John Jay Hoffman
|60th Attorney General of New Jersey (Acting)|
June 10, 2013
|Preceded by||Jeff Chiesa|
|Born||August 23, 1965|
|Political party||Unaffiliated (United States)|
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.
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.
- "Biography John Jay Hoffman Acting Attorney General". State of New Jersey. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
- 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.
- nytimes.com legal section
|New Jersey Attorney General
June 6, 2013 – Present
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