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Southern California Expert DUI Defense Attorney For All Alcohol and Drug DUI Cases - Call Now.Southern California Expert DUI Defense Attorney For All Alcohol and Drug DUI Cases - Call Now.
18 years, 3,500 cases
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2017 Top Lawyers||Palm Springs Life Magazine||2017|
|Top DUI Lawyer||Palm Springs Life Magazine||2016|
|Top Attorney||Inland Empire Magazine||2015|
|Advanced Blood Analysis Seminar Certificate||National College for DUI Defense||2015|
|Standardized Field Sobriety Test Lead Instructor||Robert LaPier and Associates||2015|
|Top Lawyer||Palm Springs Life Magazine||2015|
|Specialist Member||California DUI Lawyers Association||2014|
|Solid Drug Dose Testing IV Certificate||American Chemical Society||2014|
|Top Lawyer 2014||Palm Springs Life Magazine||2014|
|DUI- Drug Course Certificate||American Chemical Society||2014|
|Advanced Chromatography XIII||American Chemical Society||2014|
|The ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation||American Chemical Society||2014|
|Top Attorney||Inland Empire Magazine||2014|
|SFST Lead Instructor Award||Robert LaPier & Associates||2013|
|Top Attorney||Inland Empire Magazine||2013|
|Alcohol Evidence: Arrest to Trial Course Completion||Scientific Law Forums||2013|
|2013 Summer Session Graduate, Harvard Law School||National College for DUI Defense||2013|
|Coachella Valley Top Lawyers||Palm Springs Life Magazine - June 2013 edition - http://www.palmspringslife.com/Palm-Springs-Life/June-2013/Top-Lawyers/||2013|
|AV Preeminent 4.7 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Top Lawyers 2012||Palm Springs Life Magazine - http://www.palmspringslife.com/Palm-Springs-Life/June-2012/Our-Top-Lawyers/||2012|
|Forensic Chromatography: Theory and Practice V||Axion Analytical Laboratories, Inc||2011|
|NHTSA SFST Practioner Course Class Instructor||La Pier & Associates||2011|
|NHTSA SFST Class Instructor||La Pier & Associates||2010|
|Trial Lawyers College Graduate||Gerry Spence' Trial Lawyers College||2009|
|NHTSA SFST Class Instructor||La Pier & Associates||2009|
|NHTSA SFST Class Instructor||La Pier & Associates||2008|
|Harvard Summer Session Graduate||National College for DUI Defense||2007|
|14th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DWI/DUI Cases||Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||2007|
|NHTSA SFST Class Instructor||La Pier & Associates||2007|
|Training on Draeger Instruments - 7410 EPAS / 7110 MK IIIC||Hansueli Reiser, Draeger Corporation / Anne ImObersteg / Mary McMurray / Dr. Richard Lynn - Former CA DOJ Criminalist||2006|
|Harvard Summer Session Graduate||National College for DUI Defense||2006|
|NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor Course||Robert La Pier and Associates||2005|
|11th Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI Cases||William C. Head||2004|
|Harvard Summer Session Graduate||National College for DUI Defense||2003|
|NHTSA Standardized Field Sobreity Test Practitioner||Robert La Pier and Associates||2003|
|Trial Practice Insitute Graduate||National Criminal Defense College- Macon, Georgia||2002|
|Trial Attorney / Managing Attorney||Law Offices of Manuel J. Barba||2000 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|California DUI Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|California DUI Lawyers Association||General Member||2002 - Present|
|National College of DUI Defense||General Member||2001 - Present|
|People v a DUI Client||Not Guilty on all charges after jury deliberated for less than 2 hours.|
|People v a DUI Client||Charged with DUI, Case resolved for Reckless Driving, original DUI charges dismissed.|
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|On Amazon.com||Arrested For DUI in Southern California||2014|
|Blog - Law Offices of Manuel J. Barba||July 4th Tips To Avoid A DUI Conviction||2012|
|DUI Magazine||Your First DUI - What Now?||2009|
|DUI Magazine||You Have the Right to Remain Educated - Everything You Should Know About DUI Sentencing||2008|
|California St Univ||N/A||undergraduate||N/A|
|Western State University College of Law||N/A||law||N/A|
|CDLA Fresno May DUI Conference||Gas Chromatography||2016|
|CDLA Fresno Seminar||Cross Examination of Drug Recocgnition Expert||2014|
|NHTSA SFST Paractitioner Course||Standardized Field Sobriety Tests||2013|
|NHTSA Standardized Filed Sobriety Test Practitioner Course||Standardized Field Sobriety Tests||2012|
|California Attorneys for Criminal Justice - Rules of the Road XV||Deconstructing Standardized Field Sobriety Tests||2012|
|CPDA DUI Seminar-Monterey, CA||DMV APS Suspensions||2009|
Posted by Jeffrey
Mr. Barba is an amazing attorney. I’ve had previous attorneys in Los Angeles represent me but they do not compare to the work ethic and dedication Attorney Manuel Barba has for his clients. Mr. Barba, along with his team, provided me with a sense of comfort from the moment I decided to hire him to represent me. I primarily chose Mr. Barba because of his Forensic Scientist-Lawyer background and was able to see firsthand his experience and how knowledgeable and effective he is in trial because of that.
