MAURA J. HOFF

ATTORNEY

400 S. Walnut Street, Suite 200
Muncie, IN 47305

mhoff@defur.com
765-216-0169 (direct)
765-288-3651 (main)

Maura joined DeFur Voran in October 2017, bringing her legal experience to the areas of business, zoning, municipal, and governmental relations.  Ms. Hoff has represented numerous elected officials and appointed bodies throughout Indiana and has also served in an administrative judicial capacity for a variety of local and state agencies.

Ms. Hoff assists local nonprofit corporations with formation, tax exemptions, board development, and compliance matters. She also represents developers and property owners in rezoning, variance, and subdivision matters before administrative boards.

As part of her undergraduate and legal education, Maura lived in Strasbourg, France, where she studied European culture and legal systems.  She is a graduate of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series, the State’s foremost leadership program for women in politics.  She was named to the SuperLawyers “Rising Stars” list six years in a row.  Maura resides in Yorktown with her husband, Ryan, and their daughter.

 

Practice Areas

Business, Real Estate, Education and Government,

 

Education

Centre College (B.A., 2002)
Ohio Northern University (J.D., 2005)

 

Bar Admissions

Indiana, Ohio

 

Admitted to Practice Before

United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana

 

Awards and Recognition

Nominee, ATHENA Young Professional Award, 2019
Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Presenter, Tips for an Effective Public Meeting, Indiana Association of Counties Annual Conference, 2019
Moderator, Ethics Panel, National Election Law Seminar, 2011
Up & Coming Lawyer of the Year, Indiana Lawyer, 2009
Business Member of the Year, Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, 2008

 

Community Service and Leadership

Muncie Civic Theatre, 1st Vice-President, Board of Directors, 2019-present
Muncie Civic Theatre, Education Committee, 2018-present
Community Enhancement Projects, Inc., Board of Directors, 2019-present
YWCA of Central Indiana, Board of Directors, 2020-present
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Indiana Chapter, Board of Directors, 2019-present
Deacon, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, 2016-2018
Second Vice-Moderator, Presbyterian Women, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, 2017-2018
Academy for Community  Leadership, Delaware County, 2018
Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series, Class of 2009
Indiana Leadership Forum, 2007