Dodd, Roger J.
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Roger J. Dodd

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Practice Areas:

  • Serious or Catastrophic Personal Injuries
  • Trucking Cases
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Wrongful Death


Formerly a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist for thirty (30) years and formerly a Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist for 20 years, trial attorney Roger Dodd has represented clients in legal matters since 1976. Mr. Dodd has been a lecturer, expert witness, and teacher in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Russia, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and various Caribbean locations (comprehensive map with all locations of Mr. Dodd's lectures).

Mr. Dodd is a frequent guest and commentator on television programs, including Court TV, Good Morning America, Geraldo at Large, and is co-author of Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques. He is one of a select group of attorneys to receive the distinguished Super Lawyer rating in multiple states. In addition to teaching throughout the U.S. and other countries, Mr. Dodd provides specialized individual training ( and trial lawyer coaching (

Mr. Dodd is also a partner in the Jacksonville, Florida plaintiff law firm Spohrer & Dodd P.A. ( and the firm of Dodd & Kuendig, Park City, Utah (


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
    • LLM in Advocacy
  • Bucknell University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admission

  • Florida, 1977
  • Georgia, 1976
  • Utah, 2011
  • Oklahoma, 2018
  • Montana, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Published Works

  • Cross -Examination for Depositions
  • Cross-Examination: Science & Techniques, Third Edition
  • Cross-Examination Skills for Law Students, 2008
  • Media Skills: The Lawyer as Spokesperson, 2008


  • Best Lawyers in America, 1991-present
  • AV®Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004 to present
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2009 to present
  • Mountain States Super Lawyer, 2017 to present
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in the World
  • Martindale-Hubbell Judicial Award (2016, 2017)

Professional Associations

  • Advocate of American Board of Trial Advocacy (ABOTA)
  • National Criminal Defense College, 1986-present
  • 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
  • Former Fellow American College of Family Trial Lawyers
  • Former Fellow American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • International Child Abduction Attorney Network
  • Georgia Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1986-1991
  • Advanced Cross Examination, National Criminal Defense College