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Robert is a Board Certified Specialist since the first year this specialty was recognized by the North Carolina State Bar in 2000. He requalified every 5 years in 2006,2011. 

Robert has been recognized by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory as "AV rated" since 1997 which is the highest recognition for ethics and professional ability in his field based upon professional peers.

He is married to Donna Hodgman and has three children and 5 grandchildren. The family includes two other attorneys,Heather Hodgman Jahnes and Kimberly Hodgman Murphy. Heather has practiced  in the family law firm for over 10 years with her father.Kimberly practices in Dallas,Texas but was a former firm paralegal before going to law  school . Robert's son, Hamilton, is a civil engineer in Vermont..

The firm prides itself on being family oriented and with three family members employed, and works with all types of injury claims including Workers Compensation,Social Security disability, Disability insurance ( LTD) and personal injury/auto and other types of accidents. We generally work on a contingent fee basis and offer free initial consultations. 


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 70%
    41 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    43 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Social Security: 10%
    26 years, 150 cases



Contingent (20-35%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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The Hodgman Law Firm, P.A.

PO Box 3245
Greensboro, NC, 27402-3245


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified Specialist - Workers' Compensation LawNorth Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization2015
Fellow of the College of Workers Compensation LawyersAmerican Bar Association2014
Top Injured Worker's AttorneysWorkers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President/OwnerHodgman Law Firm P.A.1997 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina State BarBd. Certified Specialist in workers Compensation2011 - Present
Workers Injury Law and Advocacy GroupBoard of Directors2002 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeWorkers compensation section1996 - Present
North Carolina State BarBd. Certified Specialist in Workers Compensation2006 - 2011
North Carolina State BarBoard Certified Specialist in Workers Compensation Law2000 - 2006
North Carolina Bar AssociationWorkers Compensation Section, Chairman1997 - 1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Duke UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1969