Codie Dukes is Senior Counsel at Tyson & Mendes. A member of the firm’s Complex Trial Team, she has extensive litigation experience representing individuals and businesses in California state and federal district court cases involving catastrophic injury and damages claims. Ms. Dukes achieved successful resolution in a variety of cases involving personal injury, fraud, property damage, and complex trust disputes. She has successfully obtained defense verdicts and moved for summary judgment in favor of defendants in both general and professional liability lawsuits. She routinely negotiates settlements for pennies on the dollar in cases involving 7 and 8-figure demands.
Ms. Dukes achieved successful resolution in a variety of cases involving personal injury, fraud, property damage, and complex trust disputes. She has successfully moved for summary judgment in favor of defendants in both general and professional liability lawsuits. Ms. Dukes was part of a multi-attorney team that obtained an $11 million judgment in favor of a trust beneficiary against the trustee. She also negotiated many general and professional liability settlements for pennies on the dollar where the amount demanded exceeded $1 million.
Ms. Dukes was a Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honors Society member and received her B.S. in Political Science from California State University San Bernardino in 2000. She earned her J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego in 2003, where she competed as a member of the mock trial team.
In her free time, Ms. Dukes enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys music, dancing, skating, and the great outdoors.
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