Russell Hodges

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Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Personal Injury
  • Will & Trust Disputes
  • Divorce
  • Asset Protection
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Fiduciary Litigation


I have devoted more than thirty years of practice to:

  • Helping people protect their assets and those of their elderly parents and loved ones;
  • Creating legal structures where they can grow those assets, safely;
  • Providing vehicles to pass those assets along, safely and securely to those they love.

As an honors graduate of Vanderbilt University, I learned from some of the nation's finest minds. As a lawyer, honored by my peers with the AV Preeminent Rating (the highest possible), I strive to provide my clients with the finest, safest, and best results. I would be honored to serve you and your legal needs as I strive to exceed your expectations.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee


  • Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Cum Laude
    • Major: History


  • AV Preeminent Ranking By Judges And Peers - Top Ranking in America
  • Top 50 Verdicts in Georgia
  • Ten Best Estate Planning Attorneys in Georgia (American Institute of Legal Counsel)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Verdict Club
  • Listed in the Atlanta Journal Constitution as one of the Top Lawyers in Georgia (2018)
  • “Top 1% of Lawyers in America” (2020 The American Registry)
  • Rated “Excellence in Law” (2020 Lawyers of Distribution)

Professional Associations

  • Founder of the North Georgia Elder Care Alliance
  • Member of the Elder Law Section of Georgia State Bar
  • Boy Scouts of America - Etowah District, Fundraising Chairman
  • NE Georgia Chapter of Red Cross, Former Member of Board of Directors
  • Planning Council, Forsyth County Republican Party
  • Former Mayor, Germantown, TN