Our Firm

Results-Oriented & Objective-Driven Guidance & Advocacy

Since its founding in 1998, the law office of Luis E. Barreto & Associates, P.A. has focused on providing advice, services, and representation in the areas of estate planning, probate, estate litigation, and elder law.

These areas of law involve decisions concerning family members and end-of-life decisions. We help our clients understand these issues and make sound decisions regarding estate matters. Through frank and confidential discussions with each client, our attorneys work to understand your goals and what you want for your family and loved ones. Only then do we develop a solution designed for you.

Our Attorneys and Staff

The founder of our practice, Luis E. Barreto, earned his law degree at the University of Miami Law School after a career working for a Fortune 500 company and serving in the United States Coast Guard. Since 1992, he has concentrated on providing legal services to individuals and families in the areas of probate litigation, guardianship litigation, estate planning, probate and guardianship administration, and related areas.

Every member of our staff brings deep concern for clients’ needs to the firm in the areas of estate planning, estate litigation, and elder law, and a strong desire to help them achieve their goals in these areas.

We pride ourselves on providing responsive and personalized service. We will answer your questions, return your phone calls, and provide frequent updates throughout the legal process. In addition to speaking English, our lawyers and staff speak Spanish, allowing us to serve our clients in the most effective manner possible.


Janet Aznar, Esq. has been working in the legal field since 2004. While studying at Florida International University to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in psychology and minor in political science, Ms. Aznar worked full-time as a paralegal for 5 years with attorneys handling civil matters, including but not limited to estate planning and probate administration.

After Ms. Aznar graduated from Florida International University in 2007, she decided to pursue a law degree and become an attorney. While attending law school at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, Ms. Aznar interned with attorneys working in probate and estate planning. Ms. Aznar graduated law school in December 2012, obtaining the highest grade in Probate Workshop class, earning her the Book Award in said class.

Ms. Aznar is now assisting clients in the areas of estate planning and probate administration. Ms. Aznar is fluent in Spanish.



Luisa M. Linares received her Bachelor’s Degree from Columbia University and her Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law.

Luisa is a member of the Florida Bar since 1996. She has been a litigator for the past 21 years and has represented both the Plaintiff and the Defendant.

She has been a Guardian ad Litem for neglected and abused children.  She strongly advocates for her Clients to achieve a fair result.






Whether your case involves a will, a power of attorney, a guardianship, or any other estate matter, the law office of Luis E. Barreto & Associates, P.A. will provide the right solution for your unique circumstances.

For a free initial consultation with our attorneys, give us a call or shoot us an email today.

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