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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Irvine, CA

Ronald S. Hodges
Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP
100 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 600
Irvine, CA 92618
T:Work 949-340-3400
F: Fax949-340-3000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2010, 2012 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1990
Education: Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (70%), Employment & Labor (20%), Real Estate (10%)


Ronald S. Hodges is Director of Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP’s Litigation Department.  Mr. Hodges has extensive jury trial and bench trial experience in the state and federal courts and has mediated and arbitrated hundreds of other cases over his career. Mr. Hodges’ concentrates in business litigation and commercial litigation matters which include areas of the law such as employment, unfair competition, class actions, trade secrets, real estate, corporate director’s and officer’s liability, insurance coverage, legal malpractice, accounting malpractice, real estate broker malpractice and intellectual property litigation. He has also been retained to serve as a consulting and testifying expert in claims involving legal malpractice and legal ethics. He is admitted to practice law in California and Washington D.C.

Mr. Hodges graduated with a B.A. in History from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles in 1987. His minor studies were in Business Administration and Psychology. While at LMU he was the University’s Student Body President, engaged in volunteer work through the LMU’s Crimson Circle organization, played Division I intercollegiate baseball, and was a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. Mr. Hodges’ commitment to the University and surrounding community was recognized by numerous awards at graduation. He received his J.D. from Loyola University School of Law in Los Angeles, California. He has also received awards for his excellence in trial skills and advanced trial skills.

Active in the professional community, Mr. Hodges has spoken and presented continuing education seminars on various topics related to business litigation, trial strategies and ethics. Mr. Hodges is also involved in his local community and volunteers at local schools.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2010, 2012 - 2016

About Ronald Hodges

Admitted: 1990, California

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Last Updated: 9/14/2015
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