Jonathan T. Hoffman

Practice Areas

Villanova University School of Law, LL.M. (2012)

Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2005 Dorothy Day Award for Pro Bono Services (2005)

University of Pittsburgh, B.A., cum laude (2002)



United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

New Jersey


Treasurer,  Montgomery Bar Association Family Law Section

Member,  Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section

Executive Director,  Doris Jonas Freed Inn of Court (2010-2011)

Treasurer,  Doris Jonas Freed Inn of Court (2008-2010)

Attorney Liaison,  Chester County Child Custody Transfer Center (2009-present)

Member,  Montgomery County Bar Association

Co-chair,  Montgomery County Bar Association's Membership Committee (2010-2012)

Elected Member,  Montgomery County Bar Association's Judiciary Committee (2012-2015)

Co-chair,  Montgomery County Bar Association's Family Law Section Support Committee (2011-2012)

Co-chair,  Montgomery County Bar Association's Family Law Section Equitable Distribution and Alimony Committee (2010-2011)

Co-chair,  Montgomery County Bar Association's Family Law Section Custody Committee (2009-2010)


Jonathan T. Hoffman

Philadelphia Office
1835 Market Street - Suite 1400
Philadelphia, PA 19103

215.569.4539 phone
215.568.6603 fax

Jonathan T. Hoffman is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Family Law Group. Mr. Hoffman concentrates his practice in a wide range of domestic relations matters including divorce, support, custody, equitable distribution, prenuptial/postnuptial agreements and protection from abuse actions. His practice also consists of tax related issues in complex support and equitable distribution matters.

Mr. Hoffman is a frequent speaker and author on such topics as taxation and divorce, ethics in family law matters, divorce over fifty, the judicial interview of children in custody litigation and family law practice management.

Mr. Hoffman has been named by The Legal Intelligencer as a Pennsylvania 2013 "Lawyer on the Fast Track" a distinction given to less than 40 attorneys under the age of 40.

For the past six years, Mr. Hoffman was recognized by the publisher of the Pennsylvania edition of Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star" in the area of family law, an honor given to the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the Commonwealth who are 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less. Mr. Hoffman is also listed in the 2012 issue of Main Line Today Top Lawyers.

Mr. Hoffman holds an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, which is the law publication's highest distinction.

Mr. Hoffman is a zealous and compassionate advocate on behalf of his clients.  Although Mr. Hoffman has vast trial experience in all facets of family law, he attempts to reach amicable and family-centric solutions in all cases when possible.

Publications and Presentations

Panelist, PBI CLE Education Center Ethics Program "The Second Season: Divorce Over 50," October 28, 2015, November 5, 2015, November 12, 2015.

Planner/Moderator/Presenter of CLE program entitled "A Potpourri of Hot Tips in Tax and Valuation" which was presented to the Doris Jonas Freed Family Law Inn of Court, January 13, 2015.

Planner/Presenter at 7th Annual Toby Lynn Dickman Seminar entitled "Deductions, Add-Backs and Deviations in Support," October 28, 2014.

Quoted, "Concern Over Judicial Authority Drove Parent Coordinator Elimination," Legal Intelligencer by Ben Present, May 7, 2013.

IN RE E.M.I., 57 A.3d 1278 (Pa. Super. 2012), Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 35 Issue No. 1, March 2013

Co-author, "Get Divorced:" What Family Lawyers Need to Know About Jewish Divorce, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer (Volume 35 Issue No. 1) - March 2013

"A Parental Dilemma:  Should Children Miss School for Extended Holidays and Vacations?" The Huffington Post, December 28, 2012.

Moderator/Presenter “The Second Season: Divorce Over 50,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, October, 2012.

Participant in the Houston Family Law Trial Institute Training Program hosted by the South Texas College of Law, September, 2012.

Co-presenter, “Managing the Day-to-Day Practice of Family Law,” Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, September 11, 2012.

Author, “Securing Your Client’s Future With Insurance,” May 8, 2012 issue of Pennsylvania Law Weekly.

Quoted in articles in The Legal Intelligencer and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the role of Facebook in family law matters, February, 2012.

Presenter, “Top Tax Tips for Every Family Lawyer,” Montgomery Bar Association, September 7, 2011.

Author, “Examining Emancipation and Child Support Obligations in Pennsylvania,” Pennsylvania Law Weekly, September 6, 2011.

Co-Author, “To File Jointly or Not to File Jointly? That is the Question,” The Matrimonial Strategist, September, 2011.

Author, “Avoiding Those Tax Day Dilemmas,” Pennsylvania Law Weekly, September 7, 2010.