865.531.6440 or 615.585.5415
Patrick Dodson Attorney


The Adams Law Firm
8517 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 531-6440
Fax: (865) 381-1394

Patrick joined the Adams Law Firm in December of 2015 and serves as a Senior Associate for the firm.  His primary areas of practice are focused on litigation, business law, business entity selection and formation, estate planning, real estate and personal injury including workers’ compensation and general liability cases. 

Patrick is an adept civil litigator with almost 20 years of civil litigation experience.  He has tried numerous law suits throughout Tennessee and is a zealous advocate for his clients.  Patrick has received the DISTINGUISHED designation from the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating service for Peer Rated High Professional Achievement.

Prior to joining the Adams Law Firm, Patrick was a Senior Associate for thirteen years at the law firm of Arnett, Draper & Hagood in 2003.  While there his prime areas of concentration were workers’ compensation, product liability, tort litigation and insurance coverage.

Patrick was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and was raised in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He attended undergraduate school at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he earned the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1992.  Patrick then attended law school at The Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia where he obtained his J.D. degree in 1996. 

He has been admitted to practice in all state courts in Tennessee as well as the United States District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee.  He is also a member of the Knoxville, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations.  

Patrick and his wife, Carrie, and their daughters Arden, Emory, and Brighton live in Lenoir City.  Carrie and Patrick enjoy spending time with their young family and spend many afternoons and evenings rooting for the Tennessee Volunteers in football, basketball and baseball.