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Jeannette A. Hoffman has been a practicing attorney since 1972. She began her career as a staff attorney in the New York Public Defender’s office, handling criminal trials. She entered private practice in 1979 and is known as one of New Jersey’s preeminent matrimonial and bankruptcy attorneys. In 1979, she co-founded the Paralegal Studies Program at Brookdale Community College and in 1989, she co-founded the New Jersey Bankruptcy College. She received her B.A. from City College of New York in 1967 and her J.D. from Brooklyn College of Law in 1971. She is admitted to the bar in both New York and New Jersey.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 20%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Real Estate: 20%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian Peter Fleming

    I endorse this lawyer. Fantastic bankruptcy attorney! I refer all my clients with credit issues to her. Very knowledgeable and experienced attorney.


    Christian Fleming Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gary Dean Hoffman

    Mrs. Hoffman is a stellar attorney who has been practicing for many years and has a enormous knowledge base in many areas of law. She treats every client with the respect and their matters with a thoroughness unparalleled in much of the legal community.


    Gary Hoffman Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Hoffman & Hoffman

99 State Highway 35
Keyport, NJ, 07735

Hoffman & Hoffman

530 Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ, 08816



NYCurrently registered 197203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished 4.0 Out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerHoffman and Hoffman1979 - Present
Staff AttorneyNew York Public Defender's Office1972 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
New Jersey Bankruptcy Studies ProgramCo-Founder1989 - 1989
Paralegal Studies Program- Brookdale Community CollegeCo-Founder1979 - 1979
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
City University of New YorkN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1967