Kevin Yee is Senior Counsel in Tyson & Mendes’ San Diego office. He specializes in premises liability and personal injury defense. Mr. Yee has represented client in litigation throughout Southern California for more than 10 years. He serves as multi-state Firm Liaison for global commercial real estate services and investment firm CBRE, Inc.
Before joining Tyson & Mendes, Mr. Yee resolved numerous litigation matters including wildfire litigation, consumer law, financial elder abuse claims, and complex disputes in trust and probate litigation.
Mr. Yee obtained his B.A. in International Studies, Political Science with a focus in Chinese Studies graduating cum laude in 2006. He obtained his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2009.
Outside of his practice, Mr. Yee enjoys distance running with his wife, exploring San Diego’s amazing craft brewery community, and volunteering at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography where he has served as a Tide Pool Interpreter for the public.
Motorcycle lane splitting has long been a controversial topic. State laws throughout the country differ on whether lane splitting is legal and how lane splitting is analyzed in personal injury litigation. From a policy perspective, many view the practice of travelling between lanes in heavy traffic as inherently dangerous behavior while others focus on the benefits of lane splitting to the flow of traffic in congested areas.
With the passage of California Senate Bill 54, also known as California’s “sanctuary state” bill, immigration has been at the forefront of the California Legislature this year. Amid the ongoing debate, in the 2016 and 2017 legislative sessions the California Legislature also developed and introduced bills and legislation fundamentally changing the way immigration status is can be used in California Civil Litigation matters.