Douglas F. Hoffman

Top rated Estate & Trust Litigation attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Rudolf & Hoffman, P.A.
Douglas F. Hoffman
Rudolf & Hoffman, P.A.

Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1992

Education: University of Florida Levin College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2024

Rudolf & Hoffman, P.A.

615 Northeast 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Visit website


Douglas F. Hoffman concentrates his practice on the highly specialized areas of probate, trust and guardianship administration, litigation, estate planning and real estate. With over 27 years of experience in estate law, his professionalism and knowledge of the law have earned him the respect of his peers and colleagues, a 5.0 AV Preeminent* rating, and numerous judicial appointments.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Hoffman has served as an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center, where for 10 years he has prepared second- and third-year law students to apply the Florida rules of civil procedure in pretrial practices, a hands-on course with meaningful, true-to-life relevance.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Estate & Trust Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Will Contests, Wills

  • 60% Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 40% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 1992

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Adjunct Professor, Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center
Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, B.S. in Business Administration, Member, Prestigious Florida Blue Key
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section, for which he served on the Probate Rules Committee
  • Member, Professional Advisors Council, Community Foundation of Broward
  • Member and Former Board Member, Broward County Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Elder Law and Probate Divisions, Broward County Bar
  • Florida Blue Key

Office location for Douglas F. Hoffman

615 Northeast 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Phone: 954-462-2270


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2024

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