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Jennifer R. Hoffman

Jennifer R. Hoffman

314.450.5430 direct
314.863.5525 fax
jrh@mgdlawfirm.com

Attorney at Law

Overview

Jennifer Hoffman has over 30 years of experience in the practice of estate and wealth planning, probate and trust administration, and closely-held business areas of law. She has worked with law firms, non-profits and businesses in the St. Louis area during her years of practice as both an estate planning attorney and a corporate attorney.

Jennifer has taught business law at the university and community college level. She left private practice for a few years to raise her family. She was involved with a local start-up software company before returning to the practice of law in 2017.

She is an active member of the Estate Planning Council and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Jennifer is also an advocate for foster children in the St. Louis community, serving as a CASA with Voices for Children. She has served as a volunteer with numerous charitable and professional organizations.

Education

  • St. Louis University School of Law J.D., Cum Laude 1986
  • University of Missouri–Columbia B.S.B.A., Summa Cum Laude 1983

Admissions

  • Missouri 1986

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Missouri Bar
    • Member, Estate Planning and Probate Administration Committee
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Member, Women in the Legal Profession Committee
    • Former Member, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis, Member
  • Professional Women’s Alliance, Former Member

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Voices for Children, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), St. Louis County 2013-Present
  • The Ronald McDonald House-West County, Volunteer, St. Louis County 2010-2013
  • Former Program Chair and Communications Co-Chair of Local Political Group
  • Board Director, Officer, and Committee Member and Leader for various school, church and parent organizations

Teaching

  • Adjunct Instructor, Business Law I and II
    Webster University 1990–1992
  • Adjunct Instructor, Business Law I and II
    St. Louis Community College 1990–1991
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