Dorothy “Dodie” R. Sachs
Dorothy “Dodie” Sachs, born in Pearisburg, Virginia, admitted to Georgia in 2004. Dorothy “Dodie” Sachs is an attorney in the O’Kelley & Sorohan Litigation Department and is the lead attorney in the Family Law Division of the firm. Dorothy “Dodie” Sachs is the divorced and remarried mother of a blended family. She and her husband have five children. Ms. Sachs is on the Leadership track of the Gwinnett County Bar Association, and is Treasurer for 2017- 2018. She currently teaches the Family Law Information class at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars. In 2017, she 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. In 2015, Ms. Sachs was selected to participate in the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) Leadership Academy Class. In 2014, she was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Atlanta Legal Aid Society for her work with the Gwinnett Pro Bono Project and Gwinnett Legal Aid.
Ms. Sachs was appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia as a mentor for the Transition into Law Practice Program. Ms. Sachs is admitted to practice in the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, United States District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Georgia. She earned her J.D. degree from Tulane University School of Law (2004). She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in Religious Studies (1997).