At Hodges and Davis, we are committed to serving our clients during this difficult time.

Pursuant to the State of Indiana Executive Order 20-08, dated March 23, 2020, Hodges and Davis is included in the definition of an “Essential Business.” The Executive Order permits and encourages our firm to continue operating to address your legal needs. Our Merrillville office will remain operational from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, until further notice. Our Rensselaer office will remain operational Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to noon, and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. To comply with Social Distancing Requirements, we have restricted access to our offices, and are asking our clients to refrain from visiting our offices without making prior arrangements. If necessary, we are scheduling meetings for the execution and exchange of documents on a case-by-case basis, so please call us to discuss your needs.

While the current situation does not allow for “business as usual,” we hope you understand that we have made these changes to comply with the ever-changing necessities of this crisis, and out of our concern for the health and safety of our clients, our team, and their families. Hodges and Davis will continue to review how we operate as there are new developments. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we appreciate your understanding.

Hodges and Davis, P.C. – March 2020

Gregory A. Sobkowski | Hodges & Davis Law Firm Northwest Indiana

Attorney Gregory Sobkowski is participating in the Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day program. As part of that program, Attorney Sobkowski will be presenting a Junior Achievement’s Career Success program to ninth grade students at Portage High School in conjunction with two Purdue Northwest students. The Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day program is designed to allow students to explore career interests and develop work-readiness skills.


Hodges and Davis, P.C. – February 2020

Shawn D. Cox | Hodges & Davis Law Firm Northwest Indiana

On January 16, 2020, attorneys from Hodges & Davis attended the annual Lake County Bar Association Installation Dinner and Awards Reception.  At the dinner, Clyde Compton was recognized for 55 years of attorney service and Lake County Bar Association 2019 President Shawn Cox passed the gavel to the new Lake County Bar Association 2020 President Matthew Fech.



Hodges and Davis, P.C. – February 2020

Benjamin T. Ballou | Hodges & Davis Law Firm Northwest Indiana

The Lake Superior Court, Civil Division recently announced that Attorney Benjamin T. Ballou was appointed as the Probate Commissioner of the Lake Superior Court, Civil Division Room 7, in Crown Point. Commissioner Ballou’s first day as Commissioner was on November 18, 2019.

The Probate Courtroom is located in Room #B-105 in the Lake County Government Center. Commissioner Ballou will serve in his role as Commissioner for the Superior Court on Mondays and Wednesdays.


Hodges and Davis, P.C. – December 2019

Bonnie C. Coleman | Hodges & Davis Law Firm Northwest Indiana

Attorney Bonnie Coleman, Board member for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana, was named Indiana Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs 2018 Board Volunteer of the Year and was one of four board individuals inducted into the Indiana Alliance’s Hall of Fame. She is the first female inducted into the Indiana Alliance of Boys & Girls Club’s Hall of Fame.

Coleman was recognized for her long history with the organization, and for being instrumental in the merger of the two Club Organizations that were operating in Lake and Porter County.  She was also instrumental in the development of the organization’s young professionals group known as PALS.


Hodges and Davis, P.C. – December 2019