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Emma J. Hodson

Emma Hodson is a lawyer with The Van Winkle Law Firm’s Litigation and Business practices. Prior to joining the firm in 2012, she was a judicial clerk to the Honorable Lee M. Jackwig of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa. While earning her law degree, Hodson served as Articles & Notes editor for the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, a teaching assistant for a legal research and writing course, and the chief justice of the student body.

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar

Awards and Honors

  • North Carolina Bar Association Law Student Pro Bono Certificate
  • University of North Carolina, Phi Beta Kappa and Public Service Scholar
Emma J. Hodson

Emma was born and raised in Greenville, N.C. Outside the office, she enjoys running, cooking, playing the cello and reading the Financial Times and Asheville Citizen-Times.

Favorite Food: Popcorn
Favorite Books: “Winter of Our Discontent” and “Moby Dick”
Favorite Movie: “ The Birdcage”
Favorite Places to Visit: Moloka’i and St. Paul’s Cathedral
Guilty Pleasure: Chocolate

Community Involvement

  • Council on Aging of Buncombe County
  • North Carolina Bar Association Committee on the Administration of Justice
  • Leadership Asheville 34