Barbara Junge is the Chief Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Litigation Division, South Florida Bureau, representing state agencies and officers in state and federal litigation.
In private practice Ms. Junge represented plaintiffs in employment discrimination and disability rights cases as a partner in a law firm, and also represented a court-appointed receiver in cases seeking to recover millions of dollars lost due to professional negligence. While serving as an Assistant United States Attorney, Ms. Junge represented the National Park Service and other federal agencies in real estate disputes, employment discrimination claims and other civil matters. She served as a legal services attorney working on homelessness and housing issues, and has volunteered as a pro bono attorney for Legal Services of Greater Miami and Legal Aid Service of Broward County. She clerked for the Honorable William M. Hoeveler, Senior United States District Judge, and for United States Magistrate Judge Lurana Snow, and has held several appointments to committees of The Florida Bar.
Ms. Junge is a graduate of New College of Florida, New York University School of Law, and the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Ms. Junge served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo, West Africa, and as a liaison to the U. S. Department of State International Visitors Leadership Program.