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CURRICULUM VITAE

ROGER J. DODD

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Dodd & Kuendig
Post Office Box 684079
Park City, Utah 84068-4079
Office – (435) 200-4962
Facsimile – (904) 212-0563
E-Mail: [email protected]
http://www.parkcitytrialalwyer.com

Spohrer & Dodd,P.L.
76 S. Laura Street, Suite 1701
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Office – (904) 354-8301
Fax – (904) 358-6889
E-Mail: [email protected]
http://www.sdlitigation.com

Dodd & Burnham
613 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, Georgia 31601
Office – (229) 242-4470
Facsimile – (229) 245-7731
E-Mail: [email protected]
http://www.doddlaw.com

Dodd & Henry
1616 S. Main Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119
Office – (800) 549-0970
Facsimile – (918) 512-4461
(Other locations in Oklahoma City and Norman, Oklahoma)
http://doddhenry.com/

EDUCATION:

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY
Lewisburg, PA
BA Economics; 1973

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
SCHOOL OF LAW
Pittsburgh, PA
J.D.; 1976

STETSON UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF LAW
St. Petersburg, FL
LLM in Advocacy with Honors; 2014

TRIAL LAWYER, CONSULTANT, LECTURER, AUTHOR, TRIAL COACH

LICENSES:
State Bar of Georgia – 1976; State Bar of Florida – 1977; State Bar of Utah – 2011; State Bat of Oklahoma – 2018
All applicable State, U.S. Courts; Armed Forces Court of Appeals, U.S. Supreme Court

SELECTED: (Among others)
Best Lawyers in America (1991 – Present)
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (1991- Present)
Martindale-Hubbell “A-V” Preeminent Top Rated Lawyer (2016, 2017)
Martindale-Hubbell Judicial Award (2016, 2017)
Georgia Super Lawyers (2004 – present) (since inception)
Florida Super Lawyers (2009 – present)
Mountain States Super Lawyers (2017)
Utah’s Legal Elite (2016)
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in American Law
Who’s Who in the World
Who’s Who 2017 VIP Listee Lifetime Achievement Recipient
America’s Leading Lawyers
Florida’s Legal Elite (2011)
Florida’s Legal Leaders (2011)
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia (2012-2014; 2016)
Martindale Hubbell’s Top Ranked Law Firm (2012 – present)
Best Lawyers 2013-2016 Best Law Firm (Georgia)
2019 Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation, South Georgia

PROFESSIONAL AND FACULTY:
American Board of Trial Advocacy (ABOTA) (Advocate)
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist (From 1989-2009) (20 years)
Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist (Since 1990- present)
Exam Writer 1992
Board of Examiners 1994 – 1998
The American Trial Lawyers Association – Former Fellow
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Former Fellow (1988 – 2017)
Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – Former Fellow (2003 – 2017)
American College of Family Trial Lawyers – Former Fellow (2006 – 2017)
Fellow, Georgia Civil Justice Foundations, Inc.
Life Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
Florida Bar Foundation

Faculty, 1986 – Present, NATIONAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE COLLEGE
Faculty, 1986 – 1991, GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TRIAL ADVOCACY
1986 – 1988, Board of Directors
1987 – 1989, Assistant Team Leader
1988 – Co-Chairman, Board of Directors
1989 – 1991, Chairman Board of Directors

Faculty, 1988 – Present, ADVANCED CROSS EXAMINATION – NATIONAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE COLLEGE
Florida Family Law American Inn of Court (Master of the Bench- Honorary Member)

State Bar of Georgia                      

State Disciplinary Board – State Bar of Georgia Member Investigative Panel 1991 – 1994

Criminal Law Section
1987 – Secretary
1988 – Treasurer
1989 – Vice Chairman
1990 – Chairman

Family Law Section
1985 – Executive Committee

Indigent Defense Committee 1990 – 1998

Attorney Member, Pro Bono Project; State Bar of Georgia

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
1992 – Board of Directors

Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
1982 – Present – Board of Directors;
1982 – 1984 – Vice-President;
1985 – President-Elect;
1986 – President;
1990 – Life Member;

1978 – 1986   Special Assistant Attorney General (defending abused children)

1984 – 1985 Chief Justice’s Select Committee on Criminal Discovery (Georgia Supreme Court)

1991- 1997 Peer Review Lawyer (to review and critique proposed articles) for Trial Magazine.

