OVLG Attorney Clayton Hodges

Clayton Hodges (Of Counsel Attorney)

    Bar Number: 96110 ( Arkansas )
    Offers initial free consultation: No

    Practice Areas

    • Consumer Bankruptcy

    Contact Information

    • Location: 12225 Greenville Avenue, Suite 700, Dallas, Arkansas, 75243
    Phone: 800-530-OVLG

    Professional Experience

    • Mar 2001 to Jan 2007 - 5 yrs 9 mos
      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.
    • Mar 2001 to May 2006 - 5 yrs 2 mos
      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.
    • Sep 2006 to Jan 2007 - 4 mos
      U.S. Small Business Administration Fort Worth, TX
      Attorney [ Temporary position]
      • 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.
       
    • Feb 2007 to Jan 2009 - 1 yr 11 mos
      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.
    • Feb 2009 to Feb 2010 - 1 yr
      Law Office of Clayton Hodges Dallas, TX
      Owner
      • Solo practitioner.
      • Practice area of family law; wills and estate planning.
    • Mar 2010 to Feb 2012 - 1 yr 11 mos
      Hodges & Esh Dallas, TX, Plano, TX
      Partner
      • Practice areas of foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, home loan modification; family law; appellate law.
      • Primary financial officer for partnership.
    • Feb 2012 to Apr 2013 - 1 yr 1 mo
      Hodges, Wells, Esh & Crosland Dallas, TX, Plano, TX
      Partner
      • Practice areas of foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, home loan modification; wills and estate planning; family law; appellate law.
      • Primary financial officer for partnership.
    • May 2013 to Present - 8 yrs 3 mos
      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.

    Education

    • William H. Bowen School of Law Little Rock, AR (1992 - 1996)
      Juris Doctor Law Review Member; Associate Articles Editor; wrote Top Paper in four courses.
    • Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia, AR (1989 - 1992)
      Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Arts Degree awarded in Political Science; English minor