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Paul M. Hoffman

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    4.4
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Licensed for 45 years

Serving Juneau, AK (view address)

Paul M. Hoffman

Serving Juneau, AK (view address)

About Paul M. Hoffman

Paul M. Hoffman grew up in Alaska and returned there to practice law after graduating from the University of Oregon with honors and having served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era. He has been admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of the State of Alaska since 1974 and regularly appears before State and Federal Courts in a wide variety of matters.

Over the years, Paul has developed his litigation skill in insurance defense and personal injury matters and workers compensation cases as well as a broad range of products liability, malpractice, labor law and business tort litigation issues and has become our resident expert on all issues related to estate planning. Paul is also… Read more

Paul M. Hoffman grew up in Alaska and returned there to practice law after graduating from the University of Oregon with honors and having served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era. He has been admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of the State of Alaska since 1974 and regularly appears before State and Federal Courts in a wide variety of matters.

Over the years, Paul has developed his litigation skill in insurance defense and personal injury matters and workers compensation cases as well as a broad range of products liability, malpractice, labor law and business tort litigation issues and has become our resident expert on all issues related to estate planning. Paul is also our in-house electronics guru and has been the driving force behind firm keeping pace with technological advancements. When he finds spare time, he enjoys spending it outdoors boating, fishing and hunting - and building personal computers.

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Hoffman & Blasco LLC

Areas of Law

  • Real Estate
  • Workers Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Wills and Estates
  • Probate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Anti-Trust Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Employment Related Litigation
  • School Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defects
  • Alaska Native Corporation Representation

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Credentials

Position

Retired Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1974, Alaska and U.S. District Court, District of Alaska
1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
1995, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Law School Attended
University of Oregon

Class of 1974
J.D.

University Attended

University of Oregon
Class of 1969
B.A.
Honors College

Birth Information

Born in 1946
Glasgow, Montana, January 29, 1946

Military
With U.S. Army-Vietnam War era
Associations & Memberships
Juneau and Alaska Bar Associations.
Representative Cases
Adams v. City of Tenakee Springs, 963 P.2d 1047 (Alaska 1998)-protected city fire department from adverse litigation
Munoz v. Albuquerque A.R.T. Co., 829 F. Supp. 309, (D. Alaska 1993), 149 A.L.R. Fed. 779-dismissal of defendant for lack of personal jurisdiction
Edenshaw v. Safeway, Inc., 186 P.3d 568 (Alaska 2008)-successfully defended negligence issue
McGee v. McGee, 974 P.2d 983 (Alaska 1999)-halibut and black cod individual fishing quotas were determined to be marital property
Gaede v. Saunders, 53 P.3d 1126 (Alaska 2002)-scope of required workers compensation coverage clarified
Lown v. Nichols Plumbing and Heating Co., 634 P.2d 554 (Alaska 1981)-successfully prosecuted quiet title action
Wickwire v. City and Borough of Juneau, 557 P.2d 783 (Alaska 1976)-successfully defended municipal easement
Green v. Kake Tribal Corp., 816 P.2d 1363 (Alaska 1991)-clarified the interrelationship between Alaska workers compensation and Social Security disability benefits
Adepoju v. Fred Meyer Stores, Slip Opinion, WL 5101811 2008 (Alaska 2008)-successfully defended employer from PTD claim in very difficult situation
Limani v. First American Title, Inc., Slip Copy, WL 3834006 2009 (D. Alaska 2009)-successfully defended out of state company by lack of jurisdiction defense
Bathony v. Transamerica Occidental Life Inc. Co., 795 F.Supp. 296 (D. Alaska 1992)-successfully defended insurance company against claim of injury
Alaska Pulp Corp. v. Trading Union, Inc., 896 P.2d 235 (Alaska 1995)-clarified application of "last injurious exposure rule"
Olson Logging Co. v. Lawson, 856 P.2d 1155 (Alaska 1993)-clarified evidence necessary for application of "last injurious exposure rule
" Justice v. RMH Aero Logging, Inc., 42 P.3d 549 (Alaska 2002)-clarified compensation statutes and basis for determination.


Attorney FAQs

Is this attorney admitted to practice in any U.S. Federal Courts?
Paul M. Hoffman is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and United States District Court for the District of Arizona.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Paul M. Hoffman has a 4.4 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Hoffman & Blasco LLC has 2 attorneys at this location.

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