Barbara A. Junge clerked for the Honorable William M. Hoeveler, Senior United States District Judge, for sixteen years. Ms. Junge also served as an Assistant United States Attorney, representing the National Park Service and other federal agencies in real estate transactions and employment litigation, and she litigated as a legal services attorney and also as a partner in a small law firm where she managed national class actions against four hospital corporations. Throughout her legal career she has assisted in the training of new lawyers, including coordinating seminars for incoming federal judicial law clerks and serving as a faculty member for The Florida Bar’s legal education seminars on federal practice.
In 1993, she received her law degree from New York University and her Master's Degree in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University. She was a Rotary Foundation International Graduate Scholar at the University of Zimbabwe in 1990, and also worked on judicial education projects in the South Pacific for the Asia Foundation in 1992. Ms. Junge has served as Chair of the Federal Court Practice Committee and of a Grievance Committee for The Florida Bar, as a member of the Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee and the Judicial Evaluation Committee, and she presently serves on the Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism. Ms. Junge was selected as a member of the Miami Foundation’s Miami Fellows Initiative from 2001-2003.
After graduating from New College in Sarasota, Florida, Ms. Junge served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo, West Africa from 1985-1987, teaching high school math and developing one of the first young women’s small business skills development projects of the Peace Corps worldwide. She has served as President of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of South Florida, and was elected as a regional representative to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Peace Corps Association.
Ms. Junge has served on the Board of Directors of the Miami Coalition for the Homeless, the Florida Coalition for the Homeless, Touching Miami With Love, and Haitian Women of Miami. In addition, Ms. Junge is Trustee for Bay Shore Lutheran Church.
Profile At A Glance
- Commercial Litigation
- Employment Litigation
- The Florida Bar
- U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
- The Florida Bar: Member of the Standing Committee on Professionalism, Past Chair of the Federal Court Practice Committee, Past Chair of a Grievance Committee
- Trustee for Bay Shore Lutheran Church
- Member of the Miami Foundation’s Miami Fellows Initiative from 2001-2003
- Past President of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of South Florida
- Past Member of the Board of Directors for the National Peace Corps Association, the Miami Coalition for the Homeless, the Florida Coalition for the Homeless, Touching Miami With Love, and Haitian Women of Miami
- New York University School of Law (J.D., 1993)
- Princeton University, Master's Degree in Public & International Affairs (1993)
- New College, Sarasota, FL (B.A., 1985)