Prior to beginning his legal career, Aaron M. Hudson served as a U.S. Army paratrooper stationed in Alaska and with the 82nd Airborne Division. It was during his proud service that he developed the fearlessness and leadership he employs today as a Managing Attorney with the Law Offices of Christian Schank and Associates. During his military service, his competitiveness and communication skills, as well as his superior ability to quickly learn and apply information, culminated in his selection as the U.S. Army Pacific Soldier of the Year in 1994.
After his honorable discharge, Aaron obtained an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from MTI College of Business and Technology in Sacramento. From there, he was admitted to Lincoln Law School of Sacramento, wherein he received honors for the top grade-point-average in his first year, and American Jurisprudence Awards in both Torts and Contracts. He was also honored in Moot Court with Best Written Brief and received Honorable Mention in oral argument. Upon graduation, he passed the California Bar Exam on his first attempt.
For over 20 years, Aaron has done every job within a litigation firm, from his first job as the errand-runner of a mid-size firm, through ranks as assistant, paralegal, law clerk and then associate attorney. Although he spent many years as the owner of his own thriving law practice, Aaron is now in his ideal role, as the Managing Attorney of the one the best family law litigation firms in the Inland Empire.
HOW AARON’S EXPERIENCE & COMPASSION CAN HELP YOU
Aaron has been certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Aaron shares custody of his three young children, so he is keenly aware of the challenges that brings. As someone who has been on the same side of the table as many of his clients, Aaron draws on his personal experiences to be a compassionate counsel to his clients. Aaron empathizes with the feelings of his clients—especially when dealing with the sensitive area of child custody, spousal support, child support.
In his free time, Aaron is either enjoying time with his children or hitting the open road. His hobbies are consistent with his personality and style of law practice: Harley-Davidsons and Mixed Martial Arts.
Aaron goes above and beyond for his clients, providing outstanding legal services in all of the Southern California counties, but especially Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Orange. He has been admitted to practice in all state courts of California since 2001.
He has also been admitted in the following courts:
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (2002)
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California (2002)
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (2003)
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (2008)
He has represented clients in many appellate proceedings, including his latest victory that overturned a trial court’s refusal to grant attorney fees. In re: Marriage of Sharples (2014) 223 Cal.App.4th 160