Hawkins Counsel Group, LLC attorney profiles

                                 Robert L. Hawkins, Jr., Esq.


Unlike most business law attorneys, Robert brings over 25 years of professional and practical business experience to the practice of law.  He has served as a Board member and leader of several non-profit organizations and has successfully operated multi-million dollar business units in the for-profit sector, handling such diverse issues as: ​corporate governance; organizational structures; copyright and trademark issues; complex contract negotiations; international agreements; real estate transactions; financial management; land development projects; business development

information technology; strategic planning; customer service; marketing and fundraising.

After working closely with attorneys on the client side of these and many other legal issues, Robert obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Widener University School of Law.  He graduated cum laude in the top 10% of his class and co-founded the law school's Journal of Law Economics and Race.   He also received his certification in Business Organizations from the  Institute of Delaware Corporate Law.  Robert has taken the experience that he gained from his work in billion dollar organizations like Time Warner (FORTUNE Magazine, Essence Magazine & Columbia House), M&M/Mars and World Vision and combined it with his legal expertise to provide his clients with superior results.  

Robert's practice areas include corporate governance, business formation, contracts, real estate transactions, land use, landlord/tenant, copyrights, trademarks, licensing, wills and trusts.

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of the United States of America
Supreme Court of Delaware
Supreme Court of New Jersey
United States District for the District of Delaware

United States District for the District of New Jersey

Memberships and Affiliations

American Bar Association

Delaware Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association 
Co-Founder, Widener Journal of Law Economics and Race
Member, Dean's Minority Advisory Council, Widener Law
Board Member and Past Chairman of the Board, Compassion International, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, United Way of Salem County
Board Member and Treasurer Seeds of Greatness Ministries, Inc.

Past Board Member, Delaware YMCA

Past Member Delaware Board of Realtors

Past Member Caesar Rodney Rotary Club


Widener University School of Law, JD, cum laude

Institute of Delaware Corporate Law: Certificate in Business Organizations

University of Pennsylvania,  BA, Economics