Cody Dishon is a fierce advocate in the courtroom who continues to recover millions of dollars each year for his clients. He cares deeply about every client and the practice of law. Growing up in a working-class family, Cody knows firsthand the impact an accident can have on your life. He will be with you and your family every step of the way.
At age 30, Cody became one of the youngest in Texas history to achieve his board certification in personal injury trial law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Less than 2% of all Texas lawyers