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DUNTON, SIMMONS & DUNTON, LLP

Attorneys and Advocates

Telephone            (804) 435-4000

Toll Free                (800) 435-1611

Fax                         (804) 435-1614

678 Rappahannock Drive

White Stone, Virginia 22578

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John is passionate about the simple pleasures of rural living, particularly hunting and fishing. Just as comfortable in field gear as in a board meeting, he often bookends work days with the a trip to the marsh or the solitude of a tree stand. 

JOHN C. HODGES

PARTNER

Commercial Transactions

Banking Law

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As the leader of our commercial law practice, John advises more businesses than any other lawyer in the region. He comes by it naturally with the strongest work ethic in the firm and hands-on experience managing a variety of businesses before his legal career.

Clients also count on the diversity of John's experience, including three valuable years he spent in the office of Pennsylvania's general counsel under Governor Tom Ridge.

He has built a reputation of responsiveness and high caliber legal work that has expanded our firm's business law practice far beyond its traditional base of local entrepreneurs, routinely managing business transactions worth millions of dollars.  

John is perennially selected to Virginia Business Magazine's list of elite attorneys, recognizing him as one of the top 3% of business lawyers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

Early in his career, Pleasant Living magazine named John the "Best Kept Secret" among Virginia attorneys. Our clients will tell you that he is not a secret any more.

EDUCATION

Widener University School of Law, J.D., With Honors, 1998

East Carolina University, B.S. Summa Cum Laude,1994