Patricia M. Barbarito

Patricia M. Barbarito

Phone: (973) 586-4922
Fax: (973) 627-0869

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Patricia M. Barbarito

Patricia M. Barbarito has been recognized by:

  • Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers 2017
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2017
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2017
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2016
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2016
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2015
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2015
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2014
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2014
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2013
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2013
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2012
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2012
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2011
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2011
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2010
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2009
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2009
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2008
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2008
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2007
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2007
  • Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers 2007
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2006
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2006
  • Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers 2006
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2005
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2005

Pat Barbarito started her law career at Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost 37 years ago and went on to help develop the then three-attorney firm into the powerhouse it is today. From the start, Ms. Barbarito’s passion – and compassion – have set her apart from other lawyers and made her one of the most sought after family law attorneys in the state. A highly regarded trial lawyer known for her integrity and commitment to excellence, Ms. Barbarito has a formidable reputation in every courtroom in New Jersey. Her hallmark is taking the time to gain a deep understanding of her clients’ situations so that she can swiftly and effectively champion their cause and achieve a fair outcome. Ms. Barbarito balances an unwavering determination to succeed on behalf of her clients with a positive, empathetic style that fosters loyalty and trust. She mentors, nurtures and gives, all while serving as one of New Jersey’s most talented and distinguished attorneys.

Throughout her career, Ms. Barbarito has enthusiastically contributed to the field of matrimonial law, the well-being of her clients and the success of her colleagues and her dedication extends into the community and Bar.  She has advocated on behalf of a range of clients, including but not limited to high level executives, parents seeking custody, and domestic violence victims. A compelling speaker, Ms. Barbarito lectures extensively and conducts media interviews on all aspects of family law.  She is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers to arbitrate family law matters.  Additionally, Ms. Barbarito sits on the New Jersey State Bar Association Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointment Committee as the Morris County representative.  Under a compact established with the Governor, JPAC confidentially reviews the qualifications of candidates for the nominated judicial and prosecutorial positions and advises the Governor in its position regarding the candidate’s fitness to serve in the nominated position.

Practice Areas

Year Joined

  • 1980

Certifications

  • Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney Certified Arbitrator

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1981

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1981 J.D.
  • Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, United States of America, 1978 B.A. Magna Cum Laude

Published Works

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Family Law, New Jersey Battered Women’s Service
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Civic Organization, New Jersey Battered Women’s Service
  • Television Programs, Matrimonial Law, New Jersey Battered Women’s Service
  • Orchestrated Seminars, New Jersey Battered Women’s Service

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointment Committee (JPAC), Morris County Representative
  • Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member of the Family Division Practice Committee of the Administration of Office of the Court’s for the Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Member of the New Jersey Battered Women’s Service
  • Established the Battered Women legal advocacy project Past co-chairperson for the task force on domestic violence court procedure sub-committee in Morris County
  • Trustee of the Morris County Bar Association.

Awards

  • Best Lawyers – Women in the Law 2017
  • NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business 2016
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2005-2017
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers 2006, 2007, 2017
  • Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2005-2009, 2011-2017
  • Saul A. Tischler Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section, 2004