Patrick attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he earned the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1992.  Mr. Dodson then attended law school at the Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia where he obtained his J.D. degree in 1996. 


Mr. Dodson has been admitted to practice in all state courts in Georgia and Tennessee as well as the United States District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia and Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee. He is also a member of the Georgia State Bar and the Tennessee Bar Association.

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Patrick Doyle Dodson is a Senior Litigation Counsel for the firm.  His areas of practice include real estate and construction law and related litigation.  Mr. Dodson’s real estate practice focuses on zoning and permitting, property rights, and transactional matters.  His construction law practice includes contract negotiation and disputes and construction defect litigation.

Mr. Dodson is an adept litigator with over twenty years of civil litigation experience.  He has received the “Distinguished” designation from the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating service for Peer Rated High Professional Achievement.  He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Tennessee. Prior to joining Giacoma, Roberts, & Daughdrill, LLC, Mr. Dodson was a Senior Counsel at Jarrard & Davis, LLP, where he specialized in local government law with specific focus in general litigation, commercial litigation, zoning litigation, commercial transactions, government contracting and ordinance drafting.   Mr. Dodson was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and was raised in Knoxville, Tennessee.