1992 – 1994 ABA Family Law Section (Executive Committee Member of Trial Techniques Committee)

1994 – 1995 ABA Criminal Law Section (Member of Defense Function Committee)

2009 – 2010   Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, L.L.C. (National Advisory Board)

American Association for Justice (1976 – 2018)

The American Trial Lawyers Association (2007 – 2008)

The National Trial Lawyers (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America) ( 2008, 2012 – 2013)

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (1977 – 2013)

International Child Abduction Attorney Network – Attorney Member

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – Attorney Member

American Academy of Forensic Sciences – Member 1998 -1999

National Board of Legal Specialty Certification

Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Florida Justice Association – Endowment for Association Giving to Law & Education (EAGLE; 2008, 2009, 2010)

Jacksonville Bar Association

Jacksonville Justice Association

Master of the Bench—The David K Watkins—Sutherland II Inn of Court, Salt Lake City, Utah 2012

International Society of Barristers – Fellow of Society (2015)

Consulting:
Lists of Cases Consulted Available

MEDIA APPEARANCES:

Multiple national and local television, radio, newspaper (Court TV, Good Morning America, Geraldo Rivera, CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS)

Court TV (now known as TruTv) nationwide network 1997 to date

Cited by Popular Press, TV and Movies:

How to Get Away With Murder Season 3, Episode 6

SELECTED BOOKS, VIDEO TAPES, WRITINGS and LECTURES PUBLISHED:

2018 – Cross-Examination: Science & Techniques (1st, 2nd & 3rd Edition)
2018 – The Lawyer’s Lawyer: Divorce Edition
Attorney at Law Magazine, First Coast Edition, Vol. 3 No. 3
2016 – Demonstrative Evidence: Don’t Cross Examine Without It-Part II; Family Lawyer Magazine Issue 1, 2016
2016 – The Masters of Cross Examination (4 Disc DVDs) Lexis Nexis
2015 – Demonstrative Evidence: Don’t Cross Examine Without It-Part I;  Family Lawyer Magazine Issue 4, 2015
2015 – At Trial, Words Matter; Family Lawyer Magazine Fall/Winter 2015
2014 – The Little Man Book
2013 – Hiring Family Law Forensic Psychological Experts: How to Maximize the Results, Minimize the Costs; Family Law News
2013 – Courtroom Tips from the Top: Extract the Most Meaningful Admissions in a Time-Efficient Manner; Family Lawyer Magazine
2013 – Tip 1 for Family Law Lawyers on Cross-Examination;

Family Lawyer Magazine
2010 – Next Generation of Cross-Examination: Constructive Cross-Examination State Bar of Wisconsin; Inside Track; Co-authored Matthew A. Dodd
2010 – Lil’ Lady Piper’s First Trip and Other Things She Learned
2009 – Focusing The Jury; Trial Techniques Committee ABA Newsletter Fall 2008
2008 – Cross-Examination Skills for Law Students (Book)
2007 – “How to Cage a Runaway Witness”; The Witness Chair
2006 – The Judicial Branch Under Attack
2006 – The Relationship of Cross to Opening and Closing
2006 – Teaching the Case Through Cross
2005 – Use of Cross at Depositions
2005 – The Story of Cross and Controlling the Story Away from Experts;
2004 – Cross-Examination Without Discovery: Part I, Part II, Part III;
Wisconsin Lawyer
2003 – Trial: From Theory to Verdict (Lecture)
2003 – Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques; 2003 Cumulative Supplement
2001 – Second Edition of 6 hour DVD; Killer Cross Examination Techniques

