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Merlyn Butler Dodson

Merlyn Butler Dodson

also known as Lyn Dodson, Lyn B. Dodson

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Car Accidents: 70%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Scott Marshall Williamson

    I have known Lyn for years. She's an excellent lawyer and a great person. She has had significant trial success. Her clients are in good hands....

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    Scott Williamson Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • No photo

    I have recommended my own clients to Lyn with great confidence. She is an excellent attorney.

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    Leslie Brock
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Katz Stepp Wright & Fleming LLC

945 E Paces Ferry Rd NE
Suite 2250
Atlanta, GA, 30326

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200408/22/2015
MSAuthorized to practice law199808/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Georgia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2014
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKatz Stepp Wright & Fleming, LLC2007 - Present
AssociateSwift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP2005 - 2007
AssociateCopeland Cook Taylor & Bush1999 - 2005
Law ClerkSupreme Court of Mississippi1999 - 1999
Law ClerkMississippi Court Of Appeals1998 - 1998

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
DeKalb County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Mississippi State BarMember1998 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Rx for the DefenseA Practicing Attorney's Guide to the Fifth Circuit's "Common Defense" Rule2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Institute of Trial AdvocacyN/AGraduate2003
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of MississippiEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Take Me Out to the CourthouseTorts2007
Helping Your Trial Lawyer Win: Essential Trial Preparation & Techniques for Paralegals in GeorgiaDemonstrative Evidence2006
Extreme Makeover: Georgia Tort Reform EditionPersonal Injury2005