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Hughes names Paul Adezio as Mercer County Counsel

Post Date:01/26/2018 10:23 AM
TRENTON, N.J.—Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes has named Paul Adezio of Hamilton as the Mercer County Counsel, succeeding Arthur Sypek Jr., who is retiring. Mr. Adezio, who has served as Deputy County Counsel since May 2014, begins his new role Feb. 1, 2018. Advancing into the Deputy Counsel role will be Lillian Nazzaro of Hopewell.

“It has been a privilege working with Arthur Sypek, and I am confident that Paul Adezio, with his knowledge and experience, will be an excellent chief legal adviser who will effectively lead a very capable staff,” Mr. Hughes said.

Prior to being Deputy County Counsel, Mr. Adezio was Hamilton Township’s Municipal Attorney for eight years.

"I am grateful to County Executive Hughes for this appointment,” Mr. Adezio said. “I look forward to continuing to provide Mr. Hughes and his administration with sound legal counsel, consistent with that which Mr. Sypek provided on a daily basis."

Mr. Adezio earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Arizona; a juris doctorate from Widener School of Law; and Master of Laws degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He and his wife, Suellen, reside in Hamilton and have a son, Derek.
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