December 2, 2005
Lawrence D. Dodds, an associate with the Blue Bell law firm Wisler Pearlstine Talone Craig Garrity & Potash LLP, has been named a “Pennsylvania Rising Star,” appearing in the December 2005 issue of Philadelphia Magazine
and in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
magazine. Only 2.5 percent of all practicing attorneys in Pennsylvania were selected as Rising Stars, after an extensive survey and peer review conducted by Law & Politics Media in a process intended to distinguish outstanding emerging attorneys in the state.
A member of the firm’s Education Law Group, Mr. Dodds concentrates his practice in the areas of special education law and family law. He holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a focus on the treatment of adolescents and forensic issues, and prior to entering legal practice he provided therapy and assessment services in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children.
He is a graduate of Hamilton College and received his doctoral degree from Hahnemann University. He is a magna cum laude
graduate of the Villanova University School of Law. Mr. Dodds is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, and Montgomery Bar Associations. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for both Methodist Family Services of Philadelphia and Methodist Services for Children and Families. Lawrence is also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Drexel University. More ...