Ken N. Hodge
Kenneth N. (“Ken”) Hodge is a lifelong resident of Virginia. Ken grew up in the Richmond area and attended Monacan High School in Chesterfield before moving to Charlottesville to attend the University of Virginia in 1989. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from UVa in 1993, Ken attended George Mason University School of Law. Ken received his Juris Doctor from George Mason in December 1996 and was licensed to practice in the Commonwealth in October of 1997.
Before entering private practice, Ken worked for several months as a Law Clerk for a constitutional law firm in the Washington D.C. area. He then moved to Roanoke and began practice in a small general practice law firm, concentrating primarily on family law and criminal defense, while also handling civil litigation, personal injury, and bankruptcy cases.
In 2001, Ken took a position with a well established domestic relations law firm in Arlington, concentrating his practice in divorce and family law. He changed firms in 2005 to another established domestic law firm in Stafford and accepted a partnership the following year.
Simmons and Hodge, PLC was established in June of 2023, where Ken continues to concentrate his practice in divorce and family law, while also handling criminal defense matters that arise from family law issues. Ken’s primary practice areas are divorce, marital property division, marital separation agreements, child custody, child support, visitation, spousal support, and domestic abuse.
Ken is a member of the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association (FABA), Family Law Section, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA), Family Law Section. He was the Chairman of the FABA Family Law Section in 2011-2012. Ken has authored a number of articles on divorce and family law that are available on this website. Though he currently practices in the Fredericksburg area and surrounding counties such as Stafford and Spotsylvania, Ken has practiced and litigated cases in numerous jurisdictions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia during his career, including Fairfax, Prince William, Arlington, the City of Alexandria, Loudoun, Winchester, Albemarle, Roanoke (City and County), Salem, Franklin, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Lancaster, and Westmoreland.