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Kevin Jespersen

Chief Counsel to the Attorney General
Kevin Jespersen is Chief Counsel to the Attorney General. He also serves as Acting Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs. Kevin has been with OAG since 2016, serving previously as Chief Counsel and later as Executive Assistant Attorney General.  Kevin joined the Division of Law in 2004 as a Deputy Attorney General, rising to Assistant Chief of the Professional Boards Prosecution Section, Assistant Attorney General in Charge of the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group, and the Division’s Deputy Director. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney and has held that designation since 1997. Kevin has handled hundreds of cases throughout his career, and has tried to verdict more than 40 cases, including matters before the state and federal courts in New Jersey and New Jersey administrative agencies. He has argued more than 40 appeals, including in the New Jersey Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Between 1981 and 2004, he worked in private practice, including at Slattery & Jespersen, which he co-founded in 1996. He graduated from Rutgers University and the New York University School of Law.
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