Monday, March 10, 2014

Learn More About John D. Hodson


The firm’s managing partner, John D. Hodson, has served as Chair of the Family Law Section/Executive Committee of the California State Bar, with over 3,500 family law attorney members. A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Mr. Hodson obtained his undergraduate degree from Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida with honors and his Law Degree from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In addition to the Supreme Courts of California and Pennsylvania, Mr. Hodson is also admitted to federal practice before the U.S. Court of Military Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Mr. Hodson was a member of Phi Alpha Delta and taught Trial Advocacy at The Judge Advocate General’s Air University, an ABA accredited school of law. He has also taught Business Law, Real Estate Law, and Criminal Justice at various colleges and universities, and has lectured on family law topics throughout the State. Mr. Hodson testifies before the California legislature on pending bills impacting family law. He is a retired Air Force Judge Advocate, a former Federal Prosecutor and Federal Defender, and has served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Solano County Superior Courts. Mr. Hodson is designated a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He serves as private judge in family law cases, and was the first family law attorney in Solano County to be named to the list of California Super Lawyers. He was twice named Boss of the Year by the Solano County Legal Secretaries’ Association.


Mr. Hodson is a member of the California, Pennsylvania, and Solano County Bar Associations, the Air Force Association, the Air Force Sergeants’ Association (past international president), the Salvation Army Advisory Board, the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, and has Chaired the California State Bar Family Law Section and its Executive Committee (FLEXCOM), responsible for drafting and reviewing family law legislation and educating family law attorneys throughout California.

Mr. Hodson enjoys fine wine, a good cigar, and cruising on his boat.

Practice Areas
Family Law (all areas)
Litigation/Mediation/Arbitration/Private Judge/Minor’s Counsel

Phone: (707) 452-9606
Fax: (707) 452-9607

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