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Meet The Founding Partners


Ronald C. Hunt, Esq.
Ronald C. Hunt is a native New Yorker and grew up in Amityville, Long Island. At the age of 17 he was accepted to St. John’s University in Jamaica New York. He moved to Queens and attended St. John’s from 1976-1980. He is also a member of a Charter Chapter Line of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. which is still active today. Read more…

Raymond L. Hamlin, Esq.
Raymond L. Hamlin was born and raised in Long Branch, NJ. He was recruited and later played basketball for East Stroudsburg University, PA. He entered Rutgers Law School in 1987 and graduated in 1990. While attending Rutgers Law School, Mr. Hamlin became an associate at the law firm of Ashley & Charles, Newark, New Jersey. He also became assistant counsel for the Orange Board of Education from 1991 to June 1995. Read more…

Terry Ridley, Esq. (1956-2012)

Terry Ridley was a beloved friend, astute business colleague and devoted partner at the Law Firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley.  Founded in 1995, and with the hard work and dedication provided by Terry, the law firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley grew to become highly successful and is now recognized as the largest black-owned law firm in the state of New Jersey.  Read more…

Of Counsel

Cedric Ashley†
Vielka Velazquez

* Also admitted in PA
† Also Admitted in NY