68th Judicial District Court

Hon. Martin Hoffman, Presiding

George L. Allen, Sr. Courts Building – 600 Commerce Street, 5th Floor New Tower, Dallas, TX 75202
Court Phone: (214) 653-6510
E-mail: chalatyn@dallascourts.org


Judge Hoffman was elected last November to the 68th District Court. In addition, Judge Hoffman has been selected by his peers to serve as the asbestos liaison for Dallas County. He was appointed by DBA President to co-chair next year's bench bar committee and the Summer Law Intern program committee. He was also selected as a DAYL fellow.

Prior to taking the bench, Judge Hoffman was a practicing civil litigator for thirteen years. He initially worked for the law offices of Windle Turley and later became the litigation manager for the law firm of Smoger & Associates. Judge Hoffman received his degree in economics from Trinity University and graduated from University of Texas Law School.

Judge Hoffman was very involved with the community prior to taking office. He served as president of the Dallas Homeowners League for three years and served on that board for over a decade. While on that board, he trained over a thousand neighborhood leaders. He was also elected to the Board of Trustees for Dallas County Schools for over five years where he was elected as Vice President of that board.