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Barbara E Ungar

Barbara E Ungar

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Speeding & Traffic Ticket, Child Abuse

About Me

Our law office provides aggressive and dedicated representation of our clients while providing the best results achievable. I am a solo practitioner with law offices in New Brunswick, New Jersey and in Howell, New Jersey with a practice devoted to criminal defense, DWI and DUI defense, municipal court defense and traffic violations and DCPP defense (Title 9 child abuse and neglect and Title 30 termination of parental rights cases) and appeals of DCPP findngs to the Adminstrative Office of Law and to the Appellate Division.   

I am a former Deputy Attorney General with the Division of Criminal Justice of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General with expertise in the handling  of white collar and fraud cases. I am also a former Assistant County Counsel in the Essex County Counsel's Office in Newark, New Jersey with expertise in mental health law.

I am currently serving a second term as the Chair of the Municipal Court Practice Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and am the current Chair Elect of the the Criminal Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. I have moderated panel discussions and lectured extensively on DWI and municipal court pracitce for the Municipal Court Practice Section and moderated the panel discussion on bail reform for the Criminal Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. I am an active member of the Middlesex County Bar Association and the Somerset County Bar Association.  I am also an active member of the National College of DUI Defense and of the New Jersey Women Lawyers.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    16 years, 80 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    16 years, 150 cases
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 15%
    16 years, 100 cases
  4. Child Abuse: 10%
    16 years, 100 cases



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Contact Info

Law Office of Barbara Ungar

46 Bayard Street, Suite 409
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901




Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Deputy Attorney GeneralDivision of Criminal Justice1990 - 1999
Assistant County CounselEssex County Counsel's Office1988 - 1990
Law ClerkSuperior Court Of New Jersey1986 - 1987


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greater Monmouth County Chamber of CommerceMember2015 - Present
New Jersey Women Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2014 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionVice Chair2014 - 2015
Somerset County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionSecretary2013 - 2014
New Jersey State Bar Association, Municipal Court Practice SectionChair Elect2012 - 2014
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Women in the Profession SectionMember1999 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJuris Doctor1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
New Jersey State Bar Annual MeetingRepresenting Clients in Municipal Court2015
New Jersey State Bar Annual MeetingMunicipal Court Bench Bar Conference2015
Municipal Court Practice Section MeetingMunicipal Court Update2014
Municipal Court Practice Section MeetingEthical Dilemmas in Municipal Court Practice2014
State Senate, Trenton, New JerseyTestimony on the Conditional Dismissal Bill2013
Seminar at the Middlesex County Bar AssociationThe Conditional Dismissal Program and the new Municipal Court and Criminal Rules for 2013-20142013
New Jersey State Bar Annual ConferenceMunicipal Court and Immigration Consequences2013