May 1, 2023 – Press Release
MJA is excited to announce that Chip Hodge – who joined our firm last July – has moved into a full-time role as Partner. Chip’s practice areas include military administrative and criminal defense, civil litigation, and family law.
Chip, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps, last served as the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate for Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces South, an organization of approximately 100,000 Marines serving in an active or reserve status.
Before that, Chip was hand-selected to serve as Deputy, Military Justice Branch, Judge Advocate Division at Headquarters Marine Corps, Pentagon. Chip also served as Senior Trial Counsel and Deputy Officer-in-Charge at the Legal Services Support Section-National Capital Region and Marine Forces Reserve.
Chip received his Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law, his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics, and his Bachelor of Arts in International Business from Rhodes College (TN). He is a member of the Georgia and South Carolina bar.
Chips lives in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains with his wife and kids and their newfoundland, Memphis. In his spare time, Chip enjoys playing soccer, watching the Pelicans play basketball, and working as a gentleman farmer.