Donald (“Don”) Hodson is a hard-nosed litigator whose practice focuses on complex commercial and civil matters. Don is adept in local, national, and international dispute resolution. He has litigated at the state and federal level, prevailing in lawsuits against some of the nation’s largest corporations. A former plaintiff’s attorney, Don has represented both corporate and individual clients in a myriad of commercial, defamation, employment discrimination, product liability, and negligence claims, among others. 

Before obtaining his law license, Don was elected Student Commencement Speaker by his graduating class at the University of Miami School of Law. Don also served on UM Law’s distinguished Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Executive Board where he assisted with teaching the law school’s appellate advocacy class to first and second-year law students. During his 2L year, Don won the Regional Championship in the ABA’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition under the mentorship of Roy Black before advancing to the National Championship rounds where his moot court team finished in the top eight of 204 teams participating in the competition. 

Notably, Don received numerous honors throughout the competition including “2nd Place Best Overall Oral Advocate” in the Regional Championship rounds as well as honors as a “Top 10 Best Overall Oral Advocate” for his performance in the National Championship rounds.

BSKS Experience

Don’s experience with Black Srebnick includes assisting with the representation of high-profile corporate executives, members of the “Forbes 400” list, and international multi-platinum recording artists.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Black Srebnick, Don maintained a successful law practice in downtown Miami where he represented clients in commercial disputes as well as claims for defamation, employment discrimination, medical malpratice, sexual assault and battery, and negligence.     

Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2016

Awards & Recognition

  • Student Commencement Speaker, University of Miami School of Law, 2015
  • 2nd Place Best Overall Oral Advocate, National Appellate Advocacy Competition (Preliminaries), American Bar Association for Law Students, 2014
  • 2nd Place Best Overall Oral Advocate, National Appellate Advocacy Competition (Regionals), American Bar Association for Law Students, 2014
  • Champion (team), National Appellate Advocacy Competition (Regionals), American Bar Association for Law Students, 2014
  • Semi-Finalist (team), National Appellate Advocacy Competition (Nationals), American Bar Association for Law Students, 2014
  • 6th Place Best Overall Oral Advocate, National Appellate Advocacy Competition (Nationals), American Bar Association for Law Students, 2014

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar: Trial Lawyers Section
  • The Florida Bar: Young Lawyers Section

TERMS OF USE AND LEGAL DISCLAIMER

Royblack.com is provided by Black Srebnick for informational purposes only and does not contain legal advice. The transmission and receipt of information contained on the web site neither forms nor constitutes an attorney-client relationship.

Do not send us any confidential or sensitive information without first speaking to one of our attorneys and receiving confirmation that the appropriate conflict checks have been cleared and the firm determines that it is otherwise able to accept the engagement. Any information or documents sent prior to your receipt of such confirmation cannot be treated as confidences, secrets or protected information of any nature.

Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon any information on this web site without seeking professional counsel. The materials on this web site may not be current.

Some links within this web site may lead to other sites. Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf, P.A. does not necessarily endorse, sponsor or otherwise approve of any third-party content that may be accessed through this web site.

Copyright 2001 - 2022 Black Srebnick All rights reserved.

Contact Us Today