Linda A. Hoffman is of counsel and practices in the firm’s Pensacola office. She received her B.S. degree in education in 1978 and received her J.D. from the University of Florida in 1985. For over ten years, she was in-house counsel for Hibernia National Bank where she was an Executive Vice President who managed the Bank’s legal department and its commercial loan operations, retail loan operations and loan documentation functions. Her practice focuses on banking, commercial financings, debt restructures, debt enforcement actions, commercial real estate and general business and corporate law. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, the Louisiana Bar Association, the Texas Bar Association (inactive) and the American College of Mortgage Attorneys. She remains active in IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a women’s philanthropic organization serving Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in Florida.


Year Admitted to Practice

  • Florida Bar-1985
  • Louisiana Bar-1986
  • Texas Bar-1991


  • Pensacola Junior College, A.A. 1975
  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.S. 1977
  • University of South Alabama, M.S. 1980
  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1985


  • All Florida state courts
  • Northern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • all Louisiana state and federal courts
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Senior Executive Editor, University of Florida Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
  • Super Lawyers- Real Estate, Creditor Debtor Rights, Banking


  • IMPACT 100, Pensacola Bay Area (member 2004-present; President 2006-2008)
  • Sacred Heart Foundation Development Board (2004-2007)
  • Member Board of Directors, Pensacola Chamber of Commerce (2007 – 2008)
  • Manna Food Bank (2003-2005; President 2004)
  • Cordova Rotary (Board of Directors 2005-2006)
  • Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association (Executive Council 2004-2006)
  • United Way Fund Distribution Panels (2002-2006)
  • United Way Board of Directors (2010-present)
  • Diocesan Commission for Catholic Schools (2004-2006)
  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section)
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association