Barbara Burger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Burger & Green, LLP
 | 420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1425
New York, NY 10170
Phone: 212-949-6126
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1972
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Yiddish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Barbara Burger is a partner at the well-known New York City law firm of Burger & Green, LLP. Since co-founding the firm in 2007, she has focused her practice on assisting clients from throughout New York state with a wide range of family law matters, including the following:

  • High-asset divorce
  • International child custody
  • International child abduction
  • Property division
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Post-decree modifications
  • Enforcements

Ms. Burger began her legal career in 1972 after earning her law degree from Brooklyn Law School and her approval to practice law in New York state. After a few years, she decided to further her education, and she earned a Master of Laws from New York University School of Law in 1980. Since that time, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit have granted their approvals for her to practice in their courtrooms.

Over the course of Ms. Burger's 40-plus year legal career, she has earned the respect of both her clients and her peers, along with a reputation as one of New York state's leading family law attorneys. Her extensive legal knowledge in her practice area has also made her one of the region's most-requested guest speakers at legal events.

When Ms. Burger is not working on behalf of her clients, she is often found at legal events. She is a member of numerous organizations, including the New York State Bar Association, the New York Women's Bar Association and the Bronx Family Court Bar Association. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Estate Planning & Probate (10%)

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About Barbara Burger

Admitted 1972, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.burgergreenlaw.com/About-Us/Barbara-L-Burger.shtm...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 1972
  • New York, 1972
  • Environmental Control Board for the City of New York
  • New York City Board of Health Tribunal, Hearing Examiner
  • New York Woman's Bar Association, Member, 1990 - Present
  • New York County Lawyers, Member, 1990 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1978

Educational Background:

  • New York University, Bronx, New York, B.A. in English, 1967

Industry Groups

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
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    Office Location for Barbara Burger

    420 Lexington Avenue
    Suite 1425
    New York, NY 10170

    Phone: 212-949-6126

     

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    Last Updated: 4/19/2017

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