The following are some of the recognition and awards that Ricardo Barrera has achieved.
- Commander’s Award from U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program
- President’s Call to Service Award recognition from President George W. Bush
- Letter of appreciation from Judge Felix Recio, U.S. Magistrate Judge
- Letter of recognition from the Honorable Solomon Ortiz, U.S. House of Representatives
- Texas House of Representatives Resolution honoring Ricardo Barrera for his legal and humanitarian work
- Ricardo Barrera with fellow Texas Tech law students capture national championship law competition title.