Judge Richard E. Hickey III (Ret.)

Of Counsel

Honors and Awards

  • “2009 Jack O’Brien Service Award” – Workers’ Compensation Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Administrative Supervisory Judge, New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation, 1991 – 2009
  • Frequent lecturer, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Prosecutor, County of Gloucester, 1986 – 1991
  • Rutgers School of Law – Camden, Adjunct Professor
  • County Prosecutors’ Association of New Jersey, President, 1989-1991
  • Gloucester County Bar Association, Member and Past President
  • Justice James E. Coleman Workers’ Compensation Inn of Court, Member
  • National District Attorneys’ Association, Former Member

Published Works

  • Discovery in Workers’ Compensation, Capehart Scatchard Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, October , 2011
  • The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, Lexis Nexis, 2011


  • Protecting Medicare, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, July 2016
  • “Hot Topics in Pain Management,” a panel discussion, Millennium Seminars, April 2016
  • Mock Trial, and Understanding Total Disability and The Second Injury Fund, in-house Claims Management, Inc./Wal Mart Stores, Inc., May 2015
  • Mock Trial, Qual-Lynx, December 2014
  • Mock Trial, Somerset County Joint Insurance Fund, June 2014
  • Case Law Update, Central Jersey Claims Association, May 2014
  • Return to Work – Stepsin the Return to Work Process, IARP, March 2013
  • Effectively Handling Occupational and Cancer-Related Claims, Millennium Seminars, April 2013
  • An Overview of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation, Glouscester County College Paralegal Club, April 2013
  • Compliance with New CMS/MSP Protocol, “CMS never says goodbye….” , New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, January 2013
  • The Key Cases And Development From 2012-2013, Camden County Bar Association, May 2013
  • NJ Workers’ Compensation 101, New Jersey Self Insurer’s Association, May 2013
  • Practical Issues in Calculating New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Awards, Burlington County Bar Association, January 2013
  • Legal Perspective – Judge, New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee Professional Development Conference, September 2012
  • Workers’ Comp/Employer’s Coverage A to Z, South Jersey Claims Association, September 2012
  • Mock Trial – Fraud, NJSIA, 2012
  • Mock Trial, Central Jersey Claims Association , 2012
  • Wages, Rates, and Wage Reconstruction , Case and Statutory Law 22nd Annual Workers Compensation Bench-Bar Conference, 2011 – Present
  • Fighting Fraud and Mock Trial, New Jersey Association of School Business Officials, 2011
  • Everything You Ever Wanted To Ask A Comp Judge But Never Had The Chance, Millennium Seminars, LLC, 2011
  • Workers’ Compensation Case Law Update, Camden County Bar Association, 2011
  • Employer’s Right To Control Medical Treatment – Friend Or Foe, Gloucester County Bar Association, 2011
  • Mock Trial, New Jersey Self Insurers Association, 2010
  • Case And Statute Overview For Comp Professionals, In-house for Scibal Associates, 2010
  • Key Court Decisions You Need To Know From 2009-2010, 2011, NovaCare Rehabilitation Advisory Meeting
  • Employer’s Right To Control Medical Treatment – Friend or Foe, Central Jersey Claims Association,, 2010
  • New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law for Physicians, IMX Medical Management Services, 2010