Office Support Staff

A dedicated support staff fighting for your success
Julian Figueroa

Julian Figueroa, Case Manager/Client Liaison

Often our clients have questions or need information about their case, and since attorney Manuel J. Barba is often in court, Julian is the in-office “go to person” to assist our clients with their needs. Julian works directly with Mr. Barba and Mr. Waitman to make sure that our clients are up to date with any information that they may need.

Julian Figueroa is knowledgeable in DUI investigations including Standardized Field Sobriety Tests as he has completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) / International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) DWI Detection Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Program, which is the same course that law enforcement officers must complete as part of their training in DUI investigation. Julian also continues to participate in additional training courses relating to DUI defense, including breath testing and blood analysis.

Ricardo Martinez

Ricardo Martinez, Legal Assistant

Ricardo graduated University California, Davis in 2012 with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science-Public Service and a minor in Human Rights. Ricardo offers a great asset to the team as he speaks fluent Spanish and can bridge the gap between our professional DUI defense team and our Spanish speaking clients. Ricardo works with Attorney Manuel Barba, Attorney Jeremy Waitman and Julian to keep our clients informed.

Ricardo is also knowledgeable in DUI investigations including Standardized Field Sobriety Tests as he has completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) / International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) DWI Detection Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Program, which is the same course that law enforcement officers must complete as part of their training in DUI investigation. Ricardo also continues to participate in additional training courses relating to DUI defense, including breath testing and blood analysis.

Lisa Barba

Lisa Barba, Office Manager

Lisa Barba (sister in-law to attorney Manuel J. Barba) is the office manager for the Law Offices of Manuel J. Barba, since October 2009.

In addition to her administrative responsibilities, Lisa Barba works with Julian Figueroa, attorney Manuel J. Barba, and attorney Jeremy Waitman to ensure that our clients are up to date with any information that they may need.