Eric H. Barker

Eric H. Barker

NeJame Law
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • Florida
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Summary

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 Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Areas
  • Theft
  • Sex crimes
  • Fraud crimes
  • Drug Offenses
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Professional Experience
Partner
NeJame Law
- Current
Attorney
Office of the Public Defender
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Attorney
Christian and Associates
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Certified Legal Intern
Office of the Public Defender, Gainesville
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Certified Legal Intern
Springfield and Gunson, P.A.
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Education
University of Florida
J.D. (1992) | Law
Awards
Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Martindale-Hubbell
Top Law Firm
Martindale-Hubbell
Best law firm
Orlando Business Journal
Clients Choice Award
Avvo
Top Contributor
Avvo
Top Lawyers in Orlando
Orlando Life Magazine
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Martindale-Hubbell
Best law firm
Orlando Business Journal
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Martindale-Hubbell
Best law firm
Orlando Business Journal Reader's Choice Award
Selected for Inclusion
The Executive Registry of Professionals
Selected for Inclusion
Who's Who among Executives and Professionals
Selected for Inclusion
Biltmore's Whos Who
Selected as Partner
NeJame Law
Selected as Division Chief
Office of Public Defender
Franklin Graham Award, Outstanding Advocacy
Office of the Public Defender
selected for paid Internship
Center for Governmental Responsibility
Honors Political Science taught by former governor Lawton Chiles
University of Florida
Selected for Inclusion
Marquis Whos's Who of Emerging Leaders in America
Trial Award
Office of the Public Defender, ninth circuit
Trial Award
Marquis Who's Who In American Law
Professional Associations
Orange County Bar Association
Current
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
Florida Supreme Court
Current
National Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
The Florida Bar # 0946443
Member
- Current
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Ins & Outs of Title IX: Sexual Harassment & Sexual Violence cases in Schools
Orlando Style Magazine
Five tips from Orlando lawyers to help you avoid a DUI this holiday
Orlando Weekly
When Can Gun Owners Have A Concealed Weapon Without A Permit?
Orlando Style Magazine
ID on demand
NeJame Law
Outline of Florida Constitutional Law
University of Florida Constitutional Law class
Websites & Blogs
Website
Eric Barker - Detailed Bio
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
NeJame Law
189 South Orange Av
Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801
USA
Telephone: (407) 245-1232
Fax: (407) 245-2980