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A Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Defense Base Act Law Firm Fighting for the Injured.

Our Attorneys

Attorneys Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates have over 60 years of combined experience representing seriously injured people and their families. If you or someone you love has been injured in an automobile, truck, or motorcycle accident, injured while at work or traveling on the job, injured in a slip and fall, or injured by the carelessness of another person, then ask one of our experienced, dedicated attorneys for a free consultation. Whether it is a fractured leg in Georgia, a foot amputation in Ohio, or a motor vehicle accident in Florida, we are there.

We owe our success to our clients and the hard work they have allowed us to perform for them over the past 35 years. Our many years of service to the community have led to the building of strong referrals from past clients and consultation relationships with skilled lawyers in every field of the law throughout Central and South Florida - and now worldwide.  In recent years we have broadened our scope of help - we now travel the world to help contracted worked under the Defense Base Act. Those individuals served in war zones and were sent home after helping our military. We now help them by filing their claims in the U.S. Courts.

Helping the Injured is Our Passion! So whatever your needs, ask to speak with one of our representatives. Remember, there is no charge unless we obtain a monetary settlement for you.

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Jo Ann Hoffman, Esq.

Jo Ann Hoffman has over 30 years of experience in personal injury and Workers’ Compensation representing the injured person.

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Angel R. Kirkconnell, Esq.

Angel R. Kirkconnell represents the injured and their families, exclusively. Ms. Kirkconnell has the keen ability to exercise compassion and understanding and to obtain the best negotiated settlements possible.

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Javier Ruiz, Esq.

Javier Ruiz is an attorney litigating in the areas of personal injury and workers' compensation. He specializes in Longshore and Defense Base Act cases for the injured.

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Jacob S. Garn, Esq.

Jacob Garn is a bilingual Spanish speaking attorney handling cases in the areas of personal injury, workers' compensation, and cases covered by the Longshore Harbor Workers Compensation Act and Defense Base Act.

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Erik C. Bower, Esq.

Erik Bower is an attorney practicing law in the fields of personal injury and workers' compensation, with a focus on Defense Base Act cases.

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Christopher A. O'Brien, Esq.

Mr. O'Brien is experienced in handling a range of complex cases in state and federal courts throughout the U.S. He litigated cases in employment, tort & product liability cases, property subrogation, commercial and general business litigation.

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Ronald Padron, Esq.

Ronald Padron is an attorney representing the injured in Personal Injury and Defense Base Act cases. He is fluent in speaking and writing Spanish and an aggressive advocate for our Spanish-speaking clients.

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In Memoriam: Vance B. Moore, Esq.

Vance B. Moore worked zealously in both personal injury and workers’ compensation law. He spent 20 years with this firm litigating personal injury and workers’ compensation cases throughout Florida until his passing in August 2014.

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