Alex L. Hofer

Associate

Alex L. Hofer was born in Cherokee, Iowa and raised in South Dakota and Nebraska. He graduated magna cum laude from Iowa State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Psychology. At Iowa State, Alex worked for the Iowa Senate Research Staff and studied comparative government policies at the University of Canberra in Bruce, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Before attending law school, Alex worked as an AmeriCorps community service member with Iowa Legal Aid. In 2018, Alex received his Juris Doctorate with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law. At Iowa Law, Alex was a student attorney at the Clinical Law Program, clerked at Iowa Legal Aid, was a member of the volunteer Citizen’s Lawyer Program, and studied law in Arcachon, France. Alex received the Jurisprudence Award in Public Health Law for his paper, “Whiskey Plates – A Scarlet Letter Approach to the DUI Epidemic.” Alex clerked for O’Connor & Thomas in 2017 before joining as an associate in 2018 upon being admitted to the Iowa Bar. Alex’s general practice includes, but is not limited to:  business law, civil litigation, employment law, family law, health law, insurance defense, and landlord tenant disputes…

EDUCATION

University of Iowa College of Law, 2017
Juris Doctorate
Honors: With Distinction

Iowa State University, 2013
Bachelor of Arts
Political Science & Psychology
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

Iowa, 2018

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association
Member, 2018 – Present

Iowa State Bar Association
Member, 2018 – Present

Dubuque County Bar Association
Member, 2018 – Present

Young Lawyer’s Division
Member, 2018 – Present

Iowa Legal Aid
Volunteer Lawyers Project

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