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H. Hube Dodd

DUI and DWI Attorney at Birmingham, AL

4.0   4 reviews

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Learn H.’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Administrative law
    20%
    Representing professionals including Lawyers, Nurses, Pharmacists, Doctors and all others whose license is granted through state or federal administrative agencies, and who face discipline or seek re-reinstatement in front of those agencies. Also represent law enforcement officers in their labor disputes before personnel or merit boards.

    19 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    20%
    Experienced DUI representation in State and Municipal Courts with an emphasis on trial practice representing professionals and those with commercial drivers licenses.

    19 years

  3. Litigation
    20%
    General Litigation practice pursuing civil business disputes both as plaintiff and defendant.

    19 years

  4. Personal injury
    20%
    Representation for all injured individuals in Alabama seeking just compensation for injuries suffered due to the neglect or reckless behavior of others.

    19 years

  5. White collar crime
    20%
    Highly experienced representation of White Collar criminal and civil defendants in Federal as well as State courts throughout Alabama on a host of issues including Tax, Fraud, Bribery, Embezzlement, and Health Care litigation.

    19 years

Mr. Dodd represents clients in both state and federal courts in both civil and criminal matters. Originally starting his career at Jaffe, Strickland & Drennan, he rose from junior associate to become that firm’s Managing Partner in 2009. In 2010, he founded The Dodd Law Firm, where he puts his extensive trial experience to work for a select group of clients. In 2010 he was recognized by the Superlawyer’s Group and Business Alabama Magazine as one of the State of Alabama’s “Outstanding Young Lawyers” in their Rising Star section, an honor they repeated in 2011 and 2012. In 2012 Mr. Dodd was named by Birmingham Magazine as one of the region's Top Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as one of its Rising Stars. Mr. Dodd is rated AV-preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, their highest peer review rating for both professional ability and ethical standards. 

Mr. Dodd was one of the original 75 attorneys to be named to the Federal Northern District of Alabama’s CJA panel. Dodd was invited to attended the prestigious Bryan R. Shechmeister Death Penalty College at Santa Clara University in California, and recently co-authored a chapter in "Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases", a practitioner's handbook published by Thompson West.

In addition to his extensive experience and training in the area of criminal defense, Mr. Dodd frequently practices in the area of civil defense representing both municipal and corporate clients. Mr. Dodd served as defense counsel for Birmingham’s Mayor Bernard Kincaid, and has represented numerous professionals, such as pharmacists, nurses and other lawyers in administrative hearings in front of various state licensing boards. Mr. Dodd is also one of the lawyers retained by the Policeman’s Benevolent Association to represent its members.

Mr. Dodd has represented injured plaintiffs in both state and federal courts as well, having served as lead trial counsel in a number of personal injury cases. The breadth of Mr. Dodd’s practice and experience allows him to provide each of The Dodd Law Firm’s clients with a unique, global perspective

In Law School Mr. Dodd was awarded the Dean Thomas W. Christopher award for Lasting Contribution to the Law School, as well as the George Peach Taylor award for his role on the school’s Trial Advocacy competition team.

Prior to enrolling in law school, Mr. Dodd served as New Business Director for the New York advertising firm of Gold Communications.

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Licensed for 20 years
State AL
Status Occupational License - Authorized to Practice
Acquired 2002
Updated 11/10/2022

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

Contact H.

The Dodd Law Firm
2323 2nd Avenue North
Birmingham, AL, 35203

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | September 1, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great experience
I highly recommend Mr. Dodd. He was very kind and professional throughout the claim process. He explained everything in terms that someone completely new to this process was able to understand. He was very helpful and prompt with responding. My experience with him was great!
Posted by anonymous | November 18, 2013
Highly Recommend!
I would highly recommend Hube Dodd. He was extremely helpful at explaining everything for my case and how the entire process would work. He was quick to respond to any of my inquiries and did everything that could possibly be done to get me into a deferment program and to ensure that I would be able to get a DUI off my record. Many lawyers are only concerned about getting their money, but Hube is sincere and really cares about his clients. If you want a lawyer that truly cares about your best interest, Hube is your guy!
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Posted by anonymous | January 15, 2013
An Attorney For The Ages
"A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect." Sir Walter Scott I like this quote and feel that Hube Dodd encapsulates these lofty words and may endeavor to call himself an architect of the highest order. But this would only serve to partially describe Hube Dodd and his service to the legal profession. To get the full scoope of the man one would need to bring the other virtuous qualities he posesses such as a deep empathy for all people, a quick wit, and keen sense of right and wrong. He is one of the most fully evolved people I have had the great pleasure in knowing and has represented me in the most qualified manner one can expect. He takes his legal responsibilities very seriously without losing his compassion and humanity to serve those who employ his services. He is truly a remarkable lawyer and an even better human being. One can make no better choice for an attorney than H. Hube Dodd.
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Posted by anonymous | August 20, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
What a crook
Hube is a crook, liar and a thief. What a moron. He could not even do the basics of any attorney, complete ignorance about my case, leaving me to fight a battle he was paid for. He ignores his calls and lies every time he speaks to a client. What a scam.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 225-350 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • The Dodd Law Firm
  • 2010 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • Jaffe Strickland Drennan Dodd
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Partner
  • Jaffe Strickland Drennan Dodd
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Associate
  • Jaffe, Strickland & Drennan
  • 2002 - 2007
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Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • Tulane University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • U.S. V. Rudolph
  • U.S. v. Pettagrue
  • Reverend Pettagrue sentenced to house arrest.
  • Various Plaintiffs versus Mayor Bernard Kincaid
  • Summary Judgement victories in every case against Mayor Kincaid
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Associations

  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2010 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Birmingham Magazine
  • 2012
  • Top Attorneys, Criminal Law
  • Birmingham Magazine
  • 2012
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
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Publications

  • Thompson Publishing Group
  • Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases (Chapter)
  • 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • DUI: Over the Limit and Under Arrest
  • Handling Your First DUI Case
  • 2011

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (4)
Unknown Attorney | Oct 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Truly exceptional and professional attorney with an outstanding reputation in the legal field for providing high quality representation and results for his clients!"
White collar crime Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Hube Dodd is the lawyer you want by your side, if you are in a federal criminal case or going before a professional disciplinary board. Hube takes the time to investigate the facts of your case and has the legal experience to get you the best outcome."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Hube. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Dec 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've referred clients to Mr. Dodd in the past. He has a well-deserved reputation as an excellent DUI attorney. I recommend him highly."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Sep 17
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Hube Dodd for many years. He is an excellent attorney and has great relationships with judges. He has my highest recommendation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Dodd is multi-talented and skilled at litigation and is an extremely bright and creative lawyer in and out of the courtroom."
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Birmingham DUI and DWI Lawyer H. Hube Dodd
H. Hube Dodd
DUI and DWI Attorney
Birmingham, AL
Licensed for 20 years
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