Roger Dodd has been Certified by The National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil and Criminal Trial Lawyer for more than 20 years. He has represented clients in jury trials since 1976 in thousands of cases in many states. A veteran of federal courts, and multiple states in all manner of cases, he has devoted his life to trying cases. He has co-counseled with lawyers from every time zone in the United States. In addition to trial work, he has been a teach of lawyers for more than 4 decades. He lectures, written on all manner of trial skills for lawyers, in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Russia, Canada, Mexico, and various Caribbean locations. Because he has authored so many legal titles including the universally praised Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques, he is a much demanded guest and legal commentator on every major TV network, including Court TV, Geraldo at Large as well as local productions in varied states.
He has been honored as one of a select group of distinguished lawyers to be named as a Super Lawyer in more than one state at the same time. At present that total is 7 different states.
In addition to practicing with Dodd Henry in Oklahoma, Mr. Dodd is also a partner in the Valdosta, GA law firm Dodd & Burnham, PC, the Jacksonville, Florida plaintiff firm Spohrer & Dodd P.A., and Dodd Kuendig in Park City, UT.
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 with honors from Stetson Law School.
BA Economics; 1973
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
SCHOOL OF LAW
SCHOOL OF LAW
St. Petersburg, FL
LLM in Advocacy with Honors; 2014
Mr. Dodd was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 1976, Florida in 1977, in Utah in 2011 and in Oklahoma in 2018. 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:
Mr. Dodd is a member of many organizations, including the:
A co-author of the bestseller Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques, some of Mr. Dodd’s other publications include:
Cross-Examination for Depositions with Matthew A. Dodd (LexisNexis Publishing) 2018
Cross-Examination: Science & Techniques (1st, 2nd & 3rd Edition) with Larry Pozener (LexisNexis Publishing) 2018
Francis Wellman’s The Art of Cross-Examination with the Cross-Examinations of Important Witnesses in Some Celebrated Cases (2nd Edition, with Forward and Commentary by Roger Dodd (Trial Guides) 2017
The Little Man Book (self-published children’s book) 2014
Lil’ Lady Piper’s First Trip and Other Things She Learned (self-published children’s book) 2010
Cross-Examination Skills for Law Students (LexisNexis Publishing) 2008
Media Skills: The Lawyer as Spokesperson 2008