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Merlyn Butler Dodson

Merlyn Butler Dodson

also known as Lyn Dodson, Lyn B. Dodson

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury

Merlyn Dodson

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

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



Contingent (20-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Merlyn. She is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William John Stemberger

    I endorse this lawyer.


    William Stemberger Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Katz Stepp Wright & Fleming LLC

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


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200405/08/2015
MSAuthorized to practice law199805/11/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
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

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

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

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