Of Counsel
Samuel D. Hodge, Jr.

Sam is a skilled litigator and a graduate of the Temple University Beasley School of Law and the Graduate Division of the Law School. He received mediation training at the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School and is a member of the American College of Legal Medicine as well as the American Association for Anatomists.In addition, Sam teaches both law and anatomy, is one of the most popular continuing legal education instructors in the country and is the co-author of:

  • Head Trauma and Brain Injuries for Lawyers, ABA;
  • The Forensic Autopsy, ABA;
  • The Spine, ABA; and Clinical Anatomy for Attorneys, ABA.

He also wrote:

  • Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business, McGraw Hill;
  • The award winning book, Anatomy for Litigators, ALI-ABA;
  • Law in American Society, McGraw Hill; and
  • Thermography and Personal Injury Litigation, Wiley Law.

He has co-authored several of the annual supplements to Orthopedic Disability and Expert Testimony, Wiley Law, and has written chapters in litigation texts on how to examine and cross-examine the medical expert. Other writing endeavors include the authoring of over 150 articles in a variety of medical and legal journals. His research has been cited by the courts, in law review articles, legal journals, legislation and textbooks.Mr. Hodge has also been honored with Martindale-Hubble® AV Distinguished Peer Review Rating™, an indicator of an attorney’s highest ethical standards and professional ability. He has been named a Top Lawyer in Pennsylvania on multiple occasions and was selected by Suburban Life and Philadelphia Life Magazines to their “Awesome Attorney’s List.” 


Email: samuel.hodge@palmerbarr.com

Main: (215) 364-4500 

Fax: (215) 364-4500

  • Education
    • Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D. 
  • Memberships

  • Admissions & Affiliations
    • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 
    • Member, American College of Legal Medicine
    • Member, American Association for Anatomists
  • Honors & Awards
    • Martindale-Hubble® AV Preeminent Distinguished Peer Review Rating™
    • Top Lawyer in Pennsylvania
    • Awesome Attorney’s List, Suburban Life and Philadelphia Life Magazines
  • Areas of Focus

  • Recent Cases & News