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Jeff Dobson

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Law Enforcement Liability


Jeff Dobson is the founder of Dobson Law Firm, PLLC, located in Raleigh, North Carolina. He focuses his practice mainly on criminal defense, family law and law enforcement liability. Providing knowledgeable counsel to his clients, he takes on criminal defense matters such as DUI/DWI, reckless driving, assault and battery, drug charge, theft and larceny, breaking and entering, and probation violations.

Mr. Dobson also takes on family law cases such as divorce, alimony, equitable distribution of assets, child support and custody, and protective orders. After high school, he joined the army and served in Afghanistan, Iraq and other localities until he retired. This experience helps him understand clients who are dealing with military divorce, VA disability payments and so on.

Mr. Dobson decided to go to law school and obtained his Juris Doctor from the Campbell University Law School after his retirement from the military. After which, he worked as an assistant district attorney intern at the Lee County District Attorney's Office and the Wake County District Attorney's Office. He also served as a law clerk at a prominent law firm.

After retiring from the Army, Mr. Dobson believed that by opening his own law firm, he would be able to continue serving the community. He is an empathetic attorney and is mindful of the significant emotional, psychological and financial impacts that a family law or criminal defense matter may have on an individual. Mr. Dobson strives to meet his clients' needs and goals in the most cost-effective manner, providing them with personalized attention and effective advocacy.

For his exceptional work in the legal field, Jeff has been named a Top 40 under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers organization, one of the Best DUI Defense Attorney by, a Top Rate Criminal Defense Attorney by SuperLawyer, and to the Legal Elite for Criminal Defense by the Business North Carolina Magazine, along with many endorsements from his peers and testimonials from his clients. He is admitted to practice in all of North Carolina, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina and 4th Circuit of Appeals.


  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Current Employment Position

  • Founder

Past Positions

  • Cheshire Parker, Clerk
  • Lee County District Attorney's Office, Intern
  • Wake County District Attorney's Office, Intern