Tisha Dodge believes an entrepreneur can make a profit and serve a greater good. Her law firm, Dodge Legal Group, SPC, is the first, and presumed only, Texas Social Purpose Corporate Law Firm in Texas and provides legal services to social enterprises, start-ups, established businesses, and non-profits, empowering you with legal knowledge to maximize business growth.
Practice areas include: business formations, contract law, employment law, intellectual property, and Internet law known as cybersquatting (domain name disputes). Tisha is able to assist you with legal advice as a lawyer and with practical advice as a fellow business owner. In the first six months of opening her own business, she doubled her previous annual income. She now provides services to help other business owners to achieve the same success and to give back to the community that helped her. Tisha has been selected to assist in national conference training for Small Business Development Professionals (sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration) from across the U.S., Canada, and Latin America in 2012-2020. She also serves as an Adjunct Law Professor at Texas A&M University School of Law in its Community Development & Entrepreneurship Law Clinic, providing entrepreneurial services to underserved communities while simultaneously training law students, lecturing on Business Entities and Creating & Operating Nonprofits. She has also been selected to provide seminars to other lawyers on setting up their own law firms.
As an entrepreneur herself, Tisha works to stay on the cutting edge of her own industry and was an early authority for Texas Series LLCs. She also created the first educational source, teaching entrepreneurs about Texas Social Enterprises through StartUp Greater Good, PBC, the first and the only known Texas Public Benefit Corporation dedicated to supporting other social entrepreneurs. Additionally, the American Bar Association Journal, a publication read by half of the 1 million lawyers across the country, interviewed her due to her knowledge of the latest in technological apps for lawyers. Tisha is a Professional Member of the International Enneagram Institute and Certified Professional in Enneagram Applications as accredited by the International Enneagram Association of Georgia and the Atlanta Center for Wellness, using the Enneagram to empower her clients with greater leadership, relationship building, and conflict resolution through increased self-awareness.
Tisha earned her BA in Political Science from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and her JD from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1995. She is admitted to practice in all state courts of Texas, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2004 and 2005, Tisha was recognized as a “Texas Rising Star” Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine, which identified the top 2.5% of up and coming Texas attorneys. She has prosecuted complex litigation cases in over 15 states and is licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance as a Property & Casualty General Lines Agent 2007-2022.