Christopher G. Hoge

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Washington, DC

Crowley Hoge & Fein, P.C.
 | 1211 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-483-2900
Fax: 202-483-1365
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (50%),
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Appellate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A highly regarded civil trial and appeals attorney, Christopher G. Hoge is a member of Crowley, Hoge & Fein, P.C. From the firm's offices in Washington, D.C., he provides representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Mr. Hoge has been admitted to practice in the District of Columbia since 1975 and is also admitted to practice in Maryland, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    A 1970 Bachelor of Arts recipient from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mr. Hoge pursued his legal education at the American University Washington College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor. He then clerked for a judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia before entering private practice.  

    A significant portion of Mr. Hoge’s practice involves legal malpractice, in which he represents people and businesses that have incurred economic losses as a result of the negligence of attorneys and law firms. His experience in this regard has also included fee disputes and breaches by attorneys of the fiduciary duties that they owe to their clients. These cases can be very complex, and Mr. Hoge has developed a nationwide reputation for his prowess in handling them. He has often lectured to attorneys in Continuing Legal Education programs sponsored by the District of Columbia Bar and other organizations.  

    Mr. Hoge has significant experience in other types of civil litigation as well, including actions involving breach of contract claims. His successful track record in all of these endeavors along with his high degree of ethics have earned him a great deal of recognition from his fellow members of the bar, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
    • 40%General Litigation
    • 10%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Legal Malpractice


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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

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    About Christopher Hoge

    Admitted: 1975, Washington D.C.

    Professional Webpage:


    • Highest rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
    • Super Lawyer
    • Top Attorney in the Washington, D.C. area by the Washington Post

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Chair, District of Columbia Bar Practice Management Service Committee, 2007-08
    • Member, Superior Court of the District of Columbia Probate Education Committee, 2007 – Present
    • President, George Washington American Inn of Court, 1996-97
    • President, Bar Association of the District of Columbia, 1998-99

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Treasurer, Foundation of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Frequent Lecturer at District of Columbia Bar Legal Education Programs

    Educational Background:

    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1970
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    Office Location for Christopher G. Hoge

    1211 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Suite 300
    Washington, DC 20036

    Phone: 202-483-2900

    Fax: 202-483-1365

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    Last Updated: 1/4/2021

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