Janet L. Zoltanski Smith

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Janet L. Zoltanski Smith
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Court Information:
New Jersey Vicinage 3
Title:   Presiding Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Chris Christie
Active:   2011-2018
Past post:   Attorney in private practice
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Duquesne University
Law School:   Duquesne University

Janet L. Zoltanski Smith is the Presiding Judge of Vicinage 3 Superior Court in New Jersey. She serves on the Special Civil Division.[1]

Governor Chris Christie nominated Smith in April 2011. She was confirmed by the New Jersey Senate in June.[2][3][4] She must be reappointed in 2018 to remain on the bench.[5][6]


Zoltanski Smith received both her undergraduate degree and J.D. from Duquesne University.[7]


Before joining the court, Zoltanski Smith was in private practice. She has also served as a municipal prosecutor, solicitor and for 12 years worked with the New Jersey Public Defender's Office.[3][8]

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