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About The Firm


The Law Firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley (HHR) is prepared to respond to the diverse needs of today’s society, based on extensive knowledge and experience in a diverse array of law specialties. Whether you are a Board of Education or a Public Housing Authority looking for General or Labor Counsel, a Municipal Corporation Counsel seeking outside Counsel to handle defense litigation, Workers Compensation or other matters, an individual charged with a criminal offense, an employee wrongfully terminated or denied a promotion, a person involved in an automobile accident, or a company in search of representation or advice, the need for competent legal counsel is an absolute necessity. The Law Firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley is Prepared for the Challenge.

In 1995, after working together at a previous firm, Ronald C. Hunt, Raymond L. Hamlin and Terry Ridley decided to form a partnership to provide competent and effective legal services for the community. Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley has evolved to become the largest African-American owned law firm in the State of New Jersey.

Commitment to Excellence

Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley, possesses extensive experience both in and out of the courtroom. Whether appearing in Municipal Court, the Office of Administrative Law, Superior Court, the New Jersey Appellate Division, Supreme Court or the United States District Court, Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley is prepared to protect your rights.

Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley either currently or previously provided representation to various municipal entities including Boards of Education, Housing Authorities and Municipalities such as the City of Newark, Irvington Board of Education, the East Orange Housing Authority, the Newark Housing Authority, the Jersey City Public Library, the Urban League of Hudson County, the City of East Orange, the Newark School District, the Pleasantville Board of Education, the Plainfield Board of Education, the Irvington Housing Authority, Passaic County, the Newark Watershed Commission, the Joint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties, the Hillside Board of Education, the Asbury Park Board of Education, the East Orange Board of Education, the City of Orange, the Jersey City Housing Authority, the Town of Englewood, the County of Hudson, Municipal Excess Liability Fund (MEL), the County of Essex, and the Martin Luther King Drive Neighborhood Development Non-Profit Real Estate Corporation.

Founding Partners

Ronald C. Hunt, Esq.
Raymond L. Hamlin, Esq.
Terry Ridley, Esq.