Stetson University, LLM in Advocacy with Honors  (2014) 

University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, J.D. (1976)

Bucknell University, B.A. (1973)


Serious or catastrophic personal injuries

Trucking cases

Medical malpractice

Aviation accidents

Wrongful death


DODD & KUENDIG (Park City, UT)

SPOHRER & DODD (Jacksonville, FL)

DODD & BURNHAM (Valdosta, GA)


Best Lawyers in America (1991 - Present)

Mountain States Super Lawyers (2017 - Present)   

Florida Super Lawyers (2009 - Present)

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™  

Georgia Super Lawyers (2004 - Present)

             Who's Who in America                 

Who’s Who in the World    

AV®Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated    

Headshot photo of Roger J. Dodd.

A Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist for 20 years and Civil Trial Specialist for more than 20 years, trial attorney Roger J. Dodd has represented clients in legal matters since 1976. Mr. Dodd has been a lecturer, expert witness, or teacher in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Russia, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and various Caribbean locations.

Mr. Dodd is a frequent guest and commentator on television programs, including Court TV, Good Morning America, Geraldo at Large, is the author or coauthor of dozes of articles and multiple books, including "Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques" and "Cross-Examination for Depositions." He is one of a select group of attorneys to receive the distinguished Super Lawyer rating in multiple states.

Roger co-counsels and coaches trials all over the Western Hemisphere.



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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)

Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL)

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

American Association for Justice

Lawyers Foundation of Georgia

American College of Family Trial Lawyers (Former)

International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Former)

National Board of Legal Specialty Certification

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Former)


Mr. Dodd was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 1976, Florida in 1997, and Utah in 2011. He is also admitted to all applicable state and U.S. Courts, the Armed Forces Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is an advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocacy (ABOTA). His present and past faculty positions include positions with the --

National Criminal Defense College (1986 - present)

Georgia Institute of Trial Advocacy (1986 - 1991) 

Advanced Cross-Examination - National Criminal Defense College


Mr. Dodd has participated in private training courses for a number of entities, including the U.S. Department of JusticeAntitrust Division, the U.S. Department of Defense, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and the F.B.I.  He is the grandfather of two grandchildren.