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David Samson
Attorney General
2002-2003

     
  David Samson was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 14, 1939. Samson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University in 1961 and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1965. He began his career as law secretary to Associate Justice Nathan L. Jacobs of the state Supreme Court. He was a legal consultant to the Advisory Committee to the Attorney General on Governmental Immunity from 1967 to 1968, the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Reporting of Court Decisions from 1973 to 1977, and the District Ethics Committee from 1981 to 1985.
 
  Samson was sworn in as Attorney General on January 15, 2002. Prior to being nominated to the post, he was a senior partner in Wolff & Samson, an 85-attorney law firm of which he was a founding principal. He had previously served the state in several capacities. He was appointed by Governor Thomas H. Kean as chairman of the Governor’s Task Force on the Laws Governing the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and served on the task force from 1987 to 1989. He was appointed by Governor James J. Florio as a member of the Governor’s Commission on Health Care Costs, serving in 1990 and 1991. He was general counsel for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority from 1982 until 1990.
 
 
 
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