David P. Hiester, Esquire
The Cushane Law Firm, LLC
1028 East Landis Avenue
Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Labor & Employment Litigation
Employee Discipline & Internal Affairs
Widener University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2011)
St. Joseph’s University (B.A., Political Science, 2004)
Wolcott Fellow, Delaware Supreme Court
State of New Jersey (2011)
State of Pennsylvania (2011)
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (2011)
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (2015)
Mr. Hiester earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Saint Joseph’s University in 2004. As part of his undergraduate studies, Mr. Hiester participated in a semester-long externship with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office under Assistant District Attorney Michael Barry.
In 2011, Mr. Hiester earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Widener University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude and earned Dean’s Honors in five out of six semesters.
During his first two years at Widener Law School, Mr. Hiester completed two judicial internships at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, serving under both the Honorable Judge William J. Mazzola and the Honorable Judge Allan L. Tereshko.
In his final year of law school, Mr. Hiester was hand-selected by the law school’s dean, Linda Ammons, and Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland to serve as one of only five of the law school’s Josiah Oliver Wolcott Fellows for the Delaware Supreme Court. As a Wolcott Fellow, Mr. Hiester spent his 2010-2011 academic year clerking for Delaware Supreme Court Justice Henry DuPont Ridgley, where his responsibilities included briefing Justice Ridgley on the intricacies of the Court’s forthcoming oral arguments and assisting Justice Ridgley in drafting the Court’s opinions.
Mr. Hiester also had the honor of being chosen to serve as the Internal Managing Editor of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Widener Law School’s oldest and most prestigious law review organization. He trained in Widener Law School’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, served as an Academic Support Fellow, and was selected as a member of Widener Law School’s Moot Court Honor Society.
Mr. Hiester joined The Cushane Law Firm, LLC in March 2012, where he has co-authored several briefs in cases of first impression filed with the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey and the New Jersey Supreme Court. He is licensed to practice in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.