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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 05/27/08
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Frank J. Hoerst III Re-Appointed Salem County Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association

NEW BRUNSWI, NJ – Frank J. Hoerst III, an Alloway resident and Woodstown attorney, was re-appointed to a two-year term on the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Board of Trustees. He was sworn in at the NJSBA’s Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlantic City on May 22.

An NJSBA member for 26 years, Mr. Hoerst was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2004. He currently serves on the Senior Lawyers Committee and Military Law Committee as co-vice chair, Supreme Court Committee on Jury Selection and is a former member of the Salem County Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee (JPAC). Mr. Hoerst has recently been appointed by New Jersey State Bar Association President, Peggy Sheahan Knee to serve on the State Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee. A former president of the Salem County Bar Association, he currently serves on its Board of Trustees.

Mr. Hoerst was president of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation from 1984 to 1986. He is also a member or former member of the American Bar Association (ABA), New Jersey Trial Lawyers of America, Association of Trial Lawyers of American, National District Attorneys Association and the New Jersey State Prosecutors Association.

He is the recipient of numerous awards including the 1988 Leadership Award from the Salem County Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, The NAACP “Dedicated Community Service Award” in 1989, the Southern New Jersey Council, Boy Scouts of American “1989 Good Scout Award,” the Salem County Women’s Services “1989 Person of the Year Award,” and “2006 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award for Salem County”.

A Stetson Law School graduate, Mr. Hoerst is active in the community. He has provided pro bono services to the Reliance Fire Company, the American Legion and Fenwick Community ambulance associations and The Military Law Legal Assistance Program of NJSBA.

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