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Hillside welcomes new business administrator Ray Hamlin, Esq.

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside has a new business administrator, and several township officials are hopeful that this one might be a keeper. Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson has appointed attorney Raymond Hamlin, of the law offices of Hunt, Hamlin, & Ridley, as Hillside’s seventh B.A., all serving under Garretson’s administration. Hamlin succeeds city of Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, who is currently serving as Hillside’s Urban Enterprise Zone coordinator. Prior to Warren, Stephanie Bush-Baskette served as the township’s business administrator, opting out after six months...read more... Read more

HHR Counsel to Newark Community Economic Development Corporation

On behalf of the Law Firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley, Ray Hamlin was recently appointed as counsel to the Newark Economic Development Corporation. Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC), formerly known as Brick City Development Corporation (BCDC), is the primary economic development catalyst for the State of New Jersey's largest city, Newark. Read more

Kenyatta K. Stewart named Partner

Kenyatta K. Stewart, was became a partner at the law firm of HUNT, HAMLIN & RIDLEY.  He is now the managing partner at the firm’s city of Paterson office. As a graduate of William Paterson University, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. In 2007, he earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Hofstra Law School in Hempstead, New York. Mr. Stewart interned with the Honorable Patricia P. Satterfield of the Queens Supreme Court, the Honorable Ronald Hedges, former District of ... Read more

State appeals $427K in damages and attorney fees awarded in case of N.J. State Police excessive force

State appeals $427K in damages and attorney fees awarded in case of N.J. State Police excessive force By Christopher Baxter/The Star-Ledger, August 02, 2013 at 1:29 PM "The potential resolution could have saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars," Hamlin said. "But by not looking at this case objectively, they’ve now cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars more." ...MORE... Read more

HHR Wins Case Against State Trooper

Law Firm of Hunt Hamlin & Ridley Awarded $371,930.50 in Case Against NJ State Trooper Allen Bass v. State Police Trooper Gerald Dellagiacoma - Jury Verdict for Excessive Force $55,000.00 ($45,000 in compensatory damages and $10,000.00 in punitive damages) The Honorable Katharine S. Hayden of the United States Federal District Court, recently awarded $371,930.50 in Attorneys Fees to the firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley as a result of their handling of the above mentioned case in a trial in January of this ... Read more

HHR on Fox 5 TV

"Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley Associate Navarro Gray, comments on behalf of client and potential issues that may arise from bike rider providing commentary regarding the Biker and Range Rover Incident in NYC.  View report on Fox 5 News" http://www.myfoxny.com/video?clipId=9388311&autostart=true Read more

18 months probation for Jersey City council candidate ensnared in corruption sweep

18 months probation for Jersey City council candidate ensnared in corruption sweep Ray Hamlin, Serrano's attorney, said today she planned to petition the Jersey City school district to get her old job back. District spokeswoman Maryann Dickar declined to comment...more... Read more

Paterson Man Accused of Trying To Kill 2 Cops Is Acquitted

Paterson man accused of trying to kill 2 cops is acquitted Tuesday August 13, 2013, 4:46 PM, BY  JOHN PETRICK, STAFF WRITER, The Record A jury acquitted a Paterson man Tuesday of trying to kill two city police officers who, prosecutors say, were fired at while chasing a suspect after seeing him rob someone at gunpoint. Quashon Kearney broke down in tears as co-defense counsel Kenyatta Stewart, of Newark, put his arm around him after the jury foreman announced the “not guilty” verdict on ... Read more

Jury awards $55,000 to man beaten by N.J. State Police trooper

TRENTON — A federal jury has awarded an Irvington man $55,000 in damages after finding a State Police trooper violated his civil rights by using excessive force against him four years ago. Allen Bass, 50, sued Trooper Gerald Dellagicoma and others in 2009, claiming they punched and kicked him multiple times, causing him to urinate on himself, after he complied with their commands to get off his bicycle at Ellis Avenue and Clinton Avenue in Irvington a year earlier. Click here to read full ... Read more

Cowboys fan draws probation for stun-gun use at Jets-Dallas game

Gray said McKelvey and MetLife Stadium are named as defendants in a federal lawsuit filed by a victim in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn. McKelvey suffered a concussion and broken nose during the scuffle, Gray said; he is considering filing a counter complaint, in part for MetLife’s failure to ensure fans’ safety, according to Raymond Hamlin, another lawyer for McKelvey. Hamlin said MetLife, like football stadiums around the country, encourages conduct from fans that borders on the fanatic. The altercation last September ... Read more