Kesha A. Hodge 2019-03-22T17:34:26+00:00
Kesha A Hodge

Education

  • Arizona State University College of Law (J.D. )
  • University of the Virgin Islands (B.A.)

Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Agency/Administrative Appeals
  • Lender Liability

Admissions

  • Arizona
  • California
  • District Court of Arizona
  • District Court of the Virgin Islands
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Property Insurance Law Committee
  • American Inns of Court: Member of Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association / Arizona Association for Justice
  • WindStorm Insurance Network

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Former adjunct professor of legal, ethical and regulatory issues in business with Maricopa County Community Colleges District
  • “Foundations of Public Adjusting: Straightforward Advice for Extraordinary Results” – April 2017, Phoenix, AZ
  • “Efficient Use of Coverage Extensions and Additional Coverages” – American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Property Insurance Law Annual Spring CLE, April 2017, Orlando, FL
  • “Unfair Claims Practice and Bad Faith” and “Statutes, Regulations and Bulleting impacting Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands” – HarrisMartin Hurricanes Irma and Maria Conference, November 2017, Miami, FL
  • “Challenging Insurers after Maria” – Virgin Islands Bar Association, Disaster Legal Services CLE, February 2018, St. Thomas, USVI
  • “Finding Community in Disaster: The Critical Impact of Legal Services after a Disaster” – National Bar Association, Annual Convention, July 2018, New Orleans, LA

Kesha A. Hodge, of Counsel

Contact Information

(602) 840-1400
hodge@bsmplc.com
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Kesha focuses her practice on insurance coverage issues and complex commercial litigation.  She has successfully represented governmental, corporate, and individual clients in federal and state courts, as well as before regulatory agencies and in alternative dispute resolutions forums such as appraisals, arbitration, and mediation.

Kesha graduated with distinction from the University of the Virgin Islands and Arizona State University College of Law, where she received her Bachelors of Arts and Juris Doctorate respectively. She began her legal career with the Arizona Court of Appeals as a law clerk to the Honorable Cecil B. Patterson (retired) and then as a senior law clerk to the Honorable Maurice Portley (retired). She then joined the Arizona Attorney General Office before entering private practice.   She has also served as in-house corporate counsel, managing nationwide litigation for a financial institution.  Through her experience, Kesha has developed valuable insight as to how to effectively achieve results for her clients.