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Trenton, NJ 08625
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  • Susan Scott
    Chief, Deputy Attorney General
  • Nicole Adams
    Assistant Chief, Deputy Attorney General
  • Linda Schober
    Assistant Chief, Deputy Attorney General

Community Affairs and State provides legal representation and counsel to the Department of Community Affairs, Department of State,Civil Service Commission, Government Records Council, New Jersey Racing Commission and Second Injury Fund. Within the Department of Community Affairs and the Department of State are several divisions, bureaus and programs (listed below) to which the Section provides significant legal advice and representation. The Section’s focus is the administrative enforcement of New Jersey’s statutes and regulations governing areas such as elections, housing, the safety of buildings and facilities, horse racing, public records retention and production, land use, local government services, municipal finance, and civil service actions. The deputies in Community Affairs and State have varied assignments including counseling, administrative practice in the Office of Administrative Law, and litigation in the State and federal courts at all stages from pre-trial through all appeals. Finally, the Section represents the Second Injury Fund, which makes benefit payments to totally and permanently disabled workers where the cause of disability was subsequent to a prior disability rendering the worker permanently and partially disabled.

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