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John S. Holston

Email: jholston@holstonlaw.com

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
School of Law-Camden, Camden, New Jersey, LL.B.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
School of Law-Camden, Camden, New Jersey, 1967, J.D.   
Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, B.A.,
  Political Science

Practice Areas
Alternative Dispute Resolution
State Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions
New Jersey, 1967
Us Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
US District Court District of New Jersey, 1967
US Supreme Court, 1977

Professional Associations & Memberships
Municipal Court Judges Association, Past President
Gloucester County Bar Association
Woodbury Old City Restoration Committee, Past President
Woodbury Jayees, Director & Vice President
Gloucester County YMCA, Trustee
Kemble United Methodist Church, Trustee
Visiting Homemakers Association, Trustee

John S. Holston, Jr., J.A.D., Ret.

John S. Holston, Jr., a retired New Jersey Superior Court Trial and Appellate Division Judge, of counsel to the firm, concentrates his practice in providing independent and responsive alternate dispute resolution services to include mediation, serving as a neutral or party arbitrator, complex case management and State of New Jersey appellate practice consultation to the bar and public. Judge Holston served for over twenty-three years as a Judge of the Superior Court. Although he served in each of the trail divisions of the Superior Court, 12 years were in the Civil Division.

He served three years in the Appellate Division, where he authored 320 written opinions in the areas of civil, general equity, family, tax, criminal, and administrative law. Twenty-four majority opinions and two dissenting opinions were published along with ten trial level opinions. Judge Holston served as a long-time member of the Supreme Court Civil Practice Committee.

In his tenure in the Civil Division of the Superior Court Judge Holston was able to fashion remedies to provide substantial justice to litigants. His experience in civil litigation included bodily injury, property damage, product liability, professional malpractice, lemon law, Consumer Fraud Act, Law Against Discrimination, Conscientious Employee Protection Act, defamation, toxic torts, insurance coverage, contract, creditor-debtor, real estate and decedent estate litigation.

Prior to his appointment to the Superior Court bench, Judge Holston was engaged in the general practice of law as a partner at Holston, Holston and MacDonald, P.A.

His past public positions include municipal prosecutor, borough solicitor, planning and zoning board solicitor and Judge of three municipal courts.

Judge Holston is a member of the NJ Bar Association, a former Trustee and member of the Gloucester Court Bar Association; past president of the Gloucester County Municipal Judges Association, a NJ Supreme Court approved mediator, a mediator and arbitrator for ADR Options, National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM) and Resolute Systems LLC.

Published Works

• 24 Appellate Opinions 12 Trial level Opinions

Honors & Awards

• New Jersey, 1967 Distinguished Service Award,
  Woodbury Jayees
• Woodbury High School Hall of Fame, 2007

Past Employment Positions

• Holston, Holston, & MacDonald, Partner, 1968-1984
• Hon. Wm. B. Kramer & Hon. John J. Kitchen,
  Judicial Clerkship, 1967-1968
• Superior Court of New Jersey, Judge, 1984-2007
• US Supreme Court, 1977 


• Judge Appellate Division, 2004-2007 

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