David Hoffman

Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council
101 Arch Street, 8th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
United States
Office: 617-439-4700 x1
Member since 2004
Membership Type: IACP
Profession(s): Lawyer, Mediator

David's practice is focused on dispute resolution - using collaborative law, mediation, arbitration, and other tools. More information about his background and experience are available at www.blc.law. (Although BLC's office is located in downtown Boston, the firm has space sharing arrangements with offices in Cambridge, Newton, and Wellesley and often meet with clients there.)

Area(s) of Practice: Business Law,Civil Law,Collaborative Law,Estate Law,Family Law,Mediation,Probate Law,Teaching,Trainer
License(s): Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and in the following courts: Federal District Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court ~Certified Mediator (Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation) ~Advanced Practitioner (Association for Conflict Resolution) ~Listed as one of top 5% of lawyers in Massachusetts in Boston Magazine "SuperLawyers" survey; listed in the book "The Best Lawyers in America" (2005 and 2006).
Professional Activities: Please see info at www.BostonLawCollaborative.com
Education:
Undergraduate:
B.A., Princeton University 1970 (summa cum laude)

Post-graduate:
M.A., Cornell University 1974 (American Studies) (all but dissertation toward Ph.D.)
Comments: David was one of the founding members, along with Rita Pollak and Lynda Robbins, of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council in 2000. Since that time, Collaborative Law has become an increasingly important part of his practice. Articles co-authored by David with Rita and others on the subject of Collaborative Law and case studies are available at www.BostonLawCollaborative.com. In 2014, U.S. News & World Report and "Best Lawyers in America" designated David as Boston's "Lawyer of the Year" in Collaborative Family Law.