W. William Hodes is the president and owner of The William Hodes Law Firm, which was formed in July 1999 to provide representation, consultation, expert testimony, legal opinions, and other counsel a nd assistance to lawyers in the areas of the law of lawyering, and constitutional, appellate, Supreme Court, and other complex litigation. An honors graduate of Harvard College (1966) and Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey (1969), Bill is admitted to practice in Indiana and Florida, having resigned long-term memberships in the Louisiana and New Jersey Bars.
Hodes is also Professor Emeritus of Law at Indiana University, where he taught professional responsibility, civil procedure, constitutional law, and other subjects for 20 years before retiring to form his own law firm. While on sabbatical leave during the October 1996 Term of the Supreme Court, Professor Hodes clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who had been one of his law professors.
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