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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/01/06
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John G. DeSimone Named Gloucester County Trustee

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ-Woodbury attorney John G. DeSimone was installed as Gloucester County Trustee to the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) at the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 18 in Bally’s Atlantic City. The 45-member Board of Trustees manages the affairs and operation of the association.

In June 2006, Mr. DeSimone will complete a one-year term as President of the Gloucester County Bar Association. He has been a member of the NJSBA since 2005.

Mr. DeSimone began his legal career in 1995 when he earned his law degree from Widener University School of Law. He is licensed to practice law under the New Jersey State and Federal Bar. Mr. DeSimone previously worked as General Manager for Hyatt Hotels Corporation headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and was responsible for the day-to-day operation of three hotels.

Mr. DeSimone has held adjunct professorships at Widener University School of Hospitality Management, Cumberland County College School of Business and Camden County College. He is the author of Aging of Management Staff Gives Rise to New Considerations, which was published in Hospitality Law, Vol. 11, No. 9, in September, 1996.

Active within his community, Mr. DeSimone is a member of St. Michael’s Parish Finance Committee, 1st Degree Knights of Columbus, an assistant coach for Kingsway Regional High School Boys Lacrosse, and a certified referee for high school lacrosse.

Mr. DeSimone maintains a general practice with his father, retired Superior Court Appellate Division Judge Samuel G. DeSimone, in Woodbury. Their practice concentrates in estate administration, transactional work, probate, personal injury and products liability litigation.

The New Jersey State Bar Association, incorporated in 1899, is dedicated to the continuing education of lawyers and the public, to reforming and improving the legal system and to aiding in the administration of justice.

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