John W. “Jack” Hoffman

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  • Nevada, 1975
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court of Nevada
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Tax Court


  • Georgetown University, J.D., 1975
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1972 (Accounting Major, with High Honors)

Associations & memberships

  • State Bar of Nevada (Member, Northern Nevada Disciplinary Board, 1979-1987)
  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Member of Rotary Club of Reno – Multiple Paul Harris Fellow
  • Served as trustee of Reno Rotary Foundation
  • Elder of St. John’s Presbyterian Church
  • Served as trustee and past president of Washoe Youth Foundation
  • Trustee for St. John’s Children Center (non-profit licensed preschool and kindergarten)
  • Member of Lions Eye Foundation


Representative cases

  • Nevada v. United States, 463 U.S. 110 (1983)
  • United States v. Orr Ditch, 914 F.2d 1302 (9th Cir. 1990)