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Hunter Elizabeth Hurst, Esquire

Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of Hunter E. Hurst and her formal acceptance into the New Jersey Bar Association.

For Immediate Release:  Hunter Elizabeth Hurst graduated from Mainland High School in Northfield, located in Atlantic County, New Jersey and went on to study Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, College Park.  After graduating with Honors in 2018, Hunter then attended the Norman Wiggins Law School, Campbell University in Raleigh, North Carolina where she dedicated her studies to trial advocacy and restorative justice. Hunter graduated a semester early in December of 2020 and sat for the February 2021 Uniform Bar Exam.  Ms. Hurst passed the North Carolina Bar exam with a score high enough to practice in every jurisdiction and was then sworn into the North Carolina Bar Association.  

Life then took Hunter and her fiancé Michael Smalling, who was serving active duty as member of the 3rd battalion with the 75th Ranger Regiment in the United States Army, to Fort Benning, Georgia in 2022. After being accepted and sworn into the Georgia State Bar Association, Ms. Hurst began her legal career as a Superior Court Assistant Public Defender in the Coweta Judicial Circuit in Troup County.

 In August of 2022, Hunter and Mike had the opportunity to move back to Atlantic County, New Jersey, where they bought a house in Galloway Township.  Hunter currently serves as the Law Clerk (Judicial Clerkship) to the Honorable Steven Scheffler, J.S.C. in the Atlantic County Superior Court, Family Division.

Hunter E. Hurst will be formally sworn into the New Jersey Bar Association on Friday, February 24th , 2023 by the Honorable Steve Scheffler, J.S.C. in Atlantic City New Jersey

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