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About Us

A LEGACY OF RESULTS-ORIENTED ADVOCACY

Representing the Seriously Injured and Their Families Throughout Missouri for Over 50 years.

Hoffman & Gelfman is recognized as one of the top law firms in St. Louis and has been representing injury victims throughout the state of Missouri for over 50 years. During that time, we’ve secured over $350 million in settlements and verdicts for our clients. Our acclaimed firm has a reputation for compassion, professionalism, and focus that helps us achieve successful results.

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Experience

Our professionalism has been honed over decades of practice and experience in hundreds of court cases.

Compassion

We understand that we are assisting with situations that are personal, and treat every case with the utmost sensitivity and care it deserves.

Results

Our firm has obtained verdicts and settlements in excess of $350 million dollars for our clients. Call us today for a free consultation.

SPECIALISTS IN PERSONAL INJURY, MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, AND WRONGFUL DEATH CASES

Meet Our Attorneys

Theodore Hoffman

Concentrates in the practice of catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, product liability, and death cases. Mr. Hoffman earned his undergraduate and law degree at St. Louis University. Following graduation from law school, Mr. Hoffman served in the United States Air Force, in the Judge Advocate Department – Trial Section.

Mr. Hoffman was a member of The Missouri Bar Board of Governors and Vice President of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an honor awarded to the top 1% of trial attorneys in each State. He is also a member of The Missouri Bar, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. He is a frequent speaker and author on personal injury matters.

Mr. Hoffman is consistently recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in St. Louis,” a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He received the Award of Merit from the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis on two separate occasions and the Award of Honor from the Lawyer’s Association of St. Louis.

Steven Gelfman

Concentrates in the practice of catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, product liability, death cases, and work place injuries. Mr. Gelfman graduated from the University at Albany with honors, and in law school, served as Business Manager of the Law Review. He interned for the Hon. Leonard D. Wexler in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and was selected for the Honors Program with the Department of Justice, Executive Office of United States Trustees in Washington, D.C..  Mr. Gelfman has been acknowledged by his peers as having an exemplary reputation with a high professional standing.

Mr. Gelfman is a member of The Missouri Bar, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, and the American Association for Justice. In addition, he served as a Lawyer Volunteer offering free legal representation to victims and their families who sought compensation under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and is a contributor to the Differential Diagnosis Litigation Packet, published in 2009 by the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Gelfman serves on several committees in the St. Louis community, including the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer and City Academy. Mr. Gelfman is admitted to practice law in Missouri, New York, and New Jersey.