The trial lasted a little over two weeks and could not have gotten through it without Mr. Barba. He’s an expert in DUI defense. He’s able to see things in the case that I did not even think were possible. He is highly knowledgeable in the analysis of blood that it puts the DA’s experts to shame. You know you have a great attorney representing you when even the DA compliments his work.
Mr. Barba’s representation and defense exceeded my expectations as he relentlessly fought for me in court. The trial resulted in a hung jury. I thank him for all his guidance and support and would highly recommend him to anyone in need of DUI defense.
Posted by Steven
Mr.Barba has truly saved my life. I was faced with a very difficult case, with a long prison term attached to it. But with the help of Mr. Barba and his staff I got the best possible outcome I could get he kept me out of prison saved my job and my home, I was about to lose everything. My family and I are truly grateful for all the time and work put into my case and got it settled. if anyone is in need of a great attorney this is your guy.
Posted by anonymous
If you're faced with a DUI, no one will fight harder and smarter than Mr. Barba. He is phenomenal, and the absolute best at his trade; "Not Guilty" on a DUI involving Blood.
Very seldom in life we're faced with challenges that can shape our future in a big way. When faced with a first time DUI Charge, I quickly found out the havoc a DUI can have on my Family, Finances, Job, and Future Aspirations. In all honesty, please take a DUI charge very seriously, even a first time DUI; this is a career ending charge for many people.
Even though the DA was very aware that an Alcohol related charge (DUI) would end my career, the DA didn't care. Moving forward with the Trial was the best decision I could have made. Mr Barba took a very tough case and completely demolished any leverage the DA had. During a very hard fought 1 week trial, the DA tried every trick in the book to convict, without any success. Mr. Barba fought incredibly hard on every point and didn't leave any stone unturned. I have a high amount of respect for people that take their trade seriously, and Mr Barba is an absolute expert in DUI - At many times, he left the Government "Expert" witnesses fumbling for words, destroying their credibility.
With the help of a highly skilled lawyer like Mr. Barba, I was acquitted of the DUI charge and my name is clear! "Not Guilty"..the best two words I could hear!
I've definitely learned that Drinking and Driving is simply not worth it; in this process I've had the privilege of meeting a great man like Mr. Manual Barba who fought so very hard for my future.
I owe my future to you Mr. Barba; from the bottom of my heart, Myself and My Family are eternally grateful.
Justin McShane, DUI and DWI Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Attorney Barba is an experienced trial advocate. He has the necessary reputation, knowledge, experience and guts needed to defend those accused of a crime. He has earned a national reputation for his years of successful advocacy. Most of all, I trust him. I know you will too.
Josh Lee, DUI and DWI Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Mr. Barba is one of the new breeds of lawyers known as the lawyer-scientist. When defending a person accused of driving under the influence it is imperative that the lawyer have a deep understanding of the science behind blood and breath testing. Very few lawyers spend the time necessary to be a lawyer-scientist. Mr. Barba has and does. You are in good hands with Mr. Barba representing you on an alcohol related charge.
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