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Tina M Barberi

Tina M Barberi

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At the Law Office of Tina M. Barberi, P.C., our criminal and DUI trial attorney stands out among other law firms because we offer an established reputation for obtaining great results for our clients. We are dedicated to our clients and will fight hard to get the results you need when facing criminal charges. We are different from most lawyers because we focus on being proactive, rather than reactive, when dealing with the criminal justice system and the Courts. We handle criminal and DUI matters daily and know how Fresno judges handle cases similar to yours. We will make sure you are prepared for court by focusing on what is important to the judge, district attorney, probation, and law enforcement. Please see our website: to learn more on different types of criminal offenses, as well as defenses to fight your felony, misdemeanor, or infraction case. We will work hard to keep you from having a criminal conviction. You will also find information regarding DUI laws, charges, and defenses available for all DUI cases. The website is very informative on the different types of DUI cases that individuals may be facing. If you or someone you know is charged with a DUI, it is important to see the advice of a skilled attorney. Our office will request a DMV hearing for you, free of charge. If you are arrested and charged with a DUI, traffic, or criminal offense, you need to retain a criminal lawyer immediately. At the Law Offices of Tina M. Barberi, P.C., we do not use scare tactics, false promises, or pressure you into making an ill-advised choice of counsel. Hiring a Fresno criminal defense lawyer is the best decision you will make. When an important decision to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer is required, make sure you make the right choice by retaining the Law Offices of Tina M. Barberi, P.C. to defend you. Call us today at (559) 447-1240 or toll free: (800) 559-0134 for a free consultation.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
White Collar Crime
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
9th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Visiting Instructor
California State University, Fresno – Criminology Department
Volunteered with Criminology Professors in the Instruction of a Mock Trial which was performed in front of 200 plus students, faulty, and other members of the community in order to teach college students not to drink and drive. Instructed students on the basics of driving under the influence and the likely consequences of receiving a DUI in California, specifically in the San Joaquin Valley. Instructed students on delivering opening and closing statements, giving direct and cross examination questions, and assisting in the preparation of the witnesses that would testify.
Independent Contractor
Richard Ciummo & Associates
Contracted to handle numerous misdemeanor and felony conflict cases for indigent clients in Fresno and Madera Superior Courts. Responsible for all types of criminal cases, including serious felony matters, including homicide cases, as well as multiple strike cases, sexual assaults, robberies, and gang cases. Received an assignment with over 100 plus open cases. Successfully closed all open cases, while receiving 20 plus new cases per month and still maintained a private practice.
Law Clerk
Forrest, Henderson, Sloan & Davis
Primarily defended corporate litigation matters in real estate disputes, land sales transactions, contract disputes, bankruptcy, and employment and labor law. Also involved in Unfair Business Practices, RESPA, and Truth in Lending Act actions. Prepared letters, motions, points and authorities, discovery, request for production of documents, admissions, and depositions.
Law Office of Patience Milrod
Prepared appellant briefs for the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, complaints for both federal and state courts, reply briefs to oppositions, interviewed clients, and wrote client letters. Attended hearings for clients in Federal and State courts.
Fresno County Public Defenders Office
People v. Ewell: Conducted legal research and trial preparation in a triple homicide case. Also assisted in the California Court of Appeal process, vior dire, review of reports, analysis of witnesses, and sentencing phase. Fresno Municipal and Superior Court Arraignment Courts/Clovis Municipal Court: Prepared files, interviewed clients, and negotiated plea agreements in all criminal matters. Performed research and writing on different misdemeanor, DUI, and felony cases in municipal and superior courts in Fresno, California. Interviewed clients, analyzing police reports, and attending court hearings with supervisor.
California Western School of Law
J.D. (2000) | Law
Completed law school in remarkable time- 2 years.
Honors: Academic Excellence Award California Western School of Law 2000 | Academic Excellence Award California Western School of Law 1999 | Academic Excellence Award California Western School of Law 1999
Activities: Law Review, publish law review article on Three Strikes Law.
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California State University - Fresno
B.S. | Criminology
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Superior DUI Award
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
100 Top DUI Attorneys
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
International Law Service Award
California Western International Law Journal
Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 213267
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Websites & Blogs
Law Offices of Tina M. Barberi, PC | Fresno Defenders
Fresno DUI and Criminal Lawyer Blog
Legal Answers
3 Questions Answered
Q. What approximate affect on sentencing will the BAC level have for someone convicted of DUI where someone is hurt.
A: A high BAC will be an aggravating factor when the judge decides a sentence. You are most likely being charged with an enhancement because your alcohol level is over .15% BAC. This is only one factor, so a high BAC alone will not be the only thing that will weigh in on your sentence. Your criminal record, the manner of driving, your accountability, your actions since the accident (have you did anything to treat your alcohol problem?), your age, and the victim's statements are just some considerations the court will make if you are sentenced.
Q. got a second dui 3 years ago havent enrolled in my dui classes yet is it possible to get my lícense once i do so
A: You should contact Mandatory Suspension (916) 657- 6525 in order to determine your eligibility for a restricted license. You may have to complete the course because you waited too long before enrolling. However, a recent client enrolled in the course and she received her license, so it is worth trying. In order to enroll, you may need a H-6 printout from DMV.
Q. I was approved to take the out of state DUI program but was not given a date the classes had to be completed by.
A: You must complete the course before your probation ends in order to comply with probation. Typically, the standard order is 30 days from the date of sentencing, but if there are no reviews, you should just complete it as soon as you can. If this is a California DUI, make sure to call DMV in Sacramento to request paperwork because DMV does not approve out of state DUI classes. You may need to request a 3 year California license suspension in lieu of complete the class.
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Law Offices of Tina M. Barberi, PC
7493 N. Ingram Ave., Ste. 103
Fresno, CA 93711
Toll-Free: (800) 559-0134
Telephone: (559) 447-1240
Fax: (559) 447-1240
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