Judge Richard E. Hickey III

Judge Richard E. Hickey III (Ret.)

Of Counsel

Prior to joining Capehart Scatchard as Of Counsel, Judge Hickey III (Ret.) served as the Compensation Administrative Supervisory Judge for the State of New Jersey from 1991 to 2009.  Previous to his judgeship, he served as a Prosecutor in Gloucester County, New Jersey from 1986 to 1991.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Education

Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA. Juris Doctorate.

American International College. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Publications

Discovery in Workers’ Compensation, Capehart Scatchard Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, October , 2011.

The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, Lexis Nexis, 2011.

Professional Awards & Honors

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.

Professional Associations & 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.

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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.

Classes & Seminars

“Panel Discussion:  Mock Trial of a Workers’ Compensation Case,” Millennium Seminars, June 2019

“Panel Discussion:  When Does Surveillance Work Best And What Pitfalls Must You Avoid?” Millennium Seminars, April 2019

“Panel Discussion:  The Journey from Injury to Return to Work and MMI,” Kirshner Spine Institute, September 2016

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

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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