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San Diego Has Depended On Charlie Hoge for Decades

REPRESENTING INDIVIDUALS, PROFESSIONALS, AND BUSINESSES

Are you an individual, professional, or business in need of a knowledgeable legal advocate? Have you suffered losses due to someone else's negligent actions? Hoge Law Firm is ready to help you. Charlie Hoge leads a firm that has earned its staying power in San Diego, CA, through a track record of client success in matters of litigation, real estate, employment disputes, complex business disputes, and much more.

Attorneys lacking a proven ability to get the right results for clients don't survive in Southern California. Charlie Hoge has been achieving important legal victories since 1983. Let us put our skills, knowledge, and dedication to work for you.

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Litigation is notoriously complex. Even if you have led a long, successful career, the intricacies of contracts, business litigation, and real estate can easily lead to costly setbacks if you don't have proven legal guidance. Meanwhile, it's important to understand that the odds are against you in a personal injury lawsuit unless you put a dedicated legal advocate in your corner.

Hoge Law Firm in San Diego, CA, has demonstrated time and again that it can protect your best interests through a personalized boutique approach focused solely on your best interests. If you are facing challenges that require an attorney who is capable of protecting what matters most to you, we invite you to reach out to Hoge Law Firm and request your consultation today. We're ready to provide the information, guidance, and advocacy you need.

Hoge Law Firm in San Diego, CA, has demonstrated time and again that it can protect your best interests through a personalized boutique approach focused solely on your best interests. 

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"I listen to my clients’ needs and strive to find creative and cost-effective solutions for them.” - Charlie Hoge

Meet Your Trusted, Proven Attorney

Charlie Hoge became a partner at the renowned firm of Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge LLP (known before 2005 as Post Kirby Noonan & Sweat) in 1996. For 14 years, he served as the firm's managing partner. Afterward, he founded his boutique independent practice in San Diego, CA, and has been providing personalized representation ever since. 

With Mr. Hoge in your corner, you can expect straightforward advice. He is an attorney who sees each case as a way to provide much-needed advocacy rather than another opportunity to collect legal fees. If you are facing legal challenges affecting your business, or if you have suffered a personal injury, Mr. Hoge invites you to get in contact with his firm today.

An Attorney Known for Legal Excellence 

In addition to being named Best Business Litigation Attorney in San Diego in 2016, Charlie Hoge has earned a multitude of prestigious distinctions throughout his more than 30 years in practice, including:

Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is an organization that uses peer reviews to identify and recognize excellence in law. Best Lawyers has named Charlie Hoge among the Best Lawyers in America for 2016, 2017, and 2018 (Commercial Litigation and Employment Law - Management), San Diego’s Best Lawyers for 2014, and The Best Lawyers in America for 2014 (Commercial Litigation).

Top Attorneys of North America

Leading attorneys who have achieved a high degree of success and leadership are included in The Top Attorneys of North America directory. You will find Charlie Hoge in their 2018-2019 edition.

Career-Long AV Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell 

An AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell denotes achievement of the highest levels of professional excellence, skill, and integrity in law. Martindale-Hubbell's Top AV Rated Lawyers in Labor and Employment Law 2014 list included Charlie Hoge, who has received an AV rating throughout his career, beginning when he was a young associate.

Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a group that honors lawyers who hold high esteem among their colleagues and have a record of outstanding professional achievements. Based on peer reviews and research, their patented selection process honors the top 5% of attorneys. Mr. Hoge has been named a Super Lawyer every year since the group was founded.

Local & National Leadership

Charlie Hoge is an attorney who has served twice on the Association of Business Trial Lawyers’ Board of Governors. For five years, he led the San Diego Chapter of the International Network of Boutique and Independent Law Firms.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS & AFFILIATIONS

Top Attorneys 2019
Best Lawyers 2020
2023 Charles Hoge Judicial Edition
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Certified Who's Who top attorneys of North America
AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings
LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
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How Hoge Law Firm
Approaches Your Business Law Needs

At Hoge Law Firm in San Diego, California, we help professionals and businesses in a variety of legal matters, primarily focusing on litigation surrounding business, real estate, and employment disputes.

Charlie Hoge has been practicing for over 30 years and has developed broad knowledge about many businesses, industries, and practices during that time. In each case, he strives to develop a deep understanding of his clients’ specific businesses and problems. As his client, you won’t be left in the dark. Instead, you will get the timely answers and information you need throughout your case.

You can depend on Charlie Hoge and his firm to provide knowledgeable, dedicated legal counsel. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have placed Hoge Law Firm on its “Best Law Firms” Tier 1 list for commercial litigation. If you need a business litigation attorney in San Diego, CA, Charlie Hoge and his team are here for you.

Areas of Focus in Business Law

​​Business Litigation

If your business faces partnership challenges; business ownership or management disputes; or business-to-business disputes such as breach of contract, unfair competition, or trade secret misappropriation issues, we can evaluate your legal position. Our San Diego firm works to find innovative solutions and employ calculated and effective legal tactics.

