Richard Dodson is an Attorney-at-Law and founding and senior partner of the law firm Dodson & Hooks APLC, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Mr Dodson has been a practising attorney since 1966, with specialty in the field of international maritime law. From 1987 to 2007, he was an adjunct Professor at Southern University Law School in Baton Rouge, teaching offshore personal injury and admiralty.