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David Hoffmann

Bio 2001 Bryan Street, Suite 1800 Dallas, Texas 75201 (214) 880-1840


  • Southern Methodist University, J.D., 2003
  • Southwest Texas State University, B.A., 2000

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Texas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas


  • Board Certified
  • Family Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Annette Stewart American inn of Court (2012)
  • “Super Lawyer” (as selected by Thomson Reuters and published in Texas Monthly Magazine/Super Lawyer Magazine -- 2016-2022)
  • “Rising Star” (Texas Monthly Magazine/Super Lawyer Magazine 2014-2016)
  • “Top 10 Under 40” (National Academy of Family Law Attorneys 2015)
  • Premier 100 Trial Attorney (American Academy of Trial Attorneys 2015)
  • National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers (2016)
  • Top 10% in the USA Family and Divorce Lawyer (Lawyers of Distinction 2017)
  • Who’s Who Global Family Law Attorney of Distinction Dallas Texas (2017)
  • AVVO Rating 10 out of 10 Superb
  • Board Certified Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Texas Bar College – Member (2016)
  • Dallas Bar Association (Family Law Section) – Member
  • Board of Directors of Family Law Section of Dallas Bar Association (2016 – present) Golf Tournament Chair; PR/Community Service/Community Involvement Co-Chair;
  • State Bar of Texas (Family Law Section) – Member
  • American Bar Association – Member
  • Texas Family Law Foundation – Lifetime Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation – Fellow
  • Texas Association of Family Law Specialists – Member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers – Softball Committee Chairman/Commissioner (2008 – 2011)
  • White Rock YMCA – Board of Directors (2010 – 2014)
  • Dallas Round Table (2014 – present)

Practice Description

Mr. Hoffmann is a shareholder in the Family Law Section at QSLWM and is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He focuses his practice on helping individuals and families cope with the often trying issues associated with divorce, property division and child custody. Mr. Hoffmann utilizes his extensive litigation experience in a manner designed to protect his clients’ interests while focusing on ensuring that the best interest of the children are protected throughout the process.

Representative Experience

Mr. Hoffmann has represented numerous clients in various family law matters in the Family Courts of Dallas County and Tarrant County as well as the District Courts of Collin County, Denton County, Ellis County, Kaufman County, Parker County and Rockwall County. Family law issues Mr. Hoffmann has litigated include Divorce, Complex Property Division, Child Custody, Grandparent Access, Termination of Parental Rights, Adoption, Paternity, Child Support Enforcement, Possession and Access, and Family Violence. Mr. Hoffmann also assists with complex pre and post marital agreements to give his client’s peace of mind for the future.

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

  • 2015 – Presenter at  “Family Law Essentials – Giving Back to Your Community” on the topic of the effectiveness and enforceability of Rule 11 agreements, Mediated Settlement Agreements, Informal Settlement Agreements and Collaborative Law Agreements; put on by the Pro Bono Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and Legal Aid of North West Texas
  • 2013 – Presenter at Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program presentation “Pro Bono Divorce”
  • 2012 – Co-author “Contempt Enforcement a — Primer for the new practitioner” presented at 2012 Advanced Family Law Boot Camp
  • 2011- Presenter Support and Maintenance workshop for Half-Moon presentations in Dallas, Texas
  • 2010 – Co-author of paper “Conservatorship, Possession and Child Support” used as paper for presentation at DVAP 2013 “Pro Bono Divorce” workshop
  • 2005 – Presenter “effective trial techniques”

Industry News Publications

  • Leaders in Law – Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser