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Russell Ruben Hodges II

Russell Ruben Hodges II

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Russell Hodges is the owner and operator of the Hodges Law Firm. He has been licensed to practice law since graduating from LSU Law School in 1987. In 1996 Russell opened a private law practice, after having previously worked as a State's Attorney and for other lawyers. He handles all manner of Family Law cases, these cases range from simple divorces to contested child custody and visitation, including child support and spousal support. He also handles cases brought by the State against individuals, examples of such cases are OCS (child welfare cases) or DDS (support enforcement). He has also handled numerous cases involving Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders and/or Injunctions. Russell is also available for cases involving the partition (splitting) of community property.


If you are have criminal charges pending against you, whether felony or misdemeanor, Russell has extensive criminal defense experience too.


Se habla español

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Criminal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science


  • Instructor: D.W.I. Defense Seminar, Baton Rouge College, April 17, 2004
  • Instructor: Law Office Administration, Baton Rouge College, March 22, 2004 - May 5, 2004
  • Instructor: American Federal Government, Southeastern Louisiana University, August 26, 1996 - December 15, 1996
  • Instructor: Moot Court, L.S.U. Law School, February 18, 1987 - April 28, 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 21st Judicial District Court Bar Association, Member (Sect./Treasurer, 2000-2001)
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member, October 9, 1987 - Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Louisiana, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Capital Area Legal Services Pro-Bono Project, 2008


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish


  • Sigma Chi

Contact Information

Hodges Law Firm
6513 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-665-5454
Fax: 225-767-4486
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