Emma J. Hodson


Phone (828) 258-2991
Fax (828) 255-0255
University of North Carolina
Juris Doctor, with honors, 2010
University of North Carolina
Bachelor’s Degree in Health Policy and Administration, with highest honors, 2007

Emma Hodson is a lawyer with The Van Winkle Law Firm’s Litigation practice. 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 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
  • Young Professionals of Asheville