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Beth Lynn Hoffman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1975, United States District Court (western district) New York 1975; certified elementary teacher, New York.

Background

Hoffman, Beth Lynn was born on July 27, 1943 in Buffalo. Daughter of Abraham and Bernice (Revo) Rapport.

Education

State University of New York at Buffalo (Bachelor of Education, with honors, 1965). State University of New York at Buffalo (Juris Doctor, 1974).

Career

Worked at Bouvier, O'Connor (Buffalo, NY) specializing in Personal Injury, Insurance Law. Admitted to the bar, 1975, New York. Member: Erie County and New York State (Member, Executive Committee, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section.

Member, Sections on: Negligence. Trial Lawyers; Chairperson, Negligence Committee, 1980-1984) Bar Associations. New York State Women Lawyers Association.

Western New York Trial Lawyers Association (Secretary, 1990-1992). International Association of Defense Counsel (Chairperson, Auto Insurance Committee, 1988-1990. Vice-Chairperson, Products Liability Committee, 1988-1990).

Western New York Defense Trial Lawyers Association (Secretary, 1989-1990). New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Treasurer, 1991).

Membership

Active Women for Downtown, Buffalo, since 1984. Citizens' ambassador People to People, England, Hungary and Federal Republic Germany, 1985. Board directors DreamMachine Museum, Buffalo, 1984-1987, Amhest Y-U, 1988-1990, Jewish Federation, 1990-1991, Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies, since 1990.

Member Women Lawyers Western New York, International Association Defense Counsel (faculty, editor newsletter, vice chairman products liability 1987, secretary products liability committee 1991, chairman automobile insurance committee 1986-1990), New York State Bar Association (tort reparations committee since 1986), Erie County Bar Association (chairman negligence committee 1984-1985), Western New York Association Defense Attorneys (secretary 1989-1990), West New York Trial Lawyers Association (treasurer). F C.

Connections

Married Sanford R. Hoffman, June 21, 1964. Children: Kevin, Rebecca.