Barrera Legal Group

Barrera Legal Group

Attorney John Barrera and his team of Barrera Legal Group offer, aggressive, knowledgable and honest representation in Criminal, Immigration and Family Law related cases. We strive to work with you to set the most effective plan of action for you.

Firm Overview

We charge fixed fees for all Immigration, Criminal and Family Law matters. You will not be suprised by our fees and we will work with you depending on your financial situation.

Main Office

Main Office
18 E. Sunrise HIghway
Freeport NY 11520


(516) 325-1527


Free Initial Consultation?


Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

All Immigration, Criminal and Family Law Cases.

Office Information

Office Hours

8am - 5pm

Office Manager

Yanita Barrera

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken


Other Offices

Barrera Legal Group Idaho
216 12th Avenue Road South

Immigration Law

Experience in successfully litigating removal/deportation cases throughout the country including the Board of Immigration Appeals, US Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. Vast experience citizenship and all types of green card cases.

Barrera Legal Group has the knowledge and experience to help you traverse the many pitfalls in immigration matters. Whether it's a simple citizenship case or a complex deportation case involving criminal convictions we have seen it all. Our experience will help you understand your process and our guidance will help you get you the result you are looking for.


Barrera Legal Group has years of success in obtaining, acquittals after trial, dismissals or reduced pleas using our knowledge and experience of the criminal justice system and the intricate procedures officers must follow in pursuing a DUI arrest.

Not every case has to be a guilty plea. We will help you determine what your options are and explain why a certain option is the best option for you. We will analyze everything in your case including the reason the police officer stopped you to whether the police followed proper breatalyzer calibration procedures to determine how to fight your case.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Probably one of our core beliefs is a knowledgeable client. Knoweldgeable clients, better communicate their concerns, facts about their case and understand options they are presented with. We therefore strive to educate our clients about their case and the process and procedures they will face in their matter.

John Barrera

Barrera Legal Group

John C. Barrera the managing partner of the Barrera Legal Group and head of the firm's Immigration and Criminal Defense practice. John's desire to practice Immigration Law was developed through his Hispanic upbringing being born to Colombian parents, being married to his wife from Colombia and by being raised in the multicultural neighborhood of Jackson Heights in Queens, New York. His everyday life allowed John to interact and become part of the lives of people from many different countries and cultures and inspired John to help immigrants fight through the many challenges they face in realizing their dreams to live and prosper in the United States. He has successfully represented numerous clients in removal defense proceedings in immigration courts around the United States. He has had numerous victories keeping families together in the United States and has had extensive immigration experience in dealing with matters involving employment based visas, immigrant visas, asylum applications and U-visa applications. In addition to his immigration experience, John is also an experienced Criminal Defense attorney obtaining dismissals and acquittals in various cases involving Drug Trafficking, Homicide, Theft Offenses and cases involving Traffic Offenses including Driving Under the Influence charges. John is regularly consulted by the criminal defense bar and has co-hosted a weekly hour long radio show taking immigration questions to help guide the Treasure Valley Community.


Bar Number: 5544218
New York, 2017

Bar Number: 6950
Idaho, 2005

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