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About Me

Jon-Henry "J.H." Barr received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Lehigh University and his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. In the public sector, he has served as a township councilman, a Superior Court judge's law clerk, and a municipal prosecutor in multiple municipalities. His areas of private practice include personal injury, worker's compensation, civil litigation, collections, criminal defense, and municipal court. Mr. Barr is also a volunteer EMT.


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    19 years, 250 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    19 years, 250 cases
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    19 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    15 years, 200 cases
  5. Workers Compensation: 10%
    19 years, 100 cases

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Daniel Roberts

    A great attorney with tremendous knowledge of the law workings of municipal court. You will be hard pressed to find better representation.


    Daniel Roberts DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

21 Brant Avenue
Clark, NJ, 07066

21 Brant Avenue
Clark, NJ, 07066



DCActive 199805/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Municipal Court Attorney of the YearNew Jersey State Bar Association2014
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyer2010
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyer2009
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyer2008
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyer2007
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyer2006
Service to the CommunityNew Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerJ.H. Barr & Associates, L.L.C.2009 - Present
Managing PartnerBarr & Canada, L.L.C.1998 - 2009
AssociateLaw Office of Robert Bradley Blackman1996 - 1998
N/ASuperior Court of New Jersey1995 - 1996
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutors AssociationPresident2001 - Present
Union County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect1998 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Amaya v. New Jersey, 766 F. Supp. 2d 533 (2011)The court determined that New Jersey's money laundering statute was not unconstitutional.
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Publication NameTitleDate
New Jersey Municipalities, March 2015Get Ready to Meet a Sovereign Citizen2015
New Jersey Law Journal, 3/24/14Why Municipal Prosecutors Now Favor Pot Legalization2014
New Jersey Law Journal, 8/13/12Comptroller Has It Wrong on Pensions2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Lehigh UniversityGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1992