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  • Matthew J. Barbero Attorney
  • Phone: 757-825-0400

Matthew Barbero is a confident public speaker who coherently communicates his ideas in a manner which demands attention. Matthew has the uncanny ability of persuasion. Matthew’s superior verbal skills allow him to persuade others of his position. One need only sit with Matthew briefly to understand the depth of this gift. He also has a wonderful sense of humor. His former experience as a stand-up comic has held him in good stead for jury trials, because he is able to speak confidently and eloquently to a panel of jurors.

Matthew Barbero exudes zealous advocacy. Despite his clipped and no-nonsense approach, Matthew is able to connect extremely well with his clients. Matthew’s clients see that he is on their side quickly; he wants to win their case. Matthew has a courtroom demeanor and a client demeanor. To watch Matthew try a case is enchanting. He is animated. He grasps issues quickly and picks up on minute facts.

Recently, Matthew won a jury trial where his client would have been facing a potential sentence of life in prison if he were found guilty. Matthew relentlessly examined the government’s evidence until he was able to persuade all twelve jurors that the government failed to meet its burden of proving its case beyond a reasonable doubt. As your attorney, Matthew will put this same care, time, and attention into your case.

Areas of practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • All Misdemeanors and Felonies
  • Juvenile Domestic Relations
  • Jury Trials
  • Probations violations
  • General District Court
  • Circuit Court
  • Traffic violations
  • DUI/ DWI
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Driving under the influence
  • Suspended driver’s license
  • Driving without a license
  • Reckless Driving
  • All moving violations

Admitted to Practice

  • Virginia.


  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC.
  • Juris Doctor.

Recent Client Reviews

“Matthew Barbero is a 10/10.”

“I immediately went to Hunter Law Firm and retained the services of Matthew Barbero. Watching him in court was nothing short of pure bliss for me. Not only did I not have to speak at all but he made this family member regret the day they decided to pick on me. Thank you so much Matthew and all the amazing staff that helped me during what was the most difficult time of my life.”

“The experience that I have had recently with the lawyer Matthew Barbero and Thomas Hunter has been excellent, they have been very attentive with the information that was given to them about my case and they have known how to defend me in a very unique way, without hesitation I can say that they are the best lawyers that I have met.”

Contact Matthew Barbero

To speak with Matthew about your legal matter, contact him online or call one of our four convenient offices—