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About Gary A. Dordick

Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation is a trial attorney specializing in plaintiff jury trials and has over 150 Jury trials in his career.

Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation is a trial attorney specializing in plaintiff jury trials and has over 150 Jury trials in his career. Mr. Dordick went directly from high school to law school, never attending college. He put himself through a four-year night program while working at a law office, where he started as a file room clerk.  Immediately after passing the bar, Mr. Dordick opened his own law firm, starting out with no employees.  Now, Dordick Law Corporation has three locations, 56 employees, and 18 lawyers, including his three kids, Michelle, Dylan, and Taylor, as associate lawyers.  Mr. Dordick is also on the executive board of the ABOTA Los Angeles chapter and will be The ABOTA President in 2025.  He is an Emeritus member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Board of Governors and was just inducted into the Hall of Fame on June 8, 2023.  He won CAALA's Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2001.  He has been nominated for CAALA's Trial Lawyer of the Year an unprecedented eleven times. He is CAOC's (Consumer Attorneys of California) 2009 Trial Attorney of the Year.  He was announced one of the Daily Journal's Top 100 Lawyers in California in 2017, 2021, and 2022 as well as one of the Daily Journal's Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California for 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.  Mr. Dordick was named Jury Verdicts Trial Lawyer of the Year.  In 2016, he was awarded the Loyola Law School Champion of Justice Award for his career achievements representing Plaintiffs. In 2015, he received the “Civil Advocate Award” from the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC).  In 2003, Mr. Dordick received the University of West Los Angeles's highest honor – The Bernard Jefferson Award.  Mr. Dordick founded Dordick Trial College in Cabo San Lucas, B.C. which holds an annual trial school with all the proceeds going to cancer research.  Mr. Dordick frequently lectures trial practice, ethics, and civility in the courtroom.  Some of his recent lectures include: CAALA Teaching PTA, CAOC National Webinar, Brain Injury Association, Loyola Law School, Western Trial Lawyers Association, Law-Di-Gras, ASCDC Annual Seminar, CAALA, and CAOC annual conference. He has held the record for the highest jury verdicts in numerous courthouses, including a record-breaking $125 million dollar jury verdict in Ventura County in 2016.  Mr. Dordick is extremely proud of starting The Dordick Trial College in 2020, located in Cabo San Lucas, MX., where 100% of the proceeds go to cancer research at Dana Faber Cancer Center in Boston.


  • Consumer Attorney's Trial Lawyer of the Year an unprecedented nine times
  • Won hundreds of six, seven, and eight figure verdicts and settlements
  • California's Trial Lawyer of the Year award
  • Million Dollar Advocate Award
  • Daily Journal Top Plaintiff Attorneys
  • Daily Journal Top 100 Plaintiff Attorneys
  • Bernard Jefferson's Award of Excellence
  • Who's Who Award of Best Lawyer in America
  • LA Magazine's, Super Lawyer 2003 - 2018

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Notable Verdicts and Settlements

  • $125 MILLION - Briones v. Zink - Verdict, Personal Injury
  • $72.6 MILLION - Greene v. Driz - Verdict, Battery/Mild TBI and PTSD
  • $55.3 MILLION - Steward v. Stratus Security Services, Inc. Verdict, Negligence
  • $42.7 MILLION - Murillo v. U-Haul - Settlement, Negligent Maintenance
  • $36.1 MILLION - Rodriguez v. Doe - Verdict, Trucking/Negligence
  • $31 MILLION - SOSA v. DJI Technology - Verdict, Personal Injury
  • $17 MILLION - Zesatti v. Doe Construction - Verdict, Personal Injury/Auto
  • $15 MILLION - Rodriguez v. City of LA - Verdict, Wrongful Death/Personal Injury
  • $15 MILLION - Lambert v. General Motors - Verdict, Personal Injury/Product Liability
  • $14 MILLION - Johnson v. University Community Association - Settlenent, Premises
  • $13.2 MILLION - Avila v. St. Sophia - Verdict, Wrongful Death/Premises/Mudslide

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Helping People Find Justice Since 1987

Dordick Law Corporation is a law firm specializing in civil litigation. Over the years, Mr. Dordick has focused on building his practice in order to maintain a high quality legal service.

Dordick Law Corporation only handles a very select number of cases at any one time. From the establishment of the law firm in 1987, Mr. Dordick has emphasized quality work and careful case selection. Every case accepted by Dordick Law Corporation is handled by Mr. Dordick personally.

About the Law Offices of Gary A. Dordick

The Dordick Law Corporation was formed in 1987 with one employee and a handful of cases. We built our reputation day by day, case by case to become one of Los Angeles's premiere law firms. Mr. Dordick attributes his success to the personal attention and the one-on-one approach he takes with each client. He firmly believes that lawyers should hold themselves to the highest ethical and moral standards, that a handshake and a man's word means everything. With this philosophy, we have triumphed over corporate giants, virtually every major insurance company and government agency. Gary A. Dordick believes no defendant is too big to see justice being served. Below is a list of some of our areas of expertise.


Awards & Recognition

City of Los Angeles Congratulations
Consumer Attorneys of California
CA State Assembly
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
American Board of Trial Advocates
Champions of Justice
Super Lawyers

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The Law Offices of Gary A. Dordick's success has been in a wide variety of civil cases including multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements

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Dordick Law Corporation is committed to answering your questions about Motorcycle Collisions, Car/Truck Accidents, Wrongful Termination, Dog Bites, Sexual Harassment/Rape, Construction Injuries, Product Defects, Medical Malpractice, Trip/Slip and Fall, Food Poisoning, Negligent Security, Chemical Exposure, Birth Injuries, and Pedestrian Accidents legal issues in California.

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