Scott Hofer is a trial lawyer who has defended multimillion-dollar litigation in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest. Scott is a Principal of the firm. Prior to practicing law, Scott obtained a degree in Architectural Engineering and worked for an engineering and architecture firm in Chicago. After law school, Scott moved to Kansas City and began his career as a defense lawyer. Over the last 24 years, Scott has developed a successful trial practice, focusing on the defense of bad faith and extra-contractual insurance claims, complex commercial litigation, and professional liability.
Scott has earned an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, indicating a peer review testament to the highest level of professional excellence. He has earned the Super Lawyers designation in Missouri and Kansas each year since its inception in 2005. The Super Lawyers designation is based on nomination, selection by a panel of attorneys, and evaluation of professional achievements. Only 5% of lawyers in each state receive that designation. He was also recently named by Super Lawyers as one of the Nation's Top Business Practice Attorneys in the area of Civil Litigation Defense. He is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum – The Top Trial Lawyers in America. Less than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, and is a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers.