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John’s Contact Information

304.347.4213 Tel
304.345.0260 Fx


John’s Secretary

Candy Russell


John Hoffman brings more than 35 years of experience to our Health Care Group; he focuses on hospital defense and takes a proactive approach in protecting his clients and their interests.

When asked what his clients can expect when working in partnership with him, John’s answer is simple. “Attention to detail. Frequent and detailed reporting and the understanding that clients need to be kept current on the status of all matters.”

From his many years representing healthcare providers, John has a detailed understanding of medical issues, allowing him to provide the insight, custom case strategy and resolve to achieve results desired by healthcare clients.

Practice Concentrations

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Healthcare Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Correctional Medicine


  • J.D., West Virginia University (1980)
  • B.S.B.A., Cum Laude, West Virginia University (1977)

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Northern District, West Virginia (1985)
  • United States District Court, Southern District, West Virginia (1980)
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals (1980)
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Professional Involvement

  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Member, West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors (1986 – 1988)
  • Former Chairman, West Virginia State Bar Membership Benefits Committee

Awards & Honors

  • Cum Laude Graduate, B.S.B.A., West Virginia University (1977)
  • Accounting Honorary, Beta Alpha Psi
  • Former Vice President, Beta Theta Psi Social Fraternity