Barbara L. Burger

Barbara L. Burger

New York, New York

Ms. Burger began her legal career as a Law Assistant in the New York County Family Court where she provided legal services to Family Court Judges, including legal research, preparing decisions and orders and other legal documents. Ms Burger reported to the Judges on substantive and procedural questions of law and drafted opinions which were submitted for official publication. Ms. Burger was also a hearing examiner for the New York City Board of Health Tribunal and the Environmental Control Board for the City of New York.

From 1985 on, Ms. Burger has been engaged in private practice, focusing on family law and matrimonial issues as well as trusts and estates matters. Ms. Burger has been appointed as a law guardian for children by the courts in numerous Family Court and Supreme Court matters. Ms. Burger and Ms. Green began their professional partnership in 2007.

Ms. Burger is a sharp negotiator and has a proven record both in and out of court.

Areas of Practice

  • Matrimonial Law
  • Trust and Estates
  • Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2014


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1970
  • New York University, Bronx, New York
    • B.A. - 1967
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York County Lawyers, Member, 1990 - Present
  • New York Woman's Bar Association, Member, 1990 - Present