Our attorneys are licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, and one attorney is also licensed in the State of New York and the District of Columbia. More than half of the firm's partners and counsel hold preeminent AV-certification from Martindale Hubbell, an authoritative resource for information on the worldwide legal profession.
Jeff Evans has practiced law in Central Ohio since 1981. He has a wealth of experience representing individuals and small businesses in all aspects of real estate, estate planning, business, business succession planning and elder law.
Scott Hoffman practiced law with a large firm in New York and Washington D.C. before joining the firm in 1996. He has represented financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governments, small businesses and individuals in a variety of U.S. and international legal matters. He has written extensively about business law and project finance.
Ian Evans is a 2013 graduate of Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law. He joined the firm in November 2013 as an associate. He practices primarily in business law, real estate, guardianships, probate and estate planning.
Robert E. Evans, Jr.
Robert E. Evans, Jr. practiced law in Union County for over 50 years.
A 1955 graduate of Ohio Northern University, he was salutatorian of his class. Bob was admitted to the Ohio Bar later that year. In 1955 he formed Allen & Evans, with Robert F. Allen.
In 1957, just two years after he graduated from law school, Bob was elected as the first Union County Judge. Judge Evans held that position until 1960. In 1960, he became the Marysville Municipal Court Judge, a position he held until 1982.
In 1981, the firm name became Evans & Evans when Jeffrey Evans joined the practice.
Judge Evans served on many boards, including as a founding member of the Union County Foundation.