Roy R. Barrera Jr.



San Antonio, TX

Areas of Practice

  • Federal and State Trial Practice
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • General Civil Litigation
  • White Collar Crimes

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1987


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1975
    • Honors: Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
    • Honors: Distinguished Military Graduate
  • St Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1972

Honors and Awards

  • "Outstanding Young Man of San Antonio” – San Antonio Jaycees
  • “Five Outstanding Young Texans” - Texas Jaycees
  • "Hispanic Excellence Award”, Hispanic Hall of Fame - National L.U.L.A.C.
  • Selected as “Texas Super Lawyer” 2006, 2008 -2017 by Thomson Reuters and published in Texas Monthly
  • "Best Lawyers in San Antonio” – SA Scene - 2008-2015
  • AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1976 to Present
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Fellow, 1976 to Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Member, 1976 to Present
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Bar Foundation, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Felony & Misdemeanor Prosecutor, Bexar County, Texas, Assistant Criminal District Attorney, 1976 to 1980
  • 144th State District Court, Bexar County, State District Judge, 1980 to 1986


  • Spanish


  • Delta Theta Phi
  • Tau Delta Sigma

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