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 Registration in Medicine from 2008-2012. He served as Vice-Chair of the Board and Chair of the Complaint Committee.
Prior to becoming a judge, he practiced law at Robinson and Dibble, and at Levy, Winer, where he was a partner. Judge Hodos 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, and is currently a board member of Community Legal Aid. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from Boston College Law School.
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