Brian J. Hoffman

Brian J. Hoffman Associate

Brian Hoffman is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore's Sacramento office where he provides representation and counsel to clients in matters pertaining to labor and employment law and litigation. Brian has experience in all phases of litigation, from the pre-litigation stage through mediation and trial. Brian is knowledgeable in drafting motions and briefs, preparing for depositions, conducting legal research, and propounding and responding to discovery requests.

As a member of the firm's Public Safety Practice Group, Brian has experience dealing directly with the Peace Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act (POBR) and the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act (FBOR).  In addition to providing advice and counsel on questions regarding the POBR and FBOR, he handles discipline hearings regarding public safety officers and firefighters.  Brian works directly with police chiefs, sheriffs, and fire chiefs regarding discipline determinations and has experience directly related to public safety investigations, interviews, and discipline.  

Education

  • JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • BA, University of Nebraska

Nov 6, 2020

High Court to Rule Whether Bullets Always Qualify as a Seizure

Managing Partner J. Scott Tiedemann and Associate Brian Hoffman explored whether the Fourth Amendment applies to a police shooting if the suspect escapes in the “High Court to Rule Whether Bullets Always Qualify as a Seizure”, which was published in the Nov. 6, 2020 issue of the Daily Journal. The article highlights the Oct. 14 oral argument in Torres v. Madrid that was presented to the U.S. Supreme Court, which clarifies what constitutes a seizure under the Fourth Amendment. To read the article in its entirety, please visit the Daily Journal's website here

Education

  • JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • BA, University of Nebraska

10 February 2021
Consortium Trainings

Prevention and Control of Absenteeism and Abuse of Leave

North State ERC Webinar
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10 December 2020
Consortium Trainings

Disaster Service Workers - If You Call Them, Will They Come?

East Inland Empire ERC Webinar
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10 December 2020
Consortium Trainings

Disaster Service Workers - If You Call Them, Will They Come?

Imperial Valley ERC Webinar
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1 December 2020
Customized Trainings

Maximizing Supervisory Skills for the First Line Supervisor

City of Stockton Webinar
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30 November 2020
Customized Trainings

A Guide to Implementing Public Employee Discipline

City of Richmond Richmond
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17 November 2020
Customized Trainings

Performance Management: Evaluation, Documentation and Discipline

City of Stockton Webinar
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Education

  • JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • BA, University of Nebraska

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