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Leslie A Farber

Leslie A Farber

Practice areas:

Family, Employment & Labor, Litigation, Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy & Debt, Real Estate

About Me

Leslie A. Farber, Esq. has been practicing law since 1991.  She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Drew University, and her Law Degree from Pace University School of Law.  In law school, she was an editor of the Pace Law Review and participated in Pace's Appellate Litigation Clinic.

For the past 22 years, she has represented both individuals and businesses in many areas of litigation in state, federal and municipal courts from initial consultation through discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal, when necessary.

Ms. Farber has lectured and published works in a variety of areas. She currently is a member of the regional American, New Jersey, New York, and Essex County Bar Associations, and the New Jersey Association of Justice and Essex County LGBTQ Advisory Board.  Ms. Farber also has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Employment Lawyers Association–New Jersey, Chair and Legislative Coordinator of the LGBT Rights Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and a Board member of the National LGBT Bar Association.

Several of Ms. Farber's cases have resulted in published, precedent setting decisions of the New Jersey Supreme Court, Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, and United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Family: 25%
    12 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    23 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
    16 years
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
    22 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Contingent (25-35%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Konopka

    I primarily practice law in New York. When I have a matter that requires a New Jersey attorney, I rely on Leslie Farber. I know that she will devote herself to helping the client achieve the best results possible.


    Michael Konopka Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Leslie A. Farber Attorney at Law

33 Plymouth Street
Suite 204
Montclair, NJ, 07042-2607



NYCurrently registered 199203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateBreslin & Breslin, P.A.1991 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar Association, Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Rights SectionPast Chair2008 - 2009
National LGBT Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2004 - 2009
Essex County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
National Association of Employment Lawyers - New JerseyBoard of Directors, Member1998 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1992 - 2009
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1992 - 2010
New Jersey Association for JusticeMember1992 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1992 - 2009
Bergen County Bar AssociationMember1992 - 2005

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Weber v. Jolly HotelsSettled.
Princeton Ins. Co. v. ChunmuangWon insurance coverage
Doto v. RussoUnderinsured motorist coverage awarded

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Publication NameTitleDate
Products Liability Practice Guide (Matthew Bender, 1995)“Household Products” (Revised Chapter 45 B)1995


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Drew UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Annual Conference of International Association of Official Human Rights AgenciesEmerging Civil and Human Rights Issues Regarding the GLBTI Communities2006
New Jersey State Bar Association Annual MeetingHot Topics in the Fast Paced Practice of GLBT Law2005
Bergen County Bar FoundationThe Domestic Partnership Act2005