Richard L. Barbara, Esq., was one of the founding partners of the law firm Alvarez Barbara, LLP. He was selected as a “Top Up and Coming Attorney” in the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 edition of Florida Trend’s annual publication on top attorneys in the entire State of Florida, while being recognized as a top attorney in the 2015 Florida Trend Legal Elite edition. He was also recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in its 2012, and 2013 edition honoring top lawyers in the State of Florida and recognized as a top attorney in Florida in the 2014 and 2015 edition of Super Lawyers.
Mr. Barbara was also recognized as a “top up and comer” by the 2015 South Florida Legal Guide. He has practiced in the areas of real estate, general civil and commercial litigation, and condominium law.
Mr. Barbara is admitted to the practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Northern District and Southern District of Florida, the Supreme Court of Florida, and all local courts within the State of Florida.
Mr. Barbara received his B.A. in Political Science from Florida International University, and his law degree, with honors, from the Stetson University College of Law. While at Stetson, he was a member of The Stetson Moot Court Board and Stetson’s Nationally Ranked Trial Team.
Mr. Barbara was also named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, The International Order of Barristers, and is a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity.
In 2017, Mr. Barbara took a position as General In-House Counsel for the Barreto Group in Coral Gables. He also serves as Personal Counsel to Rodney L. Barreto and the Barreto Family.
Mr. Barbara, along with Rodney Barreto and son Bradley Barreto, founded Coral Gables Title + Escrow, LLC to provide concierge style title agent and escrow services to the community.
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