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David Wayne Hodges

David Wayne Hodges

Practice areas:

Wrongful Death, Trucking Accident, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Defective and Dangerous Products

About Me

As Board Certified trial attorneys with a successful track record practicing accident and personal injury law, we at Kennedy Hodges, L.L.P. combine our legal expertise, financial resources and creative strategies to deliver outstanding accident injury verdicts and settlements for our clients here in Houston and across Texas.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    19 years, 100 cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    19 years, 200 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    19 years, 2 thousand cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 20%
    19 years, 100 cases
  5. Wrongful Death: 20%
    19 years, 100 cases



Contingent (25-50%)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Kelly Earl Cook

    David is a dedicated, skilled, and insightful attorney. He easily comprehends the most difficult and complicated facts, presenting winning argument that are simple to follow and persuasive to juries, judges, and the opposing lawyer. His true gift is his remarkable ability to connect with his clients, other lawyers, and the Court. Watching David try a case is to watch a master at work; he simply commands the courtroom. David works his hardest for each and every client, and makes sure that he gets the client everything the client deserves.


    Kelly Cook Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Ricardo Jose Prieto

    David is an experienced litigator who is passionate about the law and his clients. His mastery of the law combined with his dedication, creativity and willingness to fight for what is fair, has resulted in great recoveries. I highly recommend David.


    Ricardo Prieto Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Kennedy Hodges, L.L.P.

711 W. Alabama Street
Houston, TX, 77006


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199605/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2011
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2009
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2007
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2006
Champion of JusticeTexas Watch2006
Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2004
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2003
Certified ArbitratorBetter Business Bureau1996
Invited MemberNational Order of the Barristers1996
Chief BaronOrder of the Barons1995
EditorHouston Journal of International Law1995
ChampionUniversity of Houston Law Center Hippard Mock Trial Tournament1994
Intelligence Officer of the Year AwardSea Strike Wing One1992
Best LawyerH Texas MagazineN/A
Lawyer on the Fast TrackH Texas MagazineN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateAndrews Kurth, LLP2000 - 2002
AssociateChamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin1997 - 2000
AssociateHirsch, Robinson, Sheiness & Glover, LLP/ Hirsch, Sheiness & Garcia, LLP1996 - 1997

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationTTLA PAC Chair2010 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationDirector2008 - Present
State Bar of Texas District 4 Grievance CommitteeChair2008 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Advocates2005 - 2008
Texas Assocation of Civil Trial and Appellate SpecialistsMember2005 - Present
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationBoard Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law2004 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2003 - Present
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Christian Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Professional Malpractice Case$10.7 million verdict
Brain Injury Case$3.7 million settlement
Birth Injury Case$1.8 million verdict

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Publication NameTitleDate
Legal InsightsNews LettersN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Texas A&M UniversityPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Cy-Fair Senior High SchoolN/ADiploma1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
John Barnes casePress conferences2011