Roger J. Dodd

Roger J. DoddA Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist for 20 years and a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist for more than 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.

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.

Mr. Dodd is also a partner in the Jacksonville, Florida plaintiff firm Spohrer & Dodd P.A. and in the Valdosta, GA law firm Dodd & Burnham, PC.

The majority of Mr. Dodd's practice focuses on:

Noteworthy Awards and Recognitions


In 1976, Mr. Dodd received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He earned his B.A. from Bucknell University in 1973.  in 2014, Roger Dodd earned an L.L.M. in Advocacy from Stetson Law School.

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Mr. Dodd was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 1976, Florida in 1977, and in 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 is a member of many organizations, including the:

Published Works

A co-author of the bestseller Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques, some of Mr. Dodd's other publications include:

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