Attorney Kisha M. Hebbon was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was raised in Camden, New Jersey. In 1997, she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Administration of Justice from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. In 2000, she received her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. Ms. Hebbon is licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey.
Upon graduating from Rutgers School of Law, Ms. Hebbon went to work for the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office in Hackensack, New Jersey, where she gained tremendous criminal litigation and appellate practice experience. While assigned to the Appellate Section, Ms. Hebbon handled municipal court appeals in the areas of DWI, traffic offenses, harassment, assault, and possession of marijuana.
After leaving the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, Ms. Hebbon did criminal defense appellate work. Ms. Hebbon attributes her success in this area to her strong writing skills and her ability to spot key issues.
In 2002, Ms. Hebbon accepted a position with the United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. During her first year with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Ms. Hebbon was an Assistant Regional Counsel for the Northeast Region. In 2003, she was assigned to the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Fort Dix, New Jersey, which is the largest federal prison in the United States housing approximately 4500 inmates. As the only Staff Attorney at FCI Fort Dix, Ms. Hebbon was responsible for all litigation, which included Bivens complaints, petitions for writ of habeas corpus, and Federal Tort Claim actions (personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and loss of property). Ms. Hebbon also responded to all inmate grievances and ensured that inmate discipline was in compliance with policy and the law. As an Executive Staff Member, Ms. Hebbon advised the Warden and staff on all legal matters. She also taught Ethics and Standards of Employee Conduct to all new employees and during annual training.
In 2005, Ms. Hebbon established the Law Offices of Kisha M. Hebbon, LLC. She has represented hundreds of clients in the areas of family law, criminal law, real estate law, municipal law, and estate planning. She has mastered the art of litigation and is well-known and respected in the legal community for the outstanding services she provides. Ms. Hebbon's legal expertise has been recognized by Fox News where she appears as a regular guest legal commentator regarding prominent legal cases.
Ms. Hebbon is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Somerset County Bar Association, the Middlesex County Bar Association, the Association of Black Women Lawyers, and the Garden State Bar Association. She also served on the Somerset County Attorney Ethics Committee.
Ms. Hebbon attributes her determination and well-roundedness to growing up in Camden, New Jersey, where she was constantly faced with negative stereotypes and a lack of resources. Ms. Hebbon is proud to show the rest of the world that good, positive, successful people do come from inner-cities like Camden, New Jersey. Ms. Hebbon is dedicated to helping others and prides herself on integrity, honesty, loyalty, and excellence. She enjoys reading, public speaking, dancing, serving as a mentor, and spending quality time with her family. Ms. Hebbon volunteers as a cheerleading coach for the Franklin Township Pop Warner Football League. She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Ms. Hebbon resides in Somerset County with her husband and daughter.