Ms. Hamilton is a longtime New Jersey resident and a veteran of the U.S. Army. She attended Katharine Gibbs College, formerly located in Montclair, New Jersey, where she completed the Paralegal Studies Certification Program. She is also a State of New Jersey Notary Public. She has worked in the legal field for many years, mostly in the area of quasi-criminal law. She completed her B.S. in Information Technology at Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is currently completing her M.A. in Public Policy at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. Her areas of interest are social policy and criminal rights. A mother of three adult sons, she enjoys painting, word games and is a singer/songwriter who plays the acoustic guitar. She is also a freelance writer who has written internet content for several websites and has also published eBooks under a pseudonym.