Faculty Profile: Elisha Hodge

Elisha HodgeUniversity of Tennessee, MTAS
Previous Courses Taught (7)
  • Local Government 2020: Regulating Small Cell Deployment
  • Local Government Forum 2020
  • Administrative Law: Recent Developments in Open Meetings and Public Records in Tennessee
  • Administrative Law Forum 2016
  • Recent Amendments to the Tennessee Public Records Act
  • Public Record
  • Public Records and Your Case

Elisha D. Hodge is a legal consultant with the University of Tennessee’s Municipal Technical Advisory Service. Before joining MTAS, Elisha was the Open Records Counsel for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, where she was responsible for mediating open records disputes, answering inquiries about public records and open meetings, and educating citizens, the media and governmental entities about public records and open meetings acts. Prior to her role in the Comptroller's Office, Elisha prosecuted cases for the Tennessee Department of Health from 2004-2007. She is a graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in Memphis, Tennessee. Elisha is a member of the Napier Looby Bar Association, the Nashville Bar Association's Government Attorney's Division, and a member of the Dean of Basic and Applied Sciences' Cabinet at MTSU.