Tony Dodds graduated high school from Lake Gibson in 1981. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Political Science from FSU in 1984 and Juris Doctor from Stetson College of Law in 1986. His experience in the courtroom includes time as a prosecutor in the Sixth Circuit which includes Pinellas and Pasco from 1987-89 and as a private attorney focusing on criminal defense and family law from 1989 to present. His legal career includes over 400 jury trials and numerous appellate cases, including 3 before the Florida Supreme Court, winning 2 of those. For the past 7 years, Tony has helped with teaching the cross examination of new police recruits through the police academy in Polk County. He has handled cases from Key West to Pensacola and numerous courts across the state. He has been married to his junior high/high school sweetheart, Sonya Dodds, for 35 years and they have 3 great kids.
Lakeland Office- 904 S Missouri Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: (863) 688-2389