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Charlie Hodges

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With more than 35 years of family law experience, Charlie has been the lead counsel in divorce and custody trials, both jury and non-jury, throughout Texas, and has successfully settled hundreds of divorce disputes in mediation.

His clients include Fortune 500 executives, professional athletes, entrepreneurs, lawyers, doctors and “just plain folks.” His clients are evenly split between husbands and wives.

Charlie has been named a Texas Super Lawyer for 20 years. He is the past chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and he has been certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as an expert in family law in Texas.

Charlie believes in keeping clients thoroughly informed and giving them realistic expectations about the range of possible results of the divorce. In addition, Charlie works regularly with the region's leading advisors and experts in areas such as tax law, accounting, trusts, financial planning, and forensic accounting as well as therapists, counselors and psychologists in custody matters. Charlie is also a trained family law mediator and arbitrator.



  • Vanderbilt University
  • Bachelors Degree, University of Texas at Austin
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Texas at Austin

Professional Activities:

  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2003-2022 (20 years)
  • Dan Price Award 2016 - presented by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas in recognition of an unreserved commitment to clients and the legal profession.
  • Board Certified In Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1989.
  • Past Chair, Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (past member Board of Governors)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Texas Chapter, Past President
  • Former member and former Vice-Chair, American Bar Association’s Family Law Committee of the International Law Section
  • Member, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association’s Family Law Section (former Board of Directors)
  • Past Chair, Family Law Section's Pro Bono Committee of the State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Family Law Foundation – Immediate Past President
  • Life Member, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation (past member, Board of Directors)
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow-International Academy of Family Lawyers

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Texas
  • Special Counsel, Secretary of State, State of Texas
  • Special Assistant, United States Senator Lloyd Bentsen
  • Charlie is also a trained family law mediator and arbitrator

Why Choose Us?

Committed to Protecting What Matters Most
  • 100+ Years of Combined Experience

    Our team is uniquely equipped with the experience and insight of seasoned veterans and the agility of some of the brightest minds in law.

  • Adapting to Your Needs

    Whether you prefer to visit us in one of our offices or meet using video conference, we're ready to help you in any capacity you need.

  • A Team-Based, Collaborative Environment

    Our clients always come first. We work with you as a team to determine a strategy to help achieve your goals while keeping a realistic view.

  • Integrity & Honesty Are Everything

    From our first meeting to the conclusion of your case, we stand by the quality of our work. We always strive to do right by our clients.

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