Jamila Hoard Hodge


Jamila Hoard Hodge serves as an assistant US attorney at the DC US Attorney’s Office where she prosecutes a wide variety of criminal matters, including violent crimes and drug crimes on behalf of the United States. From 2009 until 2010, Hodge was detailed to the Department of Justice Office of Legal Policy, where she worked on judicial nominations and criminal justice policy matters. From 2010 to 2011, she served as advisor for Criminal Justice and Drug Policy in the White House Office of the Vice President. After her return to the US Attorney’s Office in 2011, she served as a community prosecutor where she focused her work on crime prevention and intervention by working with at-risk youth and training senior citizens on various topics, including financial fraud and domestic violence. She received the 2014 US Attorney Award for Community Outreach for her work with the community.

Prior to joining the US Attorney’s Office, Hodge worked as an associate at the law firm of Dickstein Shapiro, LLC, in Washington, DC, where her practice focused on complex civil litigation cases. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Michigan in 1998, and her law degree from Duke University School of Law in 2001.

Hodge is from Detroit, Michigan, but has lived in Prince George’s County for the past thirteen years. She is married to Clinton Hodge, and they have two beautiful daughters, Nylah and Zaria.