James Dodge

Professor of Law

BS, University of Illinois
JD, Southern Illinois University School of Law

State Bar Membership


About The Professor

Professor Dodge began teaching at Concord Law School in 2000, and teaches courses in wills and trusts, contracts, criminal law, torts and real property. Prior to teaching at Concord, he taught in paralegal and legal studies programs in traditional colleges. A former prosecutor and former assistant attorney general(Illinois), Professor Dodge also serves in the Illinois Senate President’s Office as Deputy Counsel to the Senate President, where he is part of a multi-year project to re-write and modernize Illinois’Criminal Code and Code of Corrections. His publications include “Limited Liability Partnerships” and “Limited Liability Partnerships Under Illinois Law” (both published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education).


First Year Curriculum – Contracts, Criminal Law, Torts; Real Property; Wills and Trusts