A Burlington County commissioner has been confirmed as one of seven new Superior Court judges.
Linda Hynes currently serves as a partner at Domers, Bonamassa & Hynes, P.C.
She previously served with the Law Office of Richard. E. Andronici, Woodland, McCoy & Shinn, as well as the law firm of Shapiro & Kreisman.
She is a former deputy mayor of Westampton Township, and previously served on the Westampton Township Board of Education.
She is currently on the Board of County Commissioners for Burlington County.
Hynes earned her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University Camden, and her J.D. from the Widener University School of Law. She also holds an associate’s degree from Burlington County College.
The Senate, on Jan. 10, confirmed Joanne Cocchiola, Lori Grifa, MeLinda Hawkins Taylor, Heather V. Taylor, Linda Hynes, Jill S. Mayer, and Aldo Russo to the Essex, Burlington and Camden vicinages.
“This highly qualified group of judges will make substantial contributions to our state’s judiciary for decades to come,” Gov. Phil Murphy said on Jan. 11, according to information provided by his office. “Since the beginning of our administration, we have responded to vacancies in the courts with 116 nominations, of which 81 have been confirmed. I look forward to continuing to make progress on nominations to the Superior Court.
- This information was provided by the Office of the Governor.