Gerald K. Hodge (Partner)
Mr. Hodge limits his practice to business counseling, real estate, special district municipal law, and estate planning. He has been providing innovative and imaginative solutions for businesses, families, and special districts for over 20 years. He has received the Leading Lawyers designation, representing the highest recommendation by his peers. He is a trusted and dedicated lawyer with a broad range of business and estate experience.
He was admitted to the practice of law in Illinois in 1984. He is also admitted to the United States Tax Court and to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
He graduated from Batavia High School in 1977. He received his undergraduate degree from Augustana College in 1981 and his law degree from Valparaiso University in 1984.
He was associate editor of the Valparaiso Law Review, a position based on academic merit and scholarship.
He has been a past lecturer at continuing legal education programs sponsored by the Kane County Bar Association in the areas of business counseling and estate planning.
He is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), the Kane County Bar Association (KCBA), the American Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a past member of the Fox Valley Estate Planning Council.
Mr. Hodge was born in Geneva, Illinois. He is a lifelong resident of the Fox Valley. He has been married to his wife, Lisa, for more than 25 years, and they have two adult children. He enjoys golf, fishing, zymurgy, and socializing with friends and family.
He was active for years in the Boy Scouts of America in Elburn and was the Scoutmaster of troop seven. He has volunteered in several roles for local non-profit organizations, coached youth sports and acted as legal counsel to local organizations on a pro bono basis.
"As a transactional attorney, my clients count on me to get the deal right - both as a matter of contract language and as a matter of counsel on what can and should be done to best protect their interests. I treat each transaction as the most important transaction in my clients’ lives and it often is just that."
- Gerry Hodge