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​Employment Litigation

California employers can face a range of challenges and accusations from departing or former employees. Hoge Law Firm in San Diego can provide effective evaluation and analysis to negotiate with and, if necessary, oppose litigation threats of terminating employees.

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Real Estate Litigation

When legal issues arise with real estate transactions, it is important to have strong legal representation on your side. Our San Diego, CA, team can work alongside you to resolve real estate disputes and help ensure that your property and rights are protected.

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Talk to Hoge Law Firm About Your Business Law Needs

Success in business requires taking risks. When it comes to navigating legal challenges affecting your business, you can minimize those risks with the help of a proven attorney. Hoge Law Firm in San Diego, CA, is built upon its success in helping business people protect their best interests as they traverse matters of business litigation, employment litigation, and real estate.

Charlie Hoge can:

  • Help you determine the most economical solution to your challenge
  • Help you avoid any negative effects on your company's morale
  • Provide a custom legal strategy to protect what matters most to you
  • Allow you to focus on running your business while Hoge Law Firm handles the legal complexities

Hoge Law Firm is ready to provide the legal advocacy your business needs. To request a consultation in which you can discuss your case and get valuable information from an attorney, write to us or call:

Hoge Law Firm is built upon its success in helping business people protect their best interests as they traverse matters of business litigation, employment litigation, and real estate. 
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Request Your Free Personal Injury Consultation

For victims, the aftermath of a personal injury frequently involves significant financial worries. You may be wondering: How can I afford these mounting doctor's bills? How will I support my family if I am unable to work? How can I afford an attorney to help me file a lawsuit?

The good news is that when you choose Hoge Law Firm in San Diego for your personal injury needs, you won't have to worry about attorney fees. That's because we provide free consultations to discuss personal injury cases, and if your attorney takes your case, you won't pay any fees unless and until they collect a settlement or jury award. When Hoge Law Firm puts an attorney in your corner, all you have to do is focus on healing while your attorney places the full force of their legal knowledge, expert witnesses, and other resources behind your case.

In most cases, personal injury victims have two years from the date of the injury to file suit. Don't wait any longer to begin pursuing the compensation you need and deserve. Write to us today or give our San Diego office a call:

In most cases, personal injury victims have two years from the date of the injury to file suit. 

Practice Areas

Real Estate Litigation

Intellectual Property Litigation

Employment Litigation

​Personal Injury

Visit Our Office in Downtown San Diego

Hoge Law Firm is located in San Diego's iconic Marina District on the San Diego Bay. If you plan to drive yourself to your appointment at our office, there is street parking and several parking garages nearby. 

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Hoge Law Firm
Is Here for You

The unfortunate truth is that the legal system isn't easily understood by most of the people it was created to serve. Even with the best intentions, it can be all too easy to make oversights or mistakes that can cost you dearly in matters of business and personal injury. Having the right lawyer on your side can make the difference between prosperity and a major setback. Many throughout Greater San Diego have found that lawyer thanks to Hoge Law Firm.

Charlie Hoge is an award-winning attorney who has earned the respect and accolades of his colleagues throughout his decades in practice. For more than 30 years, he has headed a firm that has helped clients in need protect their best interests. He can put his legal knowledge and track record of success to work for you. To discuss the information pertaining to your case with a leading Southern California law firm, reach out to our San Diego attorney's office today. You can send us a message online or call us directly:

Having the right lawyer on your side can make the difference between prosperity and a major setback. Many people have found that lawyer thanks to Hoge Law Firm.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

If you are facing uncertainties due to legal issues, there is no substitute for reaching out to an attorney to get the information, guidance, and advocacy you need. To give you a frame of reference before your consultation, Hoge Law Firm in San Diego has provided some answers to frequently asked questions about some of the case types we handle:

What kinds of damages are at stake in business litigation?

The parties involved may be awarded monetary damages for actual losses. They may also be granted equitable relief, which will either require contract fulfillment or provide absolution of all parties' responsibilities. When you enlist the representation of Hoge Law Firm in San Diego, you can achieve the business litigation outcome that serves your best interests.

What terms should a separating employee and employer negotiate?

In addition to severance pay, this should include company property, such as laptops purchased by the company and used by the employee for both work and personal dealings; outplacement assistance, or help coordinated by the employer to aid the employee in finding a new job; a settled statement about the termination and confidentiality; and potentially many other terms.

I think I have a personal injury case. How long do I have to file?


In most cases, you would have two years from the date of the injury to file a lawsuit. If the injury wasn't discovered until after the accident, you have one year from the date of discovery to file. If the defendant is a government entity (for example, if you slipped and fell on a wet floor in a courthouse), other laws apply. In any case, reach out to Hoge Law Firm as soon as you are able, and we will help you take the right steps forward.

Reach out to Hoge Law Firm as soon as you are able, and we will help you take the right steps forward.

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