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Eric Harold Barker

Eric Harold Barker


Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Lawyer
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NeJame Law
Orlando, FL

About Eric Harold Barker

Attorney Biography

Eric Barker earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Florida in 1989 and went on to earn his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law in 1992. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1992 and is currently admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Eric has been rated as a preeminent lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and has earned an AV rating, the highest rating given by the organization, which is a nationally recognized attorney rating service. As a former Assistant Public Defender, Mr. Barker took several dozen cases to trial, gaining extensive, invaluable experience in the courtroom. In 1996, Mr. Barker received the Franklin Graham Award, an honor given to the outstanding Assistant Public Defender of the year. In 1999, Mr. Barker left the Office of the Public Defender as a Division Chief and joined the criminal defense attorneys at NeJame Law. He became a Partner in 2000. Eric Barker has always been a criminal defense lawyer, fighting for his clients' rights and freedom throughout his career. He prides himself in thoroughly analyzing and diligently preparing for each client's case through detailed investigation, including the location and questioning of witnesses, law enforcement officers or other leads in his clients' cases. In developing defenses on behalf of his clients Eric Barker often engages in aggressive negotiations with prosecutors. Mr. Barker believes that the most effective negotiations come from a position of strength. Mr. Barker does everything necessary to fully prepare his cases, positioning himself to secure the most favorable result for his client. He is also extremely knowledgeable and experienced in litigating cases. He has represented clients in more than 70 criminal trials.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (15%)
 
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving (15%)
 
Domestic Violence (15%)
 
Federal Crimes (14%)
 
White Collar Crime (14%)
 
Probation Violations (14%)
 
Juvenile Defense (13%)
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Résumé - Eric Harold Barker

Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
1992

Work Experience

NeJame Law
NeJame Law - Partner
1999

Office of the Public Defender - Attorney
19931999

Christian and Associates - Attorney
19921993

Springfield and Gunson, P.A. - Certified Legal Intern
1992

Office of the Public Defender, Gainesville - Certified Legal Intern
19911992

Southern Legal Counsel - Certified Legal Intern
19911992

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Education

University of Florida Levin College of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Juris Doctor
1992

Associations

Member
National Trial Lawyers Association
2013

Member
The Florida Bar
1992

Member
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
1992

Member
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Member
Florida Supreme Court

Member
Orange County Bar Association

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Awards & Recognitions

Nation's Top 1%
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
2016

Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
2016

Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
2015

Nations Top One Percent
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
2015

Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
2014

Best Law firm
Orlando Business Journal
2014

Best Law Firm
Orlando Business Journal
2013

Top Lawyers in Orlando
Orlando Life Magazine
2013

Best law firm
Orlando Business Journal Reader's Choice Award
2012

Selected for inclusion
Biltmore's Whos Who
2011

Selected for inclusion
Who's Who among Executives and Professionals
2011

Selected for Inclusion
The Executive Registry of Professionals
2011

Office of the Public Defender
1995

Honors Political Science taught by former governor Lawton Chiles
University of Florida
1989

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell

Selected for inclusion
Marquis Whos's Who of Emerging Leaders in America

Trial award
Office of the Public Defender, ninth circuit

Selected for inclusion
Marquis Who's Who in American Law

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Contact Eric Harold Barker

Eric Harold Barker
NeJame Law
189 S Orange Ave Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801
www.nejamelaw.com
Office: 407-500-0000
Office: 407-245-1232
Fax: 407-245-2980

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