Jennifer A. HoffmanShareholder

Address

121 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 1500
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone

305.742.3257
904.328.6473 (fax)

Professional Profile

Jennifer A. Hoffman is a shareholder with Carr Allison in the Orlando (FL) office. She has a diverse practice with a focus on defending all types of personal injury matters involving the retail and hospitality industry. She also has extensive experience defending developers, general contractors, subcontractors, and product suppliers in construction defect litigation, including risk transfer issues, throughout the state of Florida.

Jennifer is a member of numerous organizations including the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, DRI, and the Florida Defense Lawyers Association. She has served in numerous leadership roles with DRI including Chair of the Retail and Hospitality Committee (2014-2016), Chair of the Retail and Hospitality

Program (2013-2014), and as a member of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee. She is the 2016 Recipient of DRI’s Davis Carr Outstanding Committee Chair Award. During her time with DRI, she also spoke at numerous seminars.

A cum laude graduate of Huntingdon College in Montgomery (AL), with a BA in psychology, Jennifer then earned her JD, cum laude, from The Florida State University College of Law. She is admitted to practice in all state and federal court in Florida and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys working out at the gym, going to the beach and spending time with her husband and their daughter.

 

Published Articles

FDCC Annual Meeting, Panel Presenter, “Mass Shootings and Their Legal Aftermath” (August 2018)

DRI Retail and Hospitality Litigation Program, Moderator, “Who Let the Dogs Out?? Service Animals Versus Therapy Dogs” (May 2018)

DRI Retail and Hospitality Claims and Litigation Management Program, Panel Presenter, “Location, Location, Location: Issues to Consider When Selecting Your Business Location” (May 2014)
DRI Annual Meeting, Co-Presenter, “Midnight Madness: Emerging Trends When the Victim is Your Employee” (October 2012)

DRI Retail and Hospitality Litigation and Claims Management Program, Co-Presenter, “Can Retail, Hospitality and Restaurant Businesses Live Up to the Industry Standards Created by Plaintiff’s Purported Experts?” (May 2012)

DRI Annual Meeting, Co-Presenter, “Managing and Responding to a Crisis” (October 2011)
DRI Strictly Retail, Moderator, “Loss Prevention and Security Update: New Exposures in Tough Economic Times” (May 2010)

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

State of Florida

United States District Court, All Districts of Florida

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education

BA, Huntingdon College (AL), cum laude

JD, The Florida State University, College of Law

Affiliations

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC)

Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA)

News Updates About Jennifer A. Hoffman

Carr Allison Opens Office in Orlando, FL

Carr Allison is excited to announce the opening of our newest office in Orlando, Florida.  We look forward to providing expanded services for our clients located in the Orlando area.

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Carr Allison Welcomes Jennifer Hoffman

We are excited to welcome Carr Allison’s newest Shareholder, Jennifer Hoffman. Jennifer will be working throughout the Orlando (FL) area and her practice will focus on retail and hospitality, premises liability, construction, products liability and personal injury. To learn more about Jennifer, click here!

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