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Raymond J. Went, Jr.

Ray Went concentrates his practice on civil litigation including commercial, property, environmental and insurance matters. Ray also has extensive land use experience, having represented clients in New Jersey coastal towns from Long Beach Island to Cape May. Ray is also the solicitor for the City of Port Republic.

Ray has established his career litigating before the Superior Court of New Jersey, United States District Court of New Jersey, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and the United States Bankruptcy Court.

Ray was the President of the Atlantic County Bar Association for 2019 - 2020 and has been a Trustee since 2009. During his tenure, Ray has served as a member of the bar association’s scholarship and fundraising committees. Ray also served as the bar association’s liaison to the Superior Court of New Jersey Chancery Division in Atlantic County.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2003
  • Pennsylvania, 2003
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2003
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2008
  • United States Supreme Court, 2012


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Syracuse University, B.A., 1999

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Atlantic County Bar Association (President, 2019-2020, Trustee, 2009-2019)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • "Rising Star," New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2014-2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Best and Worst Practices in the Law,” Atlantic County Bar Association NJ CLE Seminar, October 2013

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