Former National Bar Association president to receive honor at Quinnipiac University

Atlanta-based trial attorney Tricia “CK” Hoffler will receive the Thurgood Marshall Award from the Quinnipiac University Black Law Students’ Association, the school announced Friday.

Hoffler, CEO of the CK Hoffler Company, will be honored in a virtual ceremony at 6 p.m. on March 29. Click here to join.

The Thurgood Marshall Award, now in its 33rd year, is named for the first black member of the United States Supreme Court.

The student body annually recognizes an outstanding individual in law, education, or politics who exemplifies Marshall’s dedication to the betterment of society through the promotion of civil rights, civil liberties, and human rights.

Hoffler Law Firm is trilingual, offering services in English, French and Spanish. She specializes in commercial litigation, opioid litigation, catastrophic injury, civil rights, global commercial transactions, medical negligence, wrongful death, and employment matters. It is licensed in Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania.

Hoffler was previously a partner at Atlanta-based Edmond, Lindsay & Hoffler and a partner at Willie Gary in Florida, where she led the commercial and international litigation practice for 13 years. She is also an advisor to political activist Reverend Jesse Jackson and is the past president of the National Bar Association.

Hoffler lectures on trials and best practices to legal professionals and young lawyers across the country.

Hoffler earned his law degree from Georgetown University, a bachelor’s degree from Smith College, and studied at Collège du Léman, the University of Geneva in Switzerland, and Branksome Hall in Canada.

In addition, the student body will recognize Johnnie Booker, retired diversity executive and former global director of supplier diversity for Coca-Cola, and former vice president of Resolution Trust Corporation, with its community service award.

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