Former Attorney General Terry Goddard appointed Louis Hoffman. Commissioner Hoffman earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his law degree from Harvard Law School. Mr. Hoffman moved to Arizona in 1984 and joined the law firm of Brown & Bain. In 1991 Commissioner Hoffman started the law firm of Louis J. Hoffman, P.C. (now the Hoffman Patent Firm) to assist inventors and companies in protecting patents, copyrights, and trademarks. As one of the original drafters of the Citizens Clean Elections Act, Commissioner Hoffman has been at the forefront of campaign finance reform in Arizona. Commissioner Hoffman has been married to his wife, Kathy, for 24 years and has two children, Seth and Ellie. His term will expire on January 31, 2014.