Richard J. Dodson

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Phone:  225-756-0222
Toll Free:  855-515-1257
Toll Free:  808-231-6797
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Richard J. Dodson

Attorney Richard J. Dodson teaches International Admiralty and Maritime Personal Injury at the Tulane Summer School Program in Greece and is the 2010-2011 president of the Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ). The LAJ is comprised of plaintiff and defense attorneys from throughout Louisiana who advocate for workplace justice and fairness in the courts and who work to uphold the honor and dignity of the civil justice system and the legal profession in Louisiana.

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1968


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, J.D., 1966
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.A. – 1964

Honors and Awards

  • Professor, Southern University Law School, Baton Rouge, LA (since 1967), 1967 – Present
  • Proctor in Admiralty
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Member

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