G. Alan Dodson, Attorney

G. Alan Dodson

Attorney at Law

  • Tel: (770) 228-2148

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.


Mr. Dodson received his undergraduate degree in History from the University of Georgia in 1992, graduating Cum Laude and a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 1999, graduating Cum Laude and a member of its Law Review.

Background Experience
  • Law Office 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); currently serves on the Georgia State Bar Investigative Panel.

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