Michael Hodge, CPP, JD

Michael Hodge, CPP, JD

Michael A. Hodge and Associates, LLC
145 West Lake Pass
Newnan , GA 30263
Office: 240-381-5197

Introduction

Experience include U.S. Marine Security Guard/Military Police, U.S Secret Service (RETIRED), Corporate Security Head (RETIRED), Global Security Consultant, and Grad and Undergraduate Professor in Security Management/Criminal Justice curriculums. Board Certified in Security Management by ASIS International. Qualified Security Expert in multiple states providing courtroom testimony.


Areas of Expertise

  • Crime Foreseeability
  • Inadequate/Negligent Security
  • Parking Lots/Garages
  • Police Procedures
  • Premises Liability
  • Security Guards
  • Security Management
  • Special Event Security
  • Transportation Security
  • Workplace Violence

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Board Certified in Security Management (CPP), Certified Facility Security Officer, Certified Law Enforcement Trainer, Juris Doctorate, and B.A. Administration of Justice.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: ASIS International. Past Chair of ASIS Crime and Loss Prevention Council.
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Extensive teaching in Graduate and Undergraduate Colleges since 1997: Criminal Justice, Police and Security Management.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 70
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Crime Analysis, Ballistics (Crime Scene), Foreseeability, causation, workplace violence, premises security, inadequate security, guard force management, police procedures, use of force, employee background screening, physical security.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 55 percent
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 45 percent
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 70 since 1997
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: December 2018.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Over 5 times.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Over 7 times.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1997
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: All.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Fee schedule available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Fee schedule available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Fee Schedule available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Fee Schedule available upon request
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Do not charge for travel or lodging nationwide.

References

Available Upon Request