Jack L. Hoffman

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  • Biography
  • Representative Cases
  • Representative Clients
  • Published Works
  • Pro Bono Activities

Jack Hoffman was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended Creston High School, the University of Michigan, and the University of Michigan School of Law, receiving his J.D. in 1976.

His major areas of practice are insurance and real estate, including tax credit financing and historic preservation and planning issues. He served six years on the Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Commission. He has been chairperson of the Grand Rapids Master Plan Zoning Committee and the Grand Rapids Parking Commission. He is a board member of the Interurban Transportation Partnership, Michigan's most successful public transportation provider.

Jack and his wife Rebecca Smith-Hoffman reside in Heritage Hill. Rebecca is a principal in Past Perfect, Inc., an historic preservation consulting firm.

  • Auto Owners Insurance
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Pioneer Insurance
  • Review Works
  • "When Multiple Policies Interact." In Michigan Insurance Law and Practice, (Co-Author with Gary A. Maximiuk), ICLE, 2002
  • "Injecting Fault into No-Fault: Does SJI2d 50.11 Apply in a First-Party No-Fault Case?", (Co-Author with Thomas A. Kuiper), Michigan Bar Journal, 928, September, 1998
  • Grand Rapids Michigan Master Plan Committee, 2000 - 2009
  • Grand Rapids Parking Commission, 2000 - 2007
Areas of Practice
  • Health Care Charging Litigation
  • Tax Credit Real Estate Financing
  • Civil Litigation
  • Historic Preservation Development and Land Use
BAR Admissions
  • State of Michigan, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1976
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1976
  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 1976
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. cum laude - 1972
    • Major: Philosophy