Hermosa Beach Law Firm
The law office of Hodges & Thomas was founded in 1982. We have served the greater Southern California area in all areas of personal injury, including motor vehicle accidents, products liability, [Link to Products Liability Practice Center Page] toxic torts, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and premises liability. We also provide services to individuals and businesses in the areas of bad faith insurance claims, consumer protection, business matters, commercial litigation, estate planning, probate litigation and alternative dispute resolution. To speak with one of our skilled California attorneys, contact us, Hodges & Thomas, for a free initial consultation.
Benefits of a Small Firm
As a small, experienced law firm, we are able to offer each client personal and individualized attention when addressing and resolving their legal matters. We provide a free initial consultation at which time we carefully listen to our clients to understand their goals and identify the important legal issues involved with their case.
Because every client and every case is unique, our approach depends on the circumstances involved. We work hard to get the best result for our clients and aim to meet the objectives we establish together. We prepare each case as if it were going to trial. We use the approach that will best maximize recovery to meet our clients' needs, whether it is by way of settlement, mediation, arbitration or trial. Whatever approach is required, we are experienced and well prepared to move forward and achieve the best possible results for our clients.
Skilled Lawyers and Staff
Our attorneys have the legal qualifications, knowledge and experience to provide clients with superior legal representation. We provide efficient and cost-effective services, while taking the time necessary to fully understand our clients' needs. Our lawyers are dedicated to the advancement and professionalism of the practice of law and are AV-rated under Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review RatingTM process*., Our firm is committed to staying abreast of any changes in the law through seminars and educational programs.
Community and Professional Involvement
We maintain our practice largely through referrals from satisfied clients, attorneys and involvement with community organizations, which demonstrates our experience and reputation within the community. We are actively involved in the community and in local, state and national bar associations. We are members of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the South Bay Bar Association. Our attorneys are also actively involved in the American Inns of Court, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform and the American Association of Retired People (AARP).
Unique Experience of Our Attorneys
The members of our Hermosa Beach law firm have backgrounds and work experience in many relevant areas helping to serve our clients' legal needs. Robert Hodges has experience working as a claims adjuster in the insurance industry. Based on his experience, he understands not only what is required to establish a case, but he is aware of the techniques insurance companies employ to undermine a legitimate claim. Richard Thomas has extensive training as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and as a first aid teacher. His work with police, paramedics and fire personnel is a valuable asset in his investigation of accidents and determination of the cause.
To speak with one of our skilled attorneys, contact us, Hodges & Thomas, today.
*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.