J. MATTHEW DUDLEY

Co-Founder

Location: Libertyville, Illinois

A co-founder of the firm of Dudley & Lake, Mr. Dudley handles complex medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. He has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in counties throughout Illinois. Many of these results have represented the highest jury verdict or settlement in that county’s history. Mr. Dudley serves on the Board of Managers for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association and American Trial Lawyers Association where he serves on the Leaders Forum. In 2002, he was named by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as one of “40 under 40”.

EDUCATION

University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma

J.D. – 1993

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

B.S., Communications – 1989

Honors: Dean’s List

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Advocates, 1997 – Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Division Counsel, 1997 – Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Managers
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Leaders Forum