Pedestrian Injury Lawyer, James W. Dodson
For more than 25 years, Florida pedestrian injury lawyer, James W. Dodson has represented children and adults in accident cases against the liability insurance industry. Mr. Dodson founded Jim Dodson Law in Clearwater, FL in 2001 and has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients.
Who would think that the simple act of crossing the street could be a life changing event? But it happens everyday with life changing consequences. Pedestrian collisions often occur as a result of a driver who is not abiding the laws and rules of the road. Mr. Dodson protects victims of unsafe drivers with prompt legal assistance. He has represented hundreds of pedestrian accident cases involving drivers of motor vehicles. He is an attorney who knows the personal injury laws of Pinellas County and Florida, and is willing to stand up to the irresponsible driver.
As a personal injury attorney, Mr. Dodson brings a broad scope of experience to his practice. Prior to establishing Jim Dodson Law, he was a partner in a large Clearwater law firm, representing clients in personal injury litigation. As an Assistant United States attorney, he defended medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits against physicians in federal court. In 2001, he opened his own office focusing exclusively on those whose lives have been affected by the wrongful act of another, including all accident cases, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims.
Highly respected in the legal community, Mr. Dodson has achieved the highest possible rating AV Preeminent, for both legal ethics and ability by Martindale-Hubbell, the definitive guide to America’s leading lawyers and law firms. He is privileged to be a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States, whose membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts and settlements. In addition, Mr. Dodson is honored to have been awarded a 10.0 Superb rating from AVVO, a lawyer rating source. Mr. Dodson earned his bachelor’s degree and law degree, with honors, from Florida State University.
Mr. Dodson is a member of numerous professional organizations, including Florida Justice Association, American Association for Justice, Florida Bar Association, St. Petersburg Bar Association and Clearwater Bar Association, of which he was a Past-President. He currently leads the Mid-County Bar Association. He also served as a former adjunct professor in trial practice at Stetson University College of Law.
Mr. Dodson and his college sweetheart Pam have been married for 38 years. They have two married children and four beautiful little granddaughters. Mr. Dodson is an avid reader who enjoys boating, mountain biking, playing golf and spending time with his family.
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