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Aggressive Criminal Defense in Baton Rouge and Denham Springs

If you have been arrested, do not take it lightly. You may be on your way to having a permanent blot on your criminal record that could come back to haunt you years from now. A blot that often is not necessary if you have a good, experienced criminal defense lawyer. You want to ensure that your rights are protected from the outset to avoid a criminal conviction that could have a lifetime impact on you and your family. Hodges Law Firm is a Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based law firm. Russell Hodges has more than 30 years of experience handling criminal investigations, plea bargains, and legal proceedings in Louisiana courts.


Areas Of Practice Under Criminal Law:

Former Prosecutor Turned Aggressive Defender

Attorney Russell Ruben Hodges II has been a trial lawyer since graduating from LSU Law School in 1987. He has represented clients in courtrooms throughout Louisiana. Prior to starting a private practice, he worked as a prosecutor for the Louisiana Attorney General's Office. Working as a prosecutor gives him an advantage anticipating strategies used by the prosecution to build a case against you. This allows him the foresight to develop your options and work toward the best possible outcome for you.

Mr. Hodges works hard to succeed on behalf of clients in the Denham Springs City Court, Walker City Court, Baton Rouge City Court, Livingston Parish District Court, E.B.R. Parish District Court, West Baton Rouge Parish District Court, Tangipahoa Parish District Court and St. Helena Parish District Court. Baton Rouge criminal defense attorney Russell Ruben Hodges II handles cases involving:

  • Felonies: Homicide, Burglary, Robbery, Sex Crimes
  • Drug Crimes: Cocaine, Marijuana, Meth., Prescription Drugs (possession, sale, distribution)
  • DWI: Drunk Driving, Accidents, Vehicular Homicide
  • Theft and Property Crimes: Robbery, Theft, Trespassing, Juvenile Offenses
  • Assault and Battery: Domestic Violence, School Fights, Bar Fights
  • Hunting Offenses: Gun Offenses, Trespassing
  • Post-conviction Matters: Expungement, Record Sealing
  • Misdemeanors

Want to Turn Yourself In?

Clients sometimes come to the firm when there has been an arrest warrant issued for their arrest. Russell Hodges will take the time to review the facts of your case, explore your options, and help you take the right steps to protect your rights within the criminal justice system and help you avoid unnecessary police confrontations. From setting bail through trial, Attorney Hodges will aggressively work to minimize charges and penalties in your case.

Clientes Españoles

Within the community, Attorney Russell Ruben Hodges II understands the diverse and unique needs of every client. He also knows that criminal investigations and convictions can impact the lives of every client. He has represented more than 100 Spanish-speaking clients; he is prepared to handle your case from interrogations through trial and he can aggressively defend your legal rights in court. Este abogado habla espanol.

Call 225-665-5454 or contact us by e-mail to schedule an initial consultation or case evaluation with a Baton Rouge/Livingston Parish DWI attorney.

Hodges Law Firm offers affordable legal services to the diverse population of East Baton Rouge, Ascension Parish, and Livingston Parish. Spanish language services are available · Se habla español · Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday · Evening and weekend appointments available upon request.

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Hodges Law Firm
6513 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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