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Michael R. Hoffmann

About me

In addition ot being admitted to practice in Iowa (1972), I have also been admitted to the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent AppealsU.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. District Courts, Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa (1974); U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit (1976); and the U.S. Supreme Court (1977).


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%

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  • Peter Leehey

    Mike Hoffman has been well-known and highly respected in the workers' compensation arena for many years. I would recommend him to anyone.


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Contact info

Hoffmann Law Firm, PC

PO BOX 71366
Des Moines, IA, 50325


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2003
ListedWho's Who in American Law -Marquis1987
American Jurisprudence Award - Business PlanningLawyers Cooperative Publishing1974
American Jurisprudence Award - Civil Procedure ILawyers Cooperative Publishing1970
Recommended Insurance AttorneyBest's DirectoryN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentHoffmann & McConkey, PLC1999 - 2002
PresidentMichael R. Hoffmann, PLC1983 - 1999
PartnerJones, Hoffmann & Huber1979 - 1983
AssociateJones, Hoffmann & Davison1974 - 1979
AssociateBacon & Thomas1973 - 1974
Law ClerkJones, Hoffmann & Davison1970 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
Polk County Bar Association, Fee Arbitration CommitteeMember1994 - Present
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember1972 - Present
Iowa State Bar Association, Legislative CommitteeMemberN/A
Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance AttorneysListeeN/A
International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and CommissionsMemberN/A
American Chemical SocietyMemberN/A
Electric Cooperative Bar AssociationMemberN/A
International Academy Of Dispute ResolutionMemberN/A
American Academy of ADR AttorneysMemberN/A
Iowa Volunteer Lawyers for the ArtsFounding Board MemberN/A
Iowa State Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionCouncilN/A
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
Iowa Association of Workers Compensation LawyersMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
American Judicature SocietyMemberN/A
Iowa Defense Counsel AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Iowa Intellectual Property Law AssociationCharter MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
International Academy Of Dispute ResolutionN/AN/A2006
American Academy of ADR AttorneysN/AN/A2003
George Washington University National Law CenterPatent and Trade RegulationLL.M - Master of Laws1973
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of IowaGeneral ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1969
IAIABC - Workers' Compensation CollegeN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Iowa Association of Electric CooperativesHot Topics In Workers Compensation2013
Iowa Association of Electric CooperativesDefenses2010
Cass County Health System Business Health MeetingIowa Claims2010
Iowa Association of Electric CooperativesBenefit Payment2004
19th Annual SeminarEthics & Technology1997
33rd Annual Workers' Compensation SymposiumDueling With Your Adversary Without Inflicting Harm1995
17th Annual SeminarCase Management1995
Iowa Workers' Compensation UpdateIowa Workers' Compensation1994
25th Annual Workers' Compensation SymposiumInterest on Unpaid Benefits1987