Cole Hodge

Associate / Chattanooga

Cole Hodge joined the Chattanooga office of Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell as an associate in 2021 and is currently a member of the general liability and transportation litigation teams.  In his transportation practice, Cole represents intrastate and interstate motor carriers of persons and property, drivers, owner-operators, shippers, freight forwarders, third-party logistics providers (3PL’s), insurers, and other transportation-related entities throughout Tennessee.

In addition, Cole assists the employment litigation team in employment-related matters and handles the defense of workers’ compensation claims for Tennessee corporations. Prior to joining CSVL, Cole worked at a litigation firm on behalf of plaintiffs, which affords him a unique perspective and foresight in his current defense practice.

Cole earned his B.S. degree from Middle Tennessee State University, summa cum laude, and graduate from the University of Tennessee College of Law, cum laude.