Roger Dixon is the founder and managing attorney of Dixon Law Firm, LLC. His practice includes family law, criminal defense, general civil litigation, school law, and probate.
After a distinguished career in public education teaching English and journalism, Roger Dixon entered the Charleston School of Law in 2006. While in law school Roger served two externships as a law clerk with the Charleston and Colleton County Public Defender’s Offices, where he gained valuable experience in criminal law and criminal trial practice. Roger also won the law school’s Cali Award for Excellence in Domestic Relations, became trained as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem, and was awarded the Charleston School of Law Pro Bono Award for his dedication to public service.
With 15 years of experience in the field of public education, Roger is particularly skilled in representing clients in dispute with public schools, especially with regard to students with special needs, students charged with crimes in schools, truancy, suspensions, expulsions, and teacher/district relations.
Prior to attending law school, Roger earned a Master’s in Teaching English from The Citadel in 1996. He also received a master’s in English from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English in 2006, where he received awards for his work in developing learning communities committed to youth leadership, the arts, and social advocacy. Those awards include: