Edward J. Hesketh has been Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney. He is one of the few attorneys in Somerset and Hunterdon County achieving this distinction. Less than one percent of the attorneys practicing in the State of New Jersey are Certified by the Supreme Court. Mr. Hesketh is a seasoned litigator known throughout the state and who is recognized as an effective advocate for his client’s rights and is respected by his peers, his adversaries and the judges he appears before. Mr. Hesketh is the Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee for the Hunterdon County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Arizona as well as the Federal District Court for New Jersey and for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Mr. Hesketh is a former law enforcement professional and is licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Private Detective.
Mr. Hesketh is active in his community and like Mr. Kearns he has worked both sides of the criminal justice system during his long career. He understands the interests of his clients and the potential harm a criminal charge can bring to his clients and their dependants.