A Texas panhandle native, Tim Hoffman has spent his entire legal career fighting for the rights of people and families injured by negligence, medical malpractice, dangerous products and unsafe workplaces. Mr. Hoffman graduated from Northwest Oklahoma State University with a degree in history and then attended the University of Oklahoma School of Law where he served on the Law Review. Mr. Hoffman returned to the panhandle after he graduated to join the firm of Smith & Gerald.In 1979, Mr. Hoffman left Smith & Gerald to start his own firm specializing in personal injury, wrongful death and workers compensation. Mr. Hoffman has proved himself a formidable trial lawyer, obtaining millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for those injured or killed by negligence.
Tim Hoffman was included in the Texas Super Lawyer list in 2005, which includes only the 5% of Texas lawyers. Mr. Hoffman was included after a thorough selection process that included: (1) a general survey of all lawyers across Texas asking them to name the top lawyers they have observed; (2) a blue ribbon review panel; and (3) an independent attorney-led research group that graded candidates on ten criteria.
Mr. Hoffman has attained an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell which means he has been rated by his peers as having very high ethical standards and very high to preeminent legal ability. This is the highest rating an attorney can achieve under this national peer-reviewed system.
Born: September 17, 1947 – Hereford, Texas.
College: Bachelor of Arts, 1970 – Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Law School: Juris Doctorate, 1977 (Law Review) – University of Oklahoma
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Oklahoma
Seventh Court of Appeals of Texas
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Panhandle Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Amarillo Area Bar Association
National Lawyers Guild