David J. Hodge

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Huntsville, AL

Morris, King and Hodge
 | 200 Pratt Avenue NE, Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-536-0588
Fax: 256-533-1504
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010, 2012
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

David J. Hodge is committed to providing excellent client service because he enjoys helping others and serving as an advocate for those in need of strong representation. He is passionate about defending the rights of injured clients, as well as preserving a vital section of the economy by representing the interests of small businesses. At Morris, King and Hodge, Mr. Hodge focuses primarily on insurance law, product liability, mass torts and business litigation. 

Mr. Hodge's achievements have included numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. He enjoys the chance to help clients and their families receive the compensation they deserve after being harmed by another's negligence. As a result, Mr. Hodge is highly sought after for the most complex business and personal injury cases. Mr. Hodge received his undergraduate degree from Samford University and earned his Juris Doctor from The University of Alabama School of Law, graduating with honors in 2000. During his time there, he served as senior editor of the school's law review.

 

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Insurance Coverage (30%)

Business Litigation (30%)

Personal Injury - General (20%)

Personal Injury - Products (20%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2010, 2012

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About David Hodge

Admitted: 2000, Alabama

Professional Webpage: http://www.mkhlawyers.com/our-firm/about-us/david-hodge/

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America - Business and "Bet the Company" Litigation
  • With Honors, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Hugo Black Scholar; George "Peach" Taylor Trial Advocacy; Senior Law Review Editor; Cum Laude Honors
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Business and "Bet the Compay" Litigation. 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.  Listed as Personal Injury Lawyers of the Year 2018., The Best Lawyers in America, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Civil Rules Committee for the U.S. District for the Northern District of Alabama
  • Litigation Support Groups: American Association for Justice (pediatric injuries in lawnmower accidents) and Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) (in building materials)
  • Alabama State Bar Association's Judicial Liaison Committee

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Usher First United Methodist Church, Huntsville Alabama Board of Directors for Alabama Association for Justice Driver Safety Scholarship Taxi Tow for Safe Streets Volunteer with Indian Princesses      

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, American Association for Justice Sections Products Liability, Insurance and "Litigation at Sunrise"
  • Speaker, Mass Torts Made Perfect and the Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Education Regarding Products Liability
  • Senior Editor of the Law Review, University of Alabama School of Law

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Lead counsel resulting in a $17,500,000 jury verdict regarding the sale of a log skidder.  $2,000,000 verdict regarding a collision with a drunk driver., 2009
  • Hodge has won more than $30 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients and he's done so in state and federal courts all over the U.S., including California, Oklahoma, Illinois, New York, Tennessee, Louisiana, Georgia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Lead counsel resulting in a $3,200,000 jury verdict against a livestock brokerage regarding the sell of livestock and subsequent intentional interfence with the Plaintiff's business., 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Appointed Co-Chair, Settlement Committee for Blue Cross Blue Shield MDL, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Samford University, Birmingham, B.A. in Political Science, 1997
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Office Location for David J. Hodge

200 Pratt Avenue NE
Huntsville, AL 35801

Phone: 256-536-0588

Fax: 256-533-1504

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Last Updated: 6/17/2019

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