Attorney Profile:

A. Michael Barker

A. Michael Barker: Attorney with Barker, Gelfand & James A Professional Corporation

Biography

Peer Review Rating

AV+ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory; Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Recognized by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney

Memberships

New Jersey State Bar; North Carolina State Bar; Defense Research Institute; Member of Vincent S. Haneman American Inn of Court.

Law Enforcement

Special Agent, U.S. Treasury Department; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; U.S. Bureau of Customs; U.S. Sky Marshal

Biography

Listed, "One of the 15 most important defense victories in the United States" in the matter of Fagan v. Vineland Police Department, et al., by the National Law Journal, 1995. Author of numerous publications: ABA Journal; New Jersey Law Journal; New Jersey Lawyer; New Jersey Police Chief; For The Defense; Law Enforcement News; Police Liability Review; Crime Digest; Police; USA Today; Insurance Advocate; Journal of the New Jersey Association of Arson Investigators; Journal of the Pennsylvania Association of Arson Investigators. Speaker and Lecturer in many governmental, corporate and legal organizations across the U.S. United States Sky Marshall.(Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification).



(Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification)

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • Police Liability
  • Public Official Liability
  • Municipal Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Death
  • Professional Negligence
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial and Fire Loss Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(609)601-8677  Phone
www.barkerlawfirm.net
University Attended:
Rutgers College, Rutgers University, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1976
Year of First admission:
1976
Admission:
1976, New Jersey, North Carolina (inactive), U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2004, U.S. Supreme Court
Birth Information:
Durham, North Carolina, July 15, 1948
Reported Cases:
Ariston Airline v. Catering Supply Co. Inc. v. Forbes, 211 NJ Super. 472; Manchester Twp. Bd. of Ed. v. Thomas P. Carney, Inc., 199 NJ Super. 266; Jackson Twp. Municipal Utilities Authority v. Hartford Acc. and Indem. Co., 186 NJ Super. 156; Petersen v. Tolstow, 184 NJ Super. 84 Herold v. Inman, 180 NJ Super. 581; Friel v. Vineland Obstetrical and Gynecological Professional Assn.; 166 NJ Super. 579; Fagan v. City of Vineland, 22 F.3d 1283; Forcella v. City of Ocean City, 70 F. Supp. 2d 512; Wood v. Borough of Wildwood Crest, 319 NJ Super. 650; Fowler v. Borough of Westville, 97 F. Supp. 2d 602; Thomas v. Town of Hammonton, 351 F.3d 108 (3d Cir. 2003); Hennessey v. Winslow Township, 368 NJ Super. 443 (2004); Bilbili v. Klein, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11464; Bilyeu v. City of Ocean City, 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 24881; Fagan v. City of Vineland, 804 F. Supp. 591, 1992 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13241 (D.N.J. 1992); Fagan v. City of Vineland, 1993 U.S. App. LEXIS 20327 (3d Cir. Aug. 5, 1993); Fagan v. City of Vineland, 22 F.3d 1283, 1994 U.S. App. LEXIS 9498 (3d Cir. N.J. 1994); Fagan v. City of Vineland, 17 Pa. Law Weekly 230 (3d Cir. N.J. Apr. 29, 1994); Fagan v. City of Vineland, 22 F.3d 1296, 1994 U.S. App. LEXIS 9197 (3d Cir. N.J. 1994).
ISLN:
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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 1 review
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/22/14 in Employment Litigation

    Michael is an outstanding lawyer, a gentleman and above all scrupulously ethical. Read more

    Michael is an outstanding lawyer, a gentleman and above all scrupulously ethical.

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    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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