Clayton Hodges (Of Counsel Attorney)

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Personal Information

State: Arkansas

Offer initial Free counsultation: No

Practice Areas: Consumer Bankruptcy

Bar Admission: 96110


Court Admission: Admitted in the Eastern and Western District of Arkansas


Contact Information

Address: 12225 Greenville Avenue, Suite 700, Dallas, Texas 75243.
Phone: 800-530-OVLG

Professional Experience

May 1, 2013-present Hodges Law Firm Dallas, TX
Owner
Solo practitioner.
Practice areas of foreclosure defense; bankruptcy; home loan modification; wills and estate planning family law; appellate law in multi-jurisdictional practice.

February 15, 2012-April 30, 2013 Hodges, Wells, Esh & Crosland Dallas, TX, Plano, TX
Partner
Partner/manager
Practice areas of foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, home loan modification; wills and estate planning; family law; appellate law.
Primary financial officer for partnership.

March 1, 2010-February 14, 2012 Hodges & Esh Dallas, TX, Plano, TX
Partner
Partner/manager
Practice areas of foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, home loan modification; family law; appellate law.
Primary financial officer for partnership.

February 1, 2009-February 28, 2010 Law Office of Clayton Hodges Dallas, TX
Owner
Solo practitioner.
Practice area of family law; wills and estate planning

February 12, 2007-January 15, 2009 Texas Attorney General-Child Support Division Dallas, TX
Assistant Attorney General
Represented State of Texas in Title IV-D cases in family courts, with primary emphasis on enforcement of child-support orders; establishment of parental rights; and modification of orders as needed.
Handled high volume of cases.
Recognized for quality of work with merit bonuses.

September 11, 2006-January 15, 2007 U.S. Small Business Administration Fort Worth, TX
Attorney
Assisted homeowners seeking disbursement of federal funds for rebuilding efforts in wake of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma.
Reviewed loan documents, security agreements, property title, and other related documents to insure valid security interests and meeting of federal guidelines.
Temporary position

March 5, 2001-May 31, 2006 Arkansas Attorney General-Criminal Division Little Rock, AR
Assistant Attorney General
Represented State in appeals from criminal convictions statewide in state appellate courts and the United States Supreme Court.
Consistently recognized for quantity and quality of work with merit raises and bonuses.

January 2, 2007-March 4, 2001 Prosecuting Attorney-2nd Judicial District Jonesboro, AR, Trumann, AR
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Represented State in criminal prosecutions in state trial courts.
Represented State in election disputes in state courts of general jurisdiction.
Represented petitioners in cases seeking involuntary admission of persons with mental illnesses.

Education

Juris Doctor
Law Review Member; Associate Articles Editor; wrote Top Paper in four courses.
August 1992-May 1996 William H. Bowen School of Law Little Rock, AR

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts Degree awarded in Political Science; English minor
August 1989-May 1992 Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia, AR

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