Dan Ballintine Receives Bob Hoffman Community Service Award


Larkin Hoffman is pleased to announce that Dan Ballintine has been honored as the recipient of the firm’s Bob Hoffman Community Service Award for 2017. The firm presents the Bob Hoffman Community Service Award annually to an employee who best demonstrates an exemplary commitment to community service.

Dan has a distinguished history of community involvement, including his nearly nine years of service as a member of the Board of Directors of Bridging, Inc. “Dan’s work with Bridging and his enthusiastic support of those trying to find their way out of poverty is a source of pride for all of us at the firm.” Larkin Hoffman President Bill Griffith said. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to recognize him for his service to Bridging.”

Dan has been Bridging’s secretary for several of his years with the organization and is the chair of its personnel committee, where he uses his skills and experience as a labor and employment law specialist to provide free consultation with Bridging’s executive director and staff on personnel-related issues. He has also been an avid supporter of Bridging’s fundraising activities. Dan, along with Larkin Hoffman, has sponsored the organization’s well-known “Subway Bedrace for Bridging” at Buck Hill in Burnsville, as well as its annual gala.

Dan is a litigator who represents companies in employment-related claims. He has developed a specialty for handling cases that involve temporary restraining orders. Dan also acts as general counsel for clients across a broad range of industries and represents all types of businesses including senior care conglomerates, manufacturing companies, retail establishments and service firms.

About the Award
Each year, Larkin Hoffman employees nominate co-workers they identify as someone who most exemplifies the spirit of service to the community that was established as a guiding principle for the firm by founder Bob Hoffman. Throughout his career, Bob earned a reputation as a great real estate and land use attorney as well as a man who generously gave back to his community. It is in honor of Bob that the firm established this award.