Judge Hodos served on the Massachusetts District Court bench as an associate justice and then First Justice of the Greenfield District Court from 1993 until his retirement in 2008. In 2008 he was awarded the judicial excellence award for the District Court by the Massachusetts Judges Conference.
After his retirement he served as a board member of the Massachusetts Board of Registrationin Medicine from 2008-2012. He served as Vice-Chair of the Board and Chair of the Complaint Committee. He practiced law as a general practitioner in Springfield with the law firm of Robinson and Dibble from 1966-1968 and from 1968 until 1993 he practiced with the law firm of Levy, Winer where he was a partner. He also served as a part time district prosecutor in Franklin and Hampshire counties.
He has a breadth of experience as a general practitioner and concentrated in real estate, land use and probate law in his later years of practice. Judge Hodos has served on many civic, religious and charitable organizations over the years including presidency of the Franklin County Bar Association, delegate and executive committee of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He is currently a board member of Community Legal Aid, the legal services organization that covers western and central Massachusetts.