Mr. James P. Hoffman’s professional experience consists of handling of cases in both state and federal courts. The successful obtainment of verdicts and/or settlements have ranges from a few dollars to a millions.

Other Biographical Sources Mr. Hoffman is or has been listed in: Who’s Who in the Midwest; Who’s Who in America; Who’s Who in American Law; Who’s Who in the World; International Who’s Who of Intellectuals; Who’s Who of Contemporary Achievement.

Membership in Legal/Professional Associations: Mr. Hoffman is a member of the following legal and/or professional associations: Lee County Bar Association; Iowa State and American Bar Association, Iowa Association of Workers Compensation, Illinois Association of Trial Lawyers, Association of Trial Lawyers of Iowa, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Iowa Institute of Hypnosis and American Institute of Hypnosis, and Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Hoffman is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum, which maintains a list of Top Trial Lawyers. Said membership is for trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience, and excellence in advocacy by achieving verdicts or settlements in the amount of one million dollars or more.

Mr. Hoffman is rated as an AV Lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating given and reflects an attorney who has reached the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. Mr. Hoffman is also listed in the preeminent law directory.

Lectures and Presentations:

James P. Hoffman has lectured at seminars to other attorneys, organizations and associations in numerous states as well as outside the United States, covering topics of negligence and injury laws, product liability, workers compensation laws and it’s applications, social security, corporate law, and other related fields of law.

Mr. Hoffman has also argued and set precedents in cases in the Iowa Supreme Court as well as federal court.

Mr. Hoffman tried the first case in which it had been sought and granted to try a case before the jury in the presence of television and multi media during the entire scope of the trial in the state of Iowa.

Mr. Hoffman has been admitted to the following:

  • State of Iowa
  • Iowa Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court of Iowa – Southern and Northern District
  • United States Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court of Illinois, Supreme Court United States of America

Mr. Hoffman has handled cases in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, New York and various other states throughout the United States as well as cases outside the United States and a number of countries.

Mr. Hoffman has received the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Juris Doctor Degree
  • Board certified American Institute of Hypnosis
  • He obtained his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law
Practice Area
Workers' Compensation Law
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