Mr. Terry W. Dodds

Mr. Terry W. Dodds

Dodds Law Office
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Criminal Law...
  • Illinois, Missouri
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The Dodds Law Office, PC, represents Illinois personal injury, Illinois workers compensation and Illinois auto accident claimants and counsels clients in the areas of criminal and family law.

Terry is a native of the Bloomington-Normal area, having attended grade school and junior high in the Unit 5 School District. His mother and father also have strong ties to the Bloomington-Normal community, both having graduated from Illinois State University. Terry's Brother, Geoff Dodds, is also a licensed attorney in Illinois, currently acting as the City Attorney for the Village of Heyworth, IL.

After graduating from Clinton Community High School in 1992, Terry obtained an Associates Degree from Sauk Valley Community College where he was on a basketball scholarship. He then went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Illinois State University and his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

After completing his studies at SIU School of Law, he began his legal career working for the Missouri State Public Defender's Office in Buffalo, Missouri. During the two year period, he worked for the State of Missouri, he defended both misdemeanor and felony defendants and tried his first cases. He then entered private practice in Springfield, Missouri working for a successful civil litigation law firm which primarily represented personal injury, workers compensation, and medical malpractice claimants. There he did trial and appellate work, including arguing his first case before the Southern District of the Missouri Court of Appeals.

Education
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
J.D. | Law
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Activities: Law Journal, Student Representative Graduate Professional Student Counsel Students' Legal Assistance
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Illinois State University
B.A. | Criminal Justice
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Activities: Lambda Chi Alpha
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Professional Experience
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Articles & Publications
Equal Pay in College Coaching: A Summary of Recent Decisions
2000 Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University
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Published
Southern Illinois University Bar Journal
Professional Associations
McLean County Chamber of Commerce
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Illinois State Bar Association
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McLean County Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Missouri
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Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents & Semi Accidents
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624 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
USA
Telephone: (309) 829-9300