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The Anthony P. Kearns Law Group, PC
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Anthony P. Kearns III is a highly respected former prosecutor, deputy attorney general and private criminal defense practitioner who has the experience and knowledge gained from working both sides of the criminal justice system. He prosecuted with a firm but fair style. Mr. Kearns valued justice over convictions. As a private practitioner he saw first hand the traumatic effect a criminal charge had on a client. He did not forget that when he took over as county prosecutor. His return to private practice brings with it the knowledge he gained by being the lead law enforcement officer in Hunterdon County. He is a strong and vibrant contributor to the legal community and is known and recognized statewide. As prosecutor he created such programs as:

  • One Voice – Faith based program.
  • L.E.A.P.  Law Enforcement Adolescent Program.
  • S.T.A.R.T. – Steps to Action and Recovery.
  • S.T.a.R. – Specialized Training and Registration for persons with emotional disabilities or mental Illness.
  • On Call Clergy program
  • C.I.T. – Crisis Intervention Training for law enforcement Officers.
  • Narcan Deployment Initiative
  • Crime Stoppers of Hunterdon County
  • Mental Health Diversionary program
  • Safe Campus Initiative for school security-Standard Response Protocol.
  • Houses of Worship security initiative
  • Arson Task Force
  • Burglary Task Force
  • Bureau of Professional Standards to streamline all internal affairs complaints for all Law Enforcement agencies in the county.

In addition to his accomplishments in the practice of criminal law he is an integral part of the community where he resides involving himself in many organizations and agencies for the betterment of the community. He sits on the board of trustees for the Hunterdon Health Care System and Catholic Charities Diocese of Metuchen.