John Jay Hoffman
|60th Attorney General of New Jersey (Acting)|
June 10, 2013
|Preceded by||Jeff Chiesa|
|Born||August 23, 1965|
Hoffman was born August 23, 1965 to Judith and John A. Hoffman. 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.
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. He is an Independent and attended Colgate University before getting his law degree at Duke University.
- "Biography John Jay Hoffman Acting Attorney General". State of New Jersey. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
- The New York Times, WEDDINGS/CELEBRATIONS; Mary Jude Cox, John Hoffman, December 7, 2003.
- Santora, Marc; and Zernike, Kate. "Attorney General of New Jersey Named as Interim Senator", The New York Times, June 6, 2013. Accessed June 6, 2013.
|New Jersey Attorney General
June 6, 2013 – Present
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