Samuel D. Hodge, Jr. is a professor at Temple University where he teaches both law and anatomy. He is also a seasoned litigator who enjoys an AV Preeminent rating and has been named a top lawyer in Pennsylvania on multiple occasions and a top Insurance Defense Attorney in the United States. Sam is one of the most popular continuing legal education instructors in the country, teaching frequently to attorneys, judges, physicians and governmental agencies on medical/legal topics. He has received multiple teaching awards for his entertaining teaching style including being named a Temple University Great Teacher, and his Anatomy for Lawyers course was the recipient of the ACLEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Continuing Legal Education. Sam’s interactive teaching style is so unique that it has received national media attention including stories in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Philadelphia Inquirer, National Public Radio and television.
Professor Hodge is also a prolific author whose research is cited in court opinions, legislation, law reviews and legal or medical journals. Professor Hodge has authored more than 160 articles and 8 books. These include: Head Trauma and Brain Injuries for Lawyers, ABA (2016), Law in American Society, McGraw Hill (2015); The Spine, ABA (2015), The Forensic Autopsy, ABA (2014); The Legal Environment of Business, McGraw Hill (2013) Clinical Anatomy for Attorneys, ABA (2012); and the award winning book, Anatomy for Litigators, ALI ABA (2007). Mr. Hodge is a graduate of Temple University School of Law and the Graduate Division of the Law School. He is a member of the American Association of Anatomists and the American College of Legal Medicine.