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Barbara Ungar Esq.

Barbara Ungar Esq.

Aggressive Criminal Defense, DWI and DUI Attorney, Traffic Lawyer
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets ...
  • New Jersey
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Summary

Barbara Ungar is a solo practitioner with 32 years experience and 21 years
experience in private practice. She formerly served as an Assistant Essex County Counsel from 1988 through 1990 with expertise in mental health and hospital law. Ms. Ungar then served as a Deputy Attorney General with the Division of Criminal Justice from 1990 through 1999 with expertise in complex narcotics and environmental civil forfeiture and white collar, labor and fraud prosecutions. Ms. Ungar has extensive criminal defense, DWI, DUI, municipal court defense, family court litigation experience and appellate experience before the Appellate Division. She has been involved in the aggressive defense of high profile criminal cases featured in the media.

Ms. Ungar was involved in the New Jersey Supreme Court case of State v. Denselbeck involving jury trial rights for third and subsequent DWI offenses. Ms. Ungar argued before the Appellate Division as counsel for the Defendant and the Appellate Division issued an unpublished decision of State v. Brian Gundy, affirming PTI admission for an individual charged with a gun offense. Ms. Ungar also argued before the Appellate Division as counsel for the Defendant and the Appellate Division issued an unpublished decision in State v. Joseph Blanc, remanding the issue of PTI admission back to the trial court.

Ms. Ungar is the past Chair of the Municipal Court Practice Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association for two terms. Ms. Ungar is also the past Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Ms. Ungar is the current trustee of the Women in the Profession Section and the Solo and Small Firm Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Ms. Ungar is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association where she remains active as a member of the bar.

Education
University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Activities: Staff Editor, Law Forum Publication, 1984-1985
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Yeshiva University
B.A. (1983) | Political Science
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Activities: President, Political Science Society; Delegate, Harvard Model United Nations
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Professional Experience
Owner
Law Office of Barbara Ungar, New Brunswick, New Jersey
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Law office provides aggressive and dedicated representation devoted to criminal defense of all indictable offenses, DWI, DUI, traffic violations, family court litigation, and appeals
Deputy Attorney General, Labor Prosecutions Unit
Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Trenton, New Jersey
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Deputy Attorney General, Civil Remedies and Forfeiture Bureau
Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Trenton, New Jersey
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Assistant Essex County Counsel
Essex County Counsel, Newark, New Jersey
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Law Clerk
Kohler and Clinch, Hackensack, New Jersey
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Judicial Law Clerk
Honorable Kenneth Stein, J.S.C., Newark, New Jersey
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Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar Association
Trustee, Women in the Profession Section
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New Jersey State Bar Association
Trustee, Solo and Small Firm Section
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
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New Jersey State Bar Association
Past Chair, Criminal Law Section
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New Jersey State Bar Association
Past Chair, Municipal Practice Section
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Middlesex County Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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3rd Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Barbara Ungar
168 U.S. Highway Route 1 North
Suite 211
Edison, NJ 08817
Telephone: (732) 828-8700
Fax: (732) 393-9630
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Free 30 minute consultation is offered on Zoom, instead of consultation appointments in the office. To schedule a free consultation, you may contact the office at (732) 828-8700 or email the office to www.ungarlawyernj.com