Mr. Gerald Alan Dodson

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Alan Dodson is a trust, estate and closely-held-business attorney whose Griffin based practice serves clients from across the metropolitan Atlanta area. As of 2017, Alan has worked with over 1700 families during his almost 20 years of practice in these areas. He also handles and has handled multiple pro bono cases for Georgia Legal Services, a nonprofit indigent defense legal provider.

Background Experience

• Law Offices of G. Alan Dodson, LLC. (2009 to Current). Exclusive Member. Staff of two to three legal assistants.

• Cogburn & Dodson, LLP (August 2004 through 2008). Partner. Practiced Trust, Estate and Closely Held Business law. See above Summary of Experience.

• Law Offices of John M. Cogburn, Jr. (May 2000 to July 2004). Griffin, GA. Law Associate. Practiced Trust, Estate and Closely Held Business law. See above Summary of Experience.

• Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP (May 1999 to April 2000). Atlanta, GA. Law Associate. Insurance Defense including Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury.

Leadership, Membership & Honors

Mr. Dodson also serves or has served in a variety of capacities for many charitable and civic organizations including without limitation the following:

Griffin Rotary Club; Griffin Choral Arts; Hope Health Clinic; Griffin Spalding County Hospital Authority, Griffin Salvation Army Advisory Board; Flint River Council of the Boy Scouts of America; Zebulon First Baptist Church; Hope Health Clinic; Spalding County Jr. Deputy Program, Inc., and Stepping Stones Educational Center Therapy Center Board; not to mention the Griffin Soccer Club (youth coach) and the Pike County Soccer Club (youth coach.)

Mr. Dodson currently resides in Molena, Georgia with his wife, Lany Dodson, and three children. In his free time, Alan enjoys reading history, cycling and other outdoor sports.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Non Profit Work
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Conservatorship & Guardianship
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Elder Law & Medicaid Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
470-691-0476  Phone
(770) 228-2148  Phone
(770) 228-5018  Fax
University Attended:
University of Georgia, B.A., History, cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1992
Law School Attended:
Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer, J.D., cum laude, 1999
Year of First Admission:
1999, Georgia
Spalding County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Fiduciary Section).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (48 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 02/26/19 in Wills and Probate

    I have worked with him on cases for many years. He is highly professional and competent.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 01/11/19 in Wills and Probate

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