Mikel J. Hoffman has been practicing law for more than 30 years. He is recognized in the profession for his legal abilities, that has included educating other lawyers through the continuing legal education program at the Suffolk Academy of Law where he received special recognition for his services. Mikel Hoffman is AV rated, which is the highest rating awarded by his peers.
Mr. Hoffman represents contractors and subcontractors engaged in commercial building construction projects throughout the New York City Metro area. In addition to providing legal counsel regarding their corporate activity Mr. Hoffman helps protects contractors’ rights and interests through carefully drafted contracts, litigation, arbitration, mediation, mechanic’s liens and foreclosure proceedings. These contractors, as well as many other businesses, partnerships and corporations have benefited from his legal counsel regarding the formation of partnerships, corporations, LLC’s, partnership agreements, shareholders agreements, buy-sell agreements, contracts and other business transactions to name only a few.
He also represents clients in Suffolk and Nassau Counties in Long Island in a variety of matters, including personal injury litigation, estate planning, elder law, estate administration and probate proceeding, and real property transactions. Mr. Hoffman’s personal injury practice includes helping people who have suffered injuries through the negligence or reckless behavior of others in motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, construction accidents, medical malpractice, and unsafe property conditions.
Mr. Hoffman and his staff, recognizing the difficulties their clients experience when they suffer a personal injury tragedy, assist their clients with no-fault, their medical appointments and their insurance claims. There is no legal fee unless an award is made.
He also helps people plan for the future through customized estate planning,. Executors, estate administrators and surviving family members can rely on Mr. Hoffman for wise counsel in estate administration and probate proceedings.
With years of experience in Long Island real estate transactions, Mr. Hoffman is especially skilled at fashioning deals for property transactions involving churches or other religious organizations.
In all his cases, Mr. Hoffman believes in providing sound, economical legal advice with care and attention to each of his clients’ needs and concerns.