Beth Hoffmann limits her practice to family based immigration, status for victims of domestic violence and crimes, and removal defense. While in law school, she participated in the DePaul Asylum & Immigration Clinic, was an intern for U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and was employed as a Teaching Assistant with the Law School. Ms. Hoffmann grew up in Northern Wisconsin and lived in California, Hong Kong, New York, and Connecticut before settling in Rockford, Illinois.

Education:

  • JD, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL (2004)
  • BA, English & Political Science, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA (2000)

Licenses:

  • Admitted to the Illinois State Bar
  • Admitted to the General Bar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division

Professional Associations:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Winnebago County Bar Association
  • National Immigration Project, National Lawyer’s Guild

Advocacy & Community Work:

  • AILA Midwest Regional Conference Planning Committee Member (2016)
  • AILA Dilley Detention Project Pro Bono Volunteer-Drafting Bond Motions for Detained Mothers & Children (2014)
  • Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) Member
  • 17th Circuit Lawyer to Lawyer Mentor Program- Mentoring Attorneys Newly Admitted to the Practice of Law (2015-present)
  • Trinity Day Care, Board President (Term 2014-2015; Reelected 2015-2016)
  • Winnebago County Bar Association, Secretary (2013-2014)
  • Arbitration Judge, Winnebago County Alternative Dispute Resolution Center (2009-present)
  • Frequent Presenter on Immigrant Rights and Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrivals (DACA) organized by local/regional non-profit organizations and community churches.