Mr. Hofert has more than 30 years of legal experience. After graduating from Elmhurst College Mr. Hofert went on to earn his law degree (JD) from the IIT Chicago Kent College of Law in 1985 and received a Master’s Degree (LLM) in Health Law in May of 2004. He was associate General Counsel to the Special Deputy to the Director of Insurance of the State of Illinois in 1986 and 1987 before he went to practice law specializing in medical malpractice and health law for the Firm of French, Kezelis & Kominiarek from (1987-1993). He practiced law specializing in the prosecution of medical malpractice actions at Hilfman, Fogel from (1993-2002). After that he was of counsel to the law firm of Hickey, Melia & Associates, Chartered for over 12 years specializing in the defense of medical malpractice cases, representing medical providers in their medical malpractice business matters and defending medical providers in licensing matters. Mr. Hofert continues similar work as of counsel to the law firm of Hickey, O’Connor & Battle, LLP. Mr. Hofert was admitted to the Illinois Bar Association and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District in May of 1985.
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