Joseph J. Hoffman, III
Joseph J. Hoffman, III, was born in Gloucester County and currently resides there with his wife. After graduating from Delsea Regional High School in 2002, he attended the University of Delaware (B.S., with highest honors, 2006) and Rutgers University Law School - Camden (J.D., with highest honors, 2010).
While attending the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware, Mr. Hoffman earned his degree in Business Administration and was awarded the “Distinguished Senior Award” by the business school faculty.
As a law student at Rutgers University, Mr. Hoffman was given the honor of being selected to serve as a teaching assistant for Professor Ruth Anne Robbins, former President of the Legal Writing Institute. Additionally, Mr. Hoffman had the honor of receiving a number of awards upon his graduation from law school, which are presented below.
Immediately after law school, Mr. Hoffman served as a law clerk to the Honorable Walter L. Marshall, Presiding Judge of the Criminal Division for Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland Counties. As a law clerk, Mr. Hoffman gained a wealth of legal experience researching and analyzing legal issues for the Court regarding motions, trials, and sentencing.
Joseph J. Hoffman, III concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal and civil litigation.
Professional & Community Involvement
- The Chief Justice Richard J. Hughes Award
- The Hughes Award, donated by the New Jersey County Court Judges Association, is presented to the graduating student who demonstrates the highest achievement in the field of New Jersey practice and procedure. The award is made in honor of the distinguished contribution to the cause of justice in New Jersey and the nation by the Honorable Richard J. Hughes, retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
- Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award
- This award is presented to two or three of the top-graduating students based on their scholarly accomplishments.
- First-Year Legal Writing / Moot Court Award
- This award is presented to graduating students for their outstanding performance in the first year Legal Analysis, Writing and Research and Moot Court courses. The award is presented to students who master the fundamental lawyering skills of research, analysis, and writing. Students are selected based on their demonstrated ability to write clear and precise legal documents.
- Criminal Law
- Municipal Court
- 2010, New Jersey (Bar Exam 2010, multi-state, top 1% in the nation)
- University of Delaware, B.S., Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude (Highest Honors), 2006
- Rutgers University Law School, J.D., Summa Cum Laude (Highest Honors), 2010