The Honorable Raymond A. Hayser, retired Judge of the Tax Court of New Jersey, returned to the Firm after a judicial tenure of nearly 18 years. In addition to serving in the Tax Court, Judge Hayser also served in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Civil and Special Civil Parts and the Chancery Division, Family and General Equity Parts in Monmouth County, and the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Civil and Criminal Parts and the Chancery Division, Family Part in Mercer County. He has authored a number of reported opinions on land use, taxation, constitutional law and family law and also has lectured on these subjects.
Judge Hayser received his B.S., magna cum laude, in Political Science and Government from St. Peter’s College. He was the first recepient of the John F. Kennedy Award for excellence in Political Science and community service, which was presented by R. Sargent Shriver on behalf of the Kennedy family. He received his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law.
Judge Hayser served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Samuel A. Schneiderman, J.C.C. He has been a member of the Hudson and Monmouth County Bar Associations and the New Jersey Institute of Municipal Attorneys. His other affiliations include Trustee Emeritus, St. Peter’s College Alumni Association, and Director Emeritus, Board of Directors, United States and Archdiocese of Newark Catholic Youth Organization.
Judge Hayser previously served as First Assistant and Acting Corporation Counsel of Jersey City, Director of Law of the Township of Dover, Ocean County, Municipal Attorney and Associate Municipal Attorney, Borough of Belmar, Township of Colts Neck, Borough of Englishtown, Township of Hazlet, Township of Howell, Township of Manalapan, Township of Marlboro, Township of Millstone and Township of Ocean (Monmouth County), as well as various other municipalities and municipal boards.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Monmouth County Bar Association
- Hudson County Bar Association