Rachel Hodges

Associate Attorney

Hodges_RachelWhile working as a state attorney with the child support office, Chattanooga divorce attorney Rachel Hodges saw that most people need a guide to understand how the judicial system works. Ms. Hodges strives to help each of her clients manage the process most effectively and strives to present the best case possible regardless of the issue at hand.

“Every client deserves an attorney who is knowledgeable, well prepared, efficient and punctual,” Ms. Hodges said. “I strive to provide those things for those I represent.”

Ms. Hodges has seen a variety of cases during her career and understands the complexities of working with family and domestic law.

“No one wants to encounter the marital and family issues that bring them to an attorney’s office,” Ms. Hodges said, “but I hope to make the process less stressful and to provide clients with the support and advocacy they need and deserve in reaching a resolution of their case.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Hodges is licensed in Tennessee and Mississippi.

Education

Ms.  Hodges graduated summa cum laude from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Hodges worked as a state attorney with the Hamilton County child support office. She also worked with a civil litigation firm in Chattanooga working on a variety of cases including insurance defense litigation, worker’s compensation, premises liability, automobile liability and family domestic law.

Associations

Ms. Hodges is a member of the Chattanooga Bar Association.

Reviews

5/5

“Rachel handled everything with the utmost professionalism…”

5/5

“Rachel has been very thorough. She works hard to help me understand. I’m 70 years old and dealing with Bell’s Palsy which make it harder than most I’m sure. I really appreciate her help.”

5/5

“… It’s awesome how helpful and caring your attorneys are. I would rate you all a 10 in a world of 5s. Rachel is very good at providing all the options. And [the litigation manager] was great too. I’ve recommended your firm to all the other parents in my parental alienation group. …”

5/5

“Rachel was absolutely awesome! She handled my case beautifully. She has a personal human touch that just can’t be taught. She is a real asset to your firm. In fact, every staff member I communicated with was pleasant and professional.”

5/5

“Rachel is doing an outstanding job, especially this week while she’s been trying to wrap things up.  She’s more than a lawyer.  She’s very concerned and really worries about getting the best outcome for her clients.  What can I say, she works from the heart.  I probably have one of the more difficult cases, and she’s been phenomenal.”

5/5

“Rachel was very good! I don’t have any complaints. … Rachel always explained things to me clearly and anytime I had a question, she had an answer. I was so pleased.”

5/5

“Rachel is very quick to reply to emails and phone calls. She always discusses the details of things with me to make sure we are on the same page. She has really exceeded my expectations.”

5/5

“I feel like I have had and continue to have any of my concerns handled and explained to me in an understanding way. I have no complaints whatsoever up to this point with the way my case is being handled and feel comfortable that Ms. Hodges is looking out for my best interest. I am very pleased thus far.”

5/5

“Rachel did an awesome job! [She is] very intelligent and knows the law very well. I have no complaints. Everyone made me feel very comfortable, and [I] felt like my case was very important to them. Rachel did an amazing job, helped in every way possible and thought outside the box when necessary. She stayed on top of everything and was very quick to respond to me when I had questions or concerns dealing with my situation. I have no regrets in choosing Cordell & Cordell.”

5/5

“Rachel has done a tremendous job. She keeps me updated, and I feel like I’ve been bothering her more than I should, but she has been great. She is very professional and pleasant to work with.”

5/5

“Everything has been great! Rachel has been very professional and well above board. She is always straight to point and keeps things moving along.”

5/5

“I do appreciate Rachel’s ability to look at my case in broad strokes but also be able to really know the ins and outs and keep on top of everything from a micro-level. She employed our strategy and it seemed to work. Rachel always made me feel secure.”

5/5

“Rachel is very professional. Rachel gives good ideas and suggestions; it’s not all on me to generate ideas. That takes some pressure off of me and makes me feel as though I am in good hands.”