John Jay Hoffman

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John Hoffman
60th Attorney General of New Jersey (Acting)
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 10, 2013
Governor Chris Christie
Preceded by Jeff Chiesa
Personal details
Born August 23, 1965
Political party Unaffiliated (United States)
Religion Christian

John Hoffman is the acting Attorney General of the State of New Jersey.[1][2] Hoffman was born August 23, 1965 to Judith and John A. Hoffman.

He ascended to the position when Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa resigned on June 6, 2013, after Governor Chris Christie announced that he would appoint Chiesa to succeed recently deceased United States Senator Frank Lautenberg.[3] He is an Independent and attended Colgate University before getting his law degree at Duke University.

Hoffman married Mary Jude Cox December 6, 2003. Their fathers, Stuart T. Cox and John A. Hoffman, worked together as partners of the law firm Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer in Woodbridge, NJ.[4]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Jeffrey Chiesa
New Jersey Attorney General
Acting

June 6, 2013 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent