Anderson Dotson III
First Assistant Prosecutor
Baton Rouge City Court / Dotson Firm, LLC (private office)
Areas of practice:
Criminal prosecution; Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, Tort Litigation, and Plaintiff Personal Injury.
Mentor / hero:
My late father, Anderson O. Dotson Jr.
The part of my job I do best is:
Meeting people and helping them resolve their issues.
What most people don't know about me:
I played in the LSU Golden Band from Tigerland.
Wife: Melissa; Children: Andie (8), Ryann (6), and Anderson IV (18 months).
Inconsiderate, rude or mean people.
Best thing about being a lawyer:
I am, hopefully, able to make a positive impact in the lives of the defendents, witnesses and clients I work with each day.
I fancy myself an amateur chef and love to use the grill.
Cat or Dog?
Dog. I always had a dog growing up.
Favorite BRBA project or event:
Any Volunteer Committee event.
What was the turning point that made you decide to become an attorney?
The one thing that had the most influence was being a student attorney for Teen Court while in high school.
Flemings and/or Mike Anderson's.
If I had more time, I would:
Do more pro bono work and play more golf.
Board / Committees I serve on:
Heritage Ranch, Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board [Hearing Committee Chair (2012-present)]; Louisiana Supreme Court Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee (Vice-Chairman, 6 years, ending in 2013); Assistant Examiner for the Louisiana State Bar Examination.
Person I would like to have lunch with:
My late father, one more time at his favorite place.
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