Dodie Sachs

Dorothy "Dodie" Sachs


Legal Assistant: Angela Burge,

Practice Areas: Family Law

As the divorced and remarried mother of a blended family, Dodie truly understands what her clients are going through when they need to navigate the court system. She is happy to help you understand the Court process, and  represent you for the best possible results.

Dodie grew up in North Carolina and received her undergraduate degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  In 2004, after graduating the Tulane University School of Law, she relocated to Georgia.  Before joining CBJ in 2018, Dodie worked in law firms in Gwinnett County, primarily in family law.

Dodie serves our local community as Vice President of the Gwinnett County Bar Association (GCBA), and as a member of the advisory board for Gwinnett Legal Aid.  Dodie created the Family Law Information class taught at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in partnership with Gwinnett Legal Aid in 2015, and remains active in teaching the class. Dodie is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars for family law and litigation matters. Dodie was appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia as a mentor for the Transition into Law Practice Program.

In 2014, Dodie was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Atlanta Legal Aid Society (for the Atlanta Metro Area) and in 2015, Dodie received the Volunteer of the Year Award from Gwinnett Legal Aid. In 2015, Dodie was selected to participate in the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) Leadership Academy Class.  In 2016, while Dodie was Law Day Chair, the GCBA won the Law Day Award from the State Bar of Georgia.  In 2017, Dodie was recognized by Atlanta Legal Aid for providing more than 50 pro bono hours to the Gwinnett Pro Bono Project, which is part of Atlanta Legal Aid.

Former Professional Experience:

  • O’Kelley & Sorohan, Attorneys at Law, LLC (Family Law, Homeowner’s Associations, and real estate litigation).
  • Spooner & Associates, P.C. (family law). Formerly Spooner & McClung, LLC.  Formerly Scott K. Spooner, P.C.