O. P Dodson , Norfolk, Virginia ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2019 *fiscal year, Judge O P Dodson has disposed 351 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Norfolk, Virginia. Out of those 351 dispostions, 53 were dismissed, 164 were approved and 134 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Dodson has approved in Norfolk for the 2019 fiscal year is 47%. The information below for Judge O P Dodson was last updated on 6/11/2019.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Norfolk 2010 554 497 206 291 10%53%37%
Norfolk 2011 528 454 201 253 14%48%38%
Norfolk 2012 576 505 225 280 12%49%39%
Norfolk 2013 533 456 173 283 14%53%32%
Norfolk 2014 510 445 208 237 13%46%41%
Norfolk 2015 540 453 219 234 16%43%41%
Norfolk 2016 515 431 186 245 16%48%36%
Norfolk 2017 472 402 179 223 15%47%38%
Norfolk 2018 196 170 72 98 13%50%37%
Norfolk 2019 351 298 134 164 15%47%38%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
O P DodsonNo Stats for FY 2020
All ALJs in Norfolk Office 16% 43% 41%
All ALJs in Virginia20%39%41%
All ALJs in the Nation20%42%38%
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Judge: O. P Dodson
2/23/2018 11:06:47 AM

I have been fighting for my disability for going on 5 years now. When I had a hearing this judge was on circuit closed tv network. Several times during my testimony I caught him looking away and was distracted by something around him there, not really listening to what I was testifying too. He denied my claim yet again and I'm appealing that as well. IMHO, he needs to vacate his position because he's not listening to the claimant, nor reading the doctor statements. In fact this judge very bluntly put it in black and white that my doctor didn't have the correct ability to make such statements about my health and neurological status. I have a spinal cord implant that cost my insurance over $400,000.00 with out this unit I'm paralyzed from mid chest down, even with the unit I still fall from the loss of use of my legs. Since the replacement of this unit over a year ago I now can no longer hold things in my hands, my hands shake all the time now, I have great difficulty in writing anymore. I wonder how he'd feel not being able to know you have to go to the bathroom? or being able to do for yourself? Live in pain 24/7? I feel he needs to step off the bench.

Judge: O. P Dodson
4/7/2017 10:07:24 PM

The judge was texting while i stated my disability to him, i just wrote Washington DC and FTC about him, I didn't get a fair hearing at all even though i'm disabling sick with diabetes neuropathy, degenerative joint disc and degenerative joint disease, asthma, and a list of other documented disabling issues. The vocational expert claimed i can stand at a cash register and press buttons all day with numb painful hands and feet, This deserve special attention from the commander and chief. I will write everyday until i get answers.

LaKesha Mills
Judge: O. P Dodson
1/24/2017 1:04:27 PM

I have Bren fighting for my disability for over three years. Finally had my hearing on 12/13 and seem it went well until at the end, the judge said he would have to review my records and send me a letter. The vocational expert stared there were no jobs available for the criteria my attorney stated

Judge: O. P Dodson
10/8/2016 5:36:48 PM

Very nice judge, he listened to what myself and my attorney had to say. My hearing was 10/6/16 Waiting on a approved or not letter.

stacey douglas
Judge: O. P Dodson
3/4/2015 1:00:55 PM

This judge conducted a hearing on December 18,2014 and he was sleeping or appeared to be sleeping and then he started doing neck exercise and did not pay attention he should be removed from being a judge.

Judge: O. P Dodson
6/13/2012 8:31:21 PM

Such a nice man however that "concerned presentation" disarms Claimants and you may find out facts that dramatically change your case when your client testifies! All and all a fair ALJ.

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