Ollie H. Hawkins

Ollie H. Hawkins
(973) 337-6626





Mr. Hawkins specializes in Labor and Employment Law, Commercial and Business Litigation and Municipal Law. He has over 20 years of experience working with public and private entities in Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Government Law, Labor Law, Wrongful Termination, Public Policy, Employment and Anti-discrimination Law, Health and Human Services.

Mr. Hawkins serves as a Board Member of Paralegal Connect, a New Jersey network of paralegals and attorneys seeking solutions to legal and social problems.

Mr. Hawkins was previously General Counsel / Chief Attorney for the Legalistics Services Group. Among other responsibilities, he dispensed legal and ethical advice, and was responsible for compliance with industry regulations and government mandates, and protecting the company’s patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights and other forms of intellectual property.

Mr. Hawkins served as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Union County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office. As part of the Juvenile Justice Unit, he was responsible for the prosecution of juveniles for acts of delinquency ranging from violations of township ordinances to first degree murder. He was also a Partner in the law firm of Weiner Lesniak LLP, where his areas of practice included Commercial Law, Business Planning, Corporate Law, Business Counseling and Regulatory Law.

Mr. Hawkins was Director of the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, Department of Law and Public Safety. He managed five offices with a staff of over 200 employees, drafting, interpreting and enforcing the employment and anti-discrimination laws of the State of New Jersey. He was also a Special Assistant in the Office of the Attorney General in Trenton, New Jersey . There, he acted as the legal liaison between the Attorney General and the Division of Gaming Enforcement, New Jersey Racing Commission and the Athletic Control Board. Mr. Hawkins was Assistant Counsel in the Office of the Counsel to the Governor, Trenton, New Jersey. He provided legal and policy staff support to the Governor in the areas of Health and Human Services. Duties also included the drafting of Executive Orders; monitoring the legislative process, including the budget; exercising direct oversight of intrastate and bi-state authorities and commissions.

Mr. Hawkins received his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Seton Hall University.