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Park City, UT

Roger J. Dodd

Roger J. DoddA Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist for 20 years and a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist for more than 20 years, trial attorney Roger Dodd has represented clients in legal matters since 1976. Mr. Dodd has been a lecturer, expert witness, and teacher in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Russia, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and various Caribbean locations.

Mr. Dodd is a frequent guest and commentator on television programs, including Court TV, Good Morning America, Geraldo at Large, and is co-author of Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques. He is one of a select group of attorneys to receive the distinguished Super Lawyer rating in multiple states.

The majority of Mr. Dodd's practice focuses on:

Noteworthy Awards and Recognitions

Education

In 1976, Mr. Dodd received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He earned his B.A. from Bucknell University in 1973.  in 2014, Roger Dodd earned an L.L.M. in Advocacy from Stetson Law School.

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Mr. Dodd was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 1976, Florida in 1977, and in Utah in 2011. He is also admitted to all applicable state and U.S. Courts, the Armed Forces Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is an advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocacy (ABOTA). His present and past faculty positions include positions with the:

  • National Criminal Defense College (1986-present)
  • Georgia Institute of Trial Advocacy (1986-1991)
  • Advanced Cross Examination - National Criminal Defense College

Mr. Dodd is a member of many organizations, including the:

Published Works

A co-author of the bestseller Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques, some of Mr. Dodd's other publications include:

Patricia C. Kuendig

Patricia C. KuendigPatricia Kuendig is a licensed attorney in both Utah (2012), Georgia (2013) and Florida (2005). Patricia is also admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Utah and the Middle District of Georgia. She received her J.D. from George Washington University and her B.S. from New York University's Stern School of Business. While attending law school, Patricia interned for a U.S. District Court Judge, as well as the U.S. Department of Justice.

Patricia spent the first years of her practice in Miami, FL, where she worked on complex divorce and family law matters.  She credits that experience with her comfort and confidence in the courtroom, as well as at the negotiating table.

Patricia is the youngest faculty member on the faculty of the Houston Family Law Trial Institute.  Patricia has given lectures on a variety of trial-related subjects for organizations such as the Utah Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Georgia Bar and the Oklahoma State Bar's Family Law Section.  In September, 2014, Patricia was honored to present on 'First Impressions and Voir Dire" for 360 Advocacy's program titled "Trial Skills from the Woman's Perspective" in New Orleans, LA.  

Professional Affiliations

  • Family Law Section, Utah State Bar & Florida State Bar
  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (UACDL)
  • Utah Association of Justice (UAJ)
  • Park City Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers of Utah
  • Park City Women’s Business Network

Leadership

  • Utah Family Law Journal, Editorial Board (2012 - 2015)
  • Utah Bar, Young Lawyer's Division, Director (2012 - 2014)
  • Faculty, Houston Family Law Trial Institute (2013 - 2015)
  • Florida Bar Family Law Section
    • Executive Council (2010 – 2012)
    • Co-Chair, Publications Committee (2010 – 2011)
    • Chair, Sponsorship Committee (2009 – 2012)
  • Florida Bar Family Law Rules & Forms Committee, Member (2010 – 2012)
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), Miami-Dade Chapter, Director (2008 – 2010)
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL, Director (2011)
  • KidSide, Inc., Director (2008 – 2010)
  • YWCA of Greater Miami, Director (2010)

Recognition

Publications

Hiring Family Law Forensic Psychological Experts - How to Maximize the Results, Minimize the Costs, (Co-Authored with Jonathan Gould, Ph.D. & Roger Dodd, Esq.), California Family Law News, Issue 4, 2013

Chapter 10, Interspousal Tort Liability, in ADOPTION, PATERNITY AND OTHER FLORIDA FAMILY LAW PRACTICE, The Florida Bar, 9th Ed., 2010 & 2012

Legal Protections for Cohabiting Couples: The Law and Living Together, (Co-Authored with Joshua Goldglantz, Esq.), Florida Family Law Commentator, Summer 2010

The Re-Definition of Family, FAMSEG, October 2010