Mr. Robert M. Hoffer (Bob) has been named “The 2012 Distinguished Lawyer of the Year” by the Northern Kentucky Bar Association (NKBA). Bob has been a member of NKBA since 1985.
Bob heads DBL’s employment law division and represents employers of all sizes including some of the largest throughout the Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area. He has also represented hospitals and physicians for over thirty years on employment and medical negligence issues and has successfully litigated numerous employment cases in federal and state courts. He is the current past-president of the Kentucky Defense Counsel, chair of the Northern Kentucky Chamber’s Labor and Employment committee and a member of the Northern Kentucky Human Resource Association. He has practiced law with DBL since he earned his Juris Doctor in 1980.
Bob’s philanthropic and community commitments are varied and significant. He is the co-chair of the DCCH Center for Children and Families’ Foundation and served as co-chair of DCCH’s capital campaign. He is a member of the Carmel Manor Council Ethics Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of Carmel Manor, Notre Dame Academy, Northern Kentucky Bar Association and Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Tri-Ed).
Bob has also coached youth sports for over 20 years and been a leader for the Diocese of Covington assisting with their Cursillo and Christian Awakening retreats.
Bob resides in Ft. Mitchell with his wife, Diane and has four children: Eric, Kevin, Brittany and Jordan.
DBL Law is a full-service law firm with 40 attorneys in its Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati offices. The firm was recognized by US News and World Report in 2011, 2012 and 2013 as a Best Law Firm and named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in the region by the Cincinnati Enquirer and the national surveying firm Workplace Dynamics. DBL Law serves private individuals and companies in many industries including banking, construction, health care, labor and employment relations, real estate and technology.« Back to news