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Velda K. Hofacker

Senior Assistant Attorney General
Court of Claims Defense Section
Office: 614-466-7447
Velda has been an Assistant Attorney General in the Court of Claims Defense Section of the Ohio Attorney General's Office since June of 1988.  Velda has handled hundreds of cases involving a myriad of substantive areas of law before the Court of Claims, the Tenth District Court of Appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court.  She has served as a volunteer in the AGO Professional Development Program, Pro Bono/Patriot Programs, and Veterans’ Advisory Committee.  In 2004, Velda was selected for membership in the Ohio State Bar Foundation (OSBF), Ohio’s only professional honorary for attorneys/judges and the charitable arm of the OSBA.  She has served on numerous committees and is currently a member of the OSBF Board of Trustees and Chair of the Membership Committee.  In addition to the work she does for the Foundation, Velda serves in leadership roles with numerous community and charitable organizations.  

  • George Washington University National Law Center, J.D.
  • University of Akron, B.A.