Sheree Hoffman

Sheree Hoffman has been practicing divorce and family law in Memphis for over 30 years. Her experience makes her the best choice for you when seeking a divorce lawyer in Memphis.

EDUCATION:

  • Memphis State University – Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Juris Doctorate: 1982
  • Arizona State University – Bachelor of Science – Cum Laude: 1979
  • Mediation of Business, Family and Divorce Conflicts
  • Advanced Civil Mediation Training in Personal Injury Cases
  • Resolute Systems, Inc. – Civil Mediation Training for U.S. District Courts
  • Mediation in Selected Cases Involving Domestic Violence
  • Advanced Transformative Mediation Skills

WORK EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Juvenile Court: Memphis, TN1975: Records Clerk
  • Hoffman, Hughes, McWhorter & Wener P.C.: Memphis, TN1979 to 1983: Law Clerk1983 to 1989: Associate Attorney1989 to 1991: Attorney-Of-Counsel
  • Shelby County Sheriff’s Department1988 to 1992: Legal Advisor/Attorney
  • Law Office of Sheree L. Hoffman: Germantown, TN1991 to 1994: Attorney
  • Law & Mediation Office of Sheree L. HoffmanMay 1994 to present: Legal and Mediation Services
  • Approved by the Tennessee Supreme Court, Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission, as a Mediator for both Civil and Family Law Mediation.
  • Approved as an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) mediator for the United States Post Office
  • Designated a Super Lawyer
  • TN Supreme Court Alternative Resolution Commission approval for Rule 31 Mediation in Civil and Family Law cases with Special Training in Domestic Violence.
  • AVVO – Client’s Choice award since 2014
  • AVVO – “Superb” Rating- Top Divorce Attorney

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Memphis State University School of LawBar Governor – School of Law: 1981, 1982Alumni Board of Director: 1983 to 1989
  • Cecil C. Humphries School of Law Alumni President: 1986,1987
  • Co-Chairperson: Basic Practice Skills Seminar, sponsor – Memphis State University School of Law: 1986
  • Chairperson: Annual Judges Reception, sponsor – Memphis State University School of Law: 1985, 1986
  • Search Committee Member – Dean of Memphis State University School of Law: 1986
  • Committee to Elect Tim Dwyer Judge-General Sessions Court, Division VIII: Treasurer: 1984
  • Memphis Bar Forum Magazine: Business Manager: 1988, 1989
  • Memphis Trial Lawyers Association: Board of Directors: 1986
  • Committee to Elect Tim Dwyer Judge-General Sessions Court, Division VIII: Treasurer: 1990
  • Lamplighter Montessori School: Board of Directors: 1984 –1998, Vice President: 1997
  • TN Supreme Court approved Civil and Family Law Mediator – (Family 3/10/1997) (Civil 10/01/1997)
  • Committee to Elect Tim Dwyer Judge-General Sessions Court, Division VIII: Treasurer: 1998
  • Mediation Association of Tennessee: Board of Directors, Memphis Chapter- Treasurer: 1996 to 1998
  • Association of Attorney Mediators: Board of Directors, Memphis Chapter- Secretary 1997 to present
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association: Board of Governors: 1998 to present
  • Mediation Association of Tennessee: Board of Directors, Memphis Chapter- Co-Chairperson: 2000 to present
  • Friends of Harold Byrd for Shelby County Mayor: Treasurer: (2001)
  • Memphis Bar Association – Board Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 2003 – present
  • Memphis Bar Association – Chairman –Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, December, 2005, 2006
  • Mediation Day Proclamation Day Recipient – Mayor A.C. Wharton (November 2006)
  • Memphis Bar Association – Board of Directors, 2008-2009
  • Memphis Bar Association Board Executive Committee appointment, 2008.
  • Top 100 Fundraiser – 2010 Memphis Midsouth Race For the Cure
  • Memphis Collaborative Alliance – Board Member 2011-2015

