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Montclair Township

First Ward Councilor William L. Hurlock, Esq.

First Ward Councilor William Hurlock Montclair Township Municipal Building
205 Claremont Avenue
Second Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042
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Boards, Commissions, Committees: Board of School Estimate, Education Committee, Finance Committee, Montclair State University Community Committee

Education: B.S., American University; University of London; J.D., cum laude, American

Community Involvement:
Capital Finance Committee
Outpost-in-the-Burbs Board of Trustees
Newark Presbytery Board of Trustees,
Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation Board
Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair Elder
YMCA of Montclair Board of Directors

Bill Hurlock, born and raised in New Jersey, has been a resident of Montclair for thirteen years. He and his wife Alison and their two children are very active in the community.

William Hurlock taking oath of office

Bill is a partner in the law firm of Mueller Law with offices in Montclair. Bill was named to the 2012 New Jersey Super Lawyers - a distinction reserved for 5% of practicing attorneys in the State. He has been featured in The American Lawyer magazine and the Corporate Crime Reporter. He is admitted to practice in the courts of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.

Bill served as one of the lead attorneys in a healthcare case that resulted in a $163 million recovery on behalf of the United States. Bill also serves as an adjunct professor teaching Healthcare Law and Legal Research and Writing at Seton Hall University School of Law.

While in Washington, D.C., Bill served as a federal prosecutor for the Office of Independent Counsel investigating allegations of corruption at the highest levels of the federal government. Before becoming an attorney, he served on the staff of two Offices of Independent Counsel and worked for a United States Congressman and a Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons.

Bill earned his Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Justice from American University and the University of London, where he attained Dean’s List. He graduated from American University, Washington College of Law, receiving his juris doctorate with honors.

He is proud of the fact that both of his children attend Montclair’s public school system. Bill has been very active in the Montclair School District and he volunteers to support the many events and fundraisers held for the schools. Every year he presents Goldilocks v. The Three Bears, a mock trial for elementary school children where they learn firsthand how the court system works.

Bill has served in various capacities in town. He was appointed to the town’s capital finance committee, where he served for four years. He coached numerous teams in the Montclair tee-ball and youth soccer leagues and the Northeast School geography bee. Bill is also a member of several local and community boards. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Outpost in the Burbs and vice chair for the Newark Presbytery. He formerly served on the advisory committee for the Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation.

The congregation of the Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair (PCUM) elected Bill to serve as an elder and Presbytery commissioner. At PCUM, Bill participates in several community related projects with such organizations as Homecorp, Habitat for Humanity, the Interfaith Hospitality Network and the Montclair Human Needs Food Pantry.

Bill looks forward to serving the residents of Montclair’s First Ward.

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1 First Ward Clean-Up Day a Great Success
2 Councilor Hurlock Officially Opens Mountainside Courts
3 First Ward Gets Spruced Up on Cleanup Day
4 First Ward Beautification Day a Huge Success