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 Executive Committee for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and is the Second Vice President for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He has been recognized as one of the top 100 lawyers in the State of Illinois by both Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Leading Lawyers.

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 (2016-present) Executive Committee
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Second Vice-President (2019)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Third Vice-President (2018)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Board of Managers (2004-2015)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee (2019)
  • American Association of Justice