Press, Awards, Licenses

and Achievements

Please see our list of our press engagements, awards, and achievements

Press

WAOK

Law and Legal: A Year and A Half Later - No Justice, No Peace. Say Her Name.

BNC News

CK Hoffler Breakdown Sentencing for Chauvin in the George Floyd Trial

ABC News

Georgia Mother Sues School District After Son Dies On a Class Trip in Belize: 'He was Everything to Me'

CK Hoffler Firm

CK Hoffler Announces Creation of the Willie Gary Fellowship, 2019

WOK V: News 104.5

FAMILY CLAIMS THEY RECEIVED WRONG REMAINS AFTER CREMATING STILLBORN DAUGHTER

Awards & Achievements

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Honorary Member

CK Hoffler was awarded an honorary membership to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association in 2021

Induction into NBA Scroll of Distinguished Women Lawyers

CK Hoffler was inducted into the National Bar Association's Scroll of Distinguished Women Lawyers at the 96th Annual Meeting in August of 2021

Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Realizing the Dream Award

Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) bestowed the Realizing the Dream Award to CK Hoffler in July, 2021

Excellence in Leadership Award

The National Bar Association's Judicial Council awarded CK Hoffler the "Excellence in Leadership" Award in 2021

YLD Chairman’s Award for Leadership Excellence 2019-2020

The National Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division (YLD) awarded CK Hoffler their Chairman’s Award for Leadership Excellence 2019-2020

NBA President’s Award 2019-2020

CK Hoffler received the National Bar Association's "President’s" Award for 2019-2020

Induction in the Gate City Hall of Fame

In November of 2019, CK Hoffler was inducted into the Gate City Hall of Fame

President’s Award 2018-2019

CK Hoffler was awarded the "President’s" Award for 2018-2019

Outstanding Lawyer in Solo/Small Firm 2019, NBA Women’s Law Division

The National Bar Association's Women's Law Division awarded CK Hoffler the "Outstanding Lawyer in Solo/Small Firm" award in 2019

Caribbean Bar Association 2019 President’s Award

In October of 2019, CK Hoffler received the Caribbean Bar Association "President’s" Award

Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Attorney, Women Works Media Group

The Women Works Media Group recognized CK Hoffler as Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Attorney, in October, 2019

 Fred Gray Sr. Award, Rainbow Push Coalition 2021

The Rainbow Push Coalition awarded CK Hoffler the "Fred Gray Sr." Award in 2021

Georgia Legal Award Honoree

CK Hoffler was an Attorney of the Year finalist 2021 and Georgia Legal Award Honoree in 2021

CK Hoffler Scholarship Award

Scholarship award named after CK Hoffler to benefit minority law students by The Georgia Association of Black Women Lawyers’ Foundation (GABWA Foundation) on December 15, 2018

Judicial Section Appreciation Award

Gate City Bar Association - Judicial Section Appreciation Award, 2018

Leah Ward Sears Award

GABWA (Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys) Leah Ward Sears Award for Distinction of the Profession July 21, 2018

Lifetime Achievement Award

Rainbow Push Peachtree Project 2016 Hope Is Alive Award (Lifetime Achievement Award)

Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice Award

American Bar Association Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice Award of Appreciation April 18, 2018

Judicial Section Appreciation Award

Gate City Bar Association – Judicial Section Appreciation Award 2017

Judicial Section Chair's Appreciation Award

Gate City Bar Association - Judicial Section Chair’s Appreciation Award 2017

Pinnacle Leadership Award

Fortitude Education & Cultural Development Center, Inc. Pinnacle Leadership Award (Delta Sigma Theta) February 11, 2017

Judicial Section Chair's Appreciation Award

Gate City Bar Association - Judicial Section Chair’s Appreciation Award 2015

Judicial Section Appreciation Award

Gate City Bar Association – Judicial Section Appreciation Award 2016

Judicial Section Chair's Appreciation Award

Gate City Bar Association - Judicial Section Chair’s Appreciation Award 2016

President's Award of Excellence

Gate City Bar Association President’s Award of Excellence February 25, 2016

The National Black Lawyers Top 100 List

The National Black Lawyers Top 100 2015

Mitt Lenix  Hero Fund Acknowledgement

Universal Martial Arts – Mitt Lenix Hero Fund Acknowledgment February 28, 2015

Gary Foundation Kids Carnival Generous Support Acknowledgement

14th Annual Gary Foundation Kids Carnival Generous Support – Stuart, Florida December 16, 2014

National Bar Association Presidential Award

National Bar Association Presidential Award for Outstanding Service July 28, 2014

National Bar Association Esquire Award

National Bar Association Esquire Award July 21, 2014

National Bar Association Judicial NBA Convention Award

The National Bar Association Judicial Council 89th Annual NBA Convention-Award Presented July 30, 2014 – Atlanta, Georgia

Support, Commitment, & Service Award

Edmond, Lindsay & Hoffler, LLP (former law firm) Support, Commitment & Service Award April 30, 2014

National Bar Association Board of Governors Award

National Bar Association Board of Governors Award Presented 2013 - 2014

Recognition and Thanks Acknowledgement

Recognition and thanks for Supreme Court Justices Peggy Quince, Barbara Pariente and Fred Lewis for “Standing up for Justice and defending our Branch”

NAPW Women of the Year Ascknowledgement

NAPW (The National Associate of Professional Women) Women of the Year 2011/2012

Majestic Leaders Approaching Phillipi Award

The Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention 2008 Majestic Leaders Approaching Phillipi Award

Certificate of Silver Life Membership

NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Certificate of Silver Life Membership July 2007

Commitment & Support Acknowledgement

Commitment & Support – Keynote Speaker Rev. J. L. Gary Day – Indiantown, Florida April 22, 2007

Presidential Award

Presidential Award for Outstanding Service to the Association 80th Annual Convention – Orlando, Florida August 1, 2005

Presidential Award

National Bar Association Outstanding Contribution & Dedication to the Association 82nd Annual Convention – Presidential Award July 30, 2001 – Atlanta, GA

Outstanding Service & Contribution Acknowledgement

Outstanding Service & Contribution to the Theological Scholarship Foundation of the Tidewater Metro Baptist Ministers’ Conference June 15, 1998

Appreciation Award

YMCA of the Treasure Coast Appreciation Award

Appreciation Award

Fort Pierce Police Athletic League Appreciation Award 2005

Licenses & Certificates

Supreme Court of the State of Georgia

Admitted May 7, 2012

Northern District of Georgia

Admitted April 16, 2012

State of Georgia

Admitted by the Court to all privileges of an Attorney, Solicitor & Counselor February 16, 2012

Eastern District of Michigan

United States District Court, May 8, 2000

Supreme Court of the State of Florida

Admitted November 29, 1999

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Admitted July 16, 1997

United State District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Admitted July 15, 1997

National Institute for Trial Advocacy Diploma 

June 4, 1997

Supreme Court of Virginia Certified to Practice

April 14, 1997 (inactive)

Supreme Court of Virginia

Licensed April 14, 1997 (inactive)*

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Admitted November 1, 1989*

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Admitted December 3, 1987 (inactive)*