Jon-Henry ‘’J.H.’’ Barr received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government from Lehigh University and his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law.
A former Clark Township Councilman, Mr. Barr also served as a law clerk to a Superior Court judge in Monmouth County, New Jersey. His areas of practice include personal injury, workers’ compensation, civil litigation, landlord-tenant, criminal law and municipal court. He is admitted to practice law in all New Jersey State and Federal Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the District of Columbia, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Barr currently serves as the municipal prosecutor for the Township of Clark and is the Secretary of the New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutor’s Association. In 2017, he was unanimously appointed by the Union County Freeholder Board to be a member of the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools Board of Education. He also served as the Prosecutor for the Borough of Kenilworth from January 2008 to December 2014.
Mr. Barr is a state certified Emergency Medical Technician and a member of the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) and is a Past-President of the Union County Bar Association. In 2005, he received the NJSBA Young Lawyers Division ‘Service to the Community Award’ and from 2006 through 2010 he was selected as a ‘Super Lawyer Rising Star’ by the publishers of Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly magazine.* In 2014, Mr. Barr was selected as the Municipal Court Practitioner of the year by the New Jersey State Bar Association Municipal Court Practice Committee.
* (A description of the methodology can be found at superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. No aspect of these recognitions have been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)