Brian T. Hodges

Managing Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation

Brian T. Hodges is the managing attorney of PLF’s Northwest center.  He is a strong proponent of individual and property rights and actively litigates in the areas of regulatory takings, due process, land use, water law, environmental law, growth management, Indian law, and administrative law.  In his years at PLF, Mr. Hodges has successfully litigated numerous property rights cases, including Citizens’ Alliance for Property Rights v. Simswhich invalidated a government plan to force all rural residents of King County, Washington to set aside up to 65% of their land as natural resource areas.  Mr. Hodges frequently participates as faculty at legal conferences and volunteers his time to mentor to law students learning appellate advocacy.

Prior to joining PLF in 2006, Mr. Hodges served as a judicial clerk at Division I of the Washington State Court of Appeals and was in private practice for several years where he focused on complex civil litigation, with a special emphasis on appellate advocacy. 

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Publications and Multimedia
Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District and Its Implications for Takings Law
Engage Volume 14, Issue 3 October 2013
February 28, 2014