. I frequently consult with him on my cases and depend on his expertise to guide my own practice. He is what every attorney he should aspire to be."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 17
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer as highly effective and leader in the Bar."
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San Antonio Criminal defense Lawyer Robert J. Barrera
Robert J. Barrera
Criminal defense Attorney
San Antonio, TX
Licensed for 40 years
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