1999 – Observations; Arizona Women Lawyers Association; Publication Of the Maricopa County Chapter: December 1999
1999 – Supplement to Cross Examination: The Science and Techniques – “Relationship of Opening Statement to Cross Examination”
1998 – Audio & Videotapes (6 hours) Killer Cross Examination
1998 – A Tragic Accident – Not Murder; Trial; ATLA; March 1998
1996 – Silence of the Lamb; Trial; ATLA; July 1996
1996 – Impeachment
1994 – The Chapter Method of Cross Examination; The Champion – Co-authored with Larry S. Pozner
1994 – Supplement to Cross Examination: The Science and Techniques – “How to Handle the Crying Witness”
1994 – Cross-Examination: “How to Dominate a Courtroom on Cross-Exam” (4 hour Video Tapes – A.T.S. Publishers)
1993 – Co-Author; Cross Examination: The Science and Techniques; Lexus Law Publishing (Fastest Selling Book) 1993-Present
1993 – Don’t Take the Bait: How to Avoid Cross-Examination Traps; Trial; April 1993.
1992 – Impeachment
1991 – Controlling the Runaway Witness: Tried and True Techniques for Cross-Examination (Trial; ATLA; January, 1991; Co-Author – Larry Pozner)
1991 – Georgia Evidence Workshop Manual (P.E.S.I.)
“1991 Criminal Procedure, Criminal Evidence and Ethics Examination”  Examination Questions and Model Answers – National Board of Trial             Advocacy
1990 – Cross Examination: “Creating Cross Examinations” and “Power                                               Cross” (2 hour Video Tapes – A.T.S. Publishers)
1990 – Innovation Techniques: Parlor Tricks for the Courtroom: (TRIAL; ATLA; April, 1990)
1990 –   Pretrial Motions in Criminal Cases
1990 –   Ethics in Criminal Law
1990 –   Cross Examining Law Enforcement Officers
1989  – Demonstrative Evidence and Cross Examination
1988  – The Only Three Rules of Cross Examination
1987 –   Making and Meeting Objections
1987  –   Parlor Tricks for the Court Room
1986  –   Evidence in Divorce Cases (Jury Trials)
Chapter in P.E.S.I. Georgia Divorce Practice
1985  –   Contempt and Other Relief
Chapter in P.E.S.I. Georgia Divorce Practice
1984  –   Slip and Fall Primer (VERDICT; GTLA Fall, 1984)

A complete list of books, articles, video tapes, lectures and lecture materials are available upon request.

Amicus Writings:

2004 – Amicus Brief; Warren C. Ward vs. Allstate Insurance Company, A04A0162
1992 – N.A.C.D.L. Amicus Brief; State v. Battles (State of Alabama)

LECTURES, EXPERT WITNESS AND TEACHING IN CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION:

States: All 50 states, District of Columbia, Russia, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico and various other Caribbean locations.

PRIVATE TRAINING COURSES: (samplings only)

Dodd Trial Skills Clinic (www.doddlawclinic.com)
Roger Dodd Trial Lawyer Coaching (www.rogerdoddtriallawyercoaching.com)
Foley & Lardner, Annual Litigation Section Seminar, Chicago, Illinois
Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Justice – Antitrust Division
U.S. Department of Defense
North Carolina Public Defenders Association
Diverse other firms, agencies and groups including the American Academy of Forensic Sciences,F.B.I. and other intelligence organizations.
Others – Done on a confidential basis

CONSULTANT: (samplings only)

State v. Sheila Bryan, Murder trial in Colquitt County, Georgia (William Moore)
Lorenzo L.Johnson v. John L. Harris, Circuit Court of Portsmouth, Virginia State Court           (Richard Serpe)
State of North Carolina v. Timothy Earl Blackwell, Murder trial in Durham County, North         Carolina (Shannon Tucker)

CIVIC:

Former Adjunct Professor – Valdosta State University
Lowndes Association of Retarded Citizens, Board of Directors 1977 – 1979
Valwood School, Board of Trustees, 1984 – 1986
Valwood School, Member of Select Advisory Board, 1991 – present
Caregivers Network Leadership Council; Executive Committee;
South Georgia Caregivers Network – Valdosta State University In Conjunction with Rosalynn Carter Institute (1998 -1999); 1999 Legal Consultant

CHARITIES:

Primary Interests:

Kidski, Post Office Box 160743, Big Sky, Montana 59716
Takes under privileged and under achieving kids, teaches them to ski and produces children with self-confidence in and out of the school room.

Kids’ Chance, Inc., Post Office Box 5799, Valdosta, Georgia 31603-5799;
The purpose of Kids’ Chance, Inc. is to provide financial scholarships for children of permanently or catastrophically injured or deceased workers to complete their education. “I can attest to Dodd being a longtime, loyal and significant contributor to Kids’ Chance over many years, not only with money but attendance at board meetings. I have known Dodd for many years and know that his heart goes out to these children.” Robert Clyatt, Founder of Kids’ Chance.

PERSONAL:

67 years old; two children; two grandchildren

OTHER INTERESTS:

Taekwondo – First Degree Black Belt, scuba diving, sky diving, bird hunting, part time volunteer high school football coach – defensive coordinator (1991-1995), boxing

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