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association: Family Law Section
  • Memphis Bar Association: Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Memphis Bar Association: Sole/Small Firm Section
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Women Attorneys
  • Association For Conflict Resolution
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
  • Memphis Collaborative Alliance (MCA)
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators (TAPM)
  • Cutting Edge Law
Attorney Hoffman Speaks at Memphis Bar Association
Attorney Sheree Hoffman speaks at the Memphis Bar Association meeting in Destin, FL

PUBLICATIONS, SPEECHES AND TELEVISION INTERVIEWS:

  • Guest Speaker: “How to Find the Right Divorce Attorney” – Speech at the Women’s Business Association
  • Guest Speaker: “Legal Aspects of Breastfeeding” – La Leche Regional Conference (1993)
  • Guest Speaker: “Legal Aspects of Breastfeeding” Tennessee Association of Lactation Nurses (1993)
  • Television Interview – Legal Rights of Breastfeeding Mothers. Action News 5 (1994)
  • Published Article – Mediation Works. Published by Memphis Flyer.(May 1998)
  • Published Article – Mediate: Don’t Litigate. Published by Women’s News of the Mid-South (May 1999)
  • Television Interview- “Civil and Family Law Mediation” Legal Lines, Cable Channel 19 (2000)
  • Radio Interview – “Mediation” WRAC, Tennessee Matters – (2002)
  • Television Interview – Cable Channel 19 Legal Lines: Civil and Family Law Mediation (2002)
  • Published Article: Mediation: What’s The Big Deal? An editorial; The Official Journal of the Tennessee Counseling Association; Volume VI, Number 1, Fall 2002
  • Guest Speaker: “Overview of Divorce: From Beginning to End” – Sponsor: University of Memphis Continuing Education Programs, September 2003, September 2004
  • Guest Speaker: Association Women Attorneys – Law Student section – October 2004 – Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • Guest Speaker: “Mediation and Conflict Resolution” – Tennessee Counseling Association Annual Conference ( 2005)
  • Published Article: Mediation: “The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread” and Tips For Successful Mediations. Memphis Lawyer Magazine (March/April 2006)
  • Guest Speaker: “You Got To Hook ‘Um Before You Reel ‘Um in” – Memphis Bar Association Seminar (August 2006)
  • Guest Speaker: Mediation Seminar: Sponsored by the ADR section of the Memphis Bar Association – (October 2006)
  • Published Article: Mediation Can Provide a Kinder, Gentler Remedy – Memphis Commercial Appeal: Guest Editorial. (October 2006)
  • Guest Speaker: “Binding Mediation, A New Direction in Case Resolution” Memphis Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Annual Seminar (September 2007)
  • Guest Speaker: “How to Find the Right Divorce Attorney” – Women’s Business Association ( 2007)
  • Guest Speaker: “Binding Mediation”-Memphis Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Seminar (December 2007)
  • Guest Speaker: “Collaborative Law”- Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inns of Court Meeting (November 2010)
  • Guest Speaker: “Forging Relationships Between Psychology and the Law using the Collaborative Law Model in Family Law Cases” University of Memphis Psychology Dept. (November 2011)
  • Guest Speaker: “Collaborative Law: What is it and How do I do it?” Memphis Bar Association Conference – Destin, Florida (May 2012)
  • Guest Speaker: “Mediation and Collaborative Law” Employee Assistance Association (EAP) (March 2013)
  • Guest Speaker: “Setting Boundaries with Opposing Counsel” Memphis Bar Association Annual John Dice Seminar ( November 2013)
  • Guest Speaker: “What Makes the Hoffman Law and Mediation Firm Different”- Business Networking International (2014)
  • Guest Speaker: “Divorce Law” -Tennessee Bar Association Annual Seminar, Nashville, TN (March 2014)
  • Prepared Materials for Speaker – “Divorce, Mediation and Collaborative Law” – Tennessee Association for Justice (TAJ) New Orleans, LA (February 2015)
  • Guest Speaker: “Merging with Psychologists in Collaborative Law” University of Tennessee Child and Adult Psychology Dept. (November 2015)

Sheree Hoffman Speaks at the BNI

Sheree Hoffman Speaks to the TN BAR Association

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