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Paul Hofflund

Paul Hofflund was American lawyer.


  • Hofflund, Paul was born on March 27, 1928 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of John Leslie and Ethel Frances (Cline) Hofflund.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1950. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1956.


    • Associate Wencke, Carlson & Kuykendall, San Diego, 1961-1962. Partner Carlson, Kuykendall & Hofflund, 1963-1965, Carlson & Hofflund, San Diego, 1965-1972. Christian Science practitioner, 1972-1984.

      Arbitrator Municipal Courts and Superior Court of California, 1984-1999. Private practice, 1985—2007. Adjunct professor law National University School Law, San Diego, 1985-1994.

      Judge pro tempore Municipal Court South Bay Judicial District, 1990-1999. Disciplinary counsel to the United States Tax Court, 1989-2003. Assistant United States attorney United States Department of Justice, Los Angeles, 1959-1960, assistant United States attorney in charge, San Diego, 1960-1961, special hearing officer, San Diego, 1962-1968.

      Assistant Corporate Counsel Government of District of Columbia, 1957-1959. With United States Navy, 1950-1953, Commander Judge Advocate General Corps United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1972, retired, 1972.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1956, United States District Court District of Columbia 1956, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1956, California 1957, United States District Court (southern district) California 1957, United States Court Military Appeals 1957, United States Court Claims 1958, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964, United States Tax Court 1989.


    • Author: (chapter in book) Handbook on Criminal Procedure in the United States District Court, 1967. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Treasurer Princeton Club of San Diego. Vice president Community Concert Association, San Diego. President Sunland Home Foundation, San Diego, Trust for Christian Science Organization, San Diego.

    Chairman board 8th Church of Christ, Scientist, San Diego. Chairman Christian Science Committee on Institutional Work in California, 2004-2007. Member American Bar Association, San Diego County Bar Association Phi Delta Phi.



    Theater, classical music, bridge, fine art, biblical study.


    • Married Anne Marie Thalman, February 15, 1958. Children: Mark, Sylvia.
    • father: John Leslie Hofflund
    • mother: Ethel Frances (Cline) Hofflund
    • spouse: Anne Marie Thalman
    • children: Mark Hofflund
    • Sylvia Hofflund
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