Tracey C. Hinson
Serious Injuries, Wrongful Death, Unsafe Premises
101 Grovers Mill Road, Suite 200
Tracey C. Hinson joined the firm after six years as a Deputy Attorney General (DAG) with the Office of the Attorney General in the Tort Litigation and General Education Sections. Tracey has significant experience representing clients before State, Appellate, Federal and Administrative Courts. She focuses on general litigation and representing injured parties with serious and catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, employment discrimination and civil rights violation. She has significant experience litigating claims against the goverenment and public entities pursuant to Title 59 and Section 1983 on behalf of injured parties. She also provides representation to entities who are sued persuant to Title 59.
As a former DAG, Tracey defended the State, its agencies and employees before Federal, State, and Administrative Courts in a variety of personal injury cases brought pursuant to the New Jersey Tort Claims Act (Title 59). Tracey also defended the State against claims brought pursuant to the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA), and civil rights violation claims brought pursuant to the United States Constitution and the New Jersey Civil Rights Act. Tracey defended the interests of the Commissioner of Education and the State Board of Education in education related matters such as the Abbott v. Burke litigation and teachers’ license revocation proceedings.
Tracey clerked for the Honorable Dennis J. Braithwaite, NJ Superior Court – Appellate Division, Atlantic City, and was a judicial intern for the Honorable Ronald Hedges, U. S. Magistrate, Newark.
A member of the New Jersey Bar since 2002, Tracey was recently appointed to serve a four-year term on the Attorney Ethics Committee for Mercer County – District V11, serves as a civil arbitrator for the Mercer County Superior Court and was previously appointed to a three-year term on the Supreme Court of New Jersey, District Free Arbitration Committee for Middlesex County.
Areas of Practice:
Title 59-Claims Against Public Entities & Contract Disputes
Rutgers School of Law Newark Juris Doctor 2002
Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.- B.S 1999
New Jersey State Bar – 2002
New York State Bar – 2005
U.S. District Court – District of New Jersey 2003
Professional Associations and Memberships:
New Jersey State Bar Association
American Association for Justice
The Association of Black Women Lawyers
Garden State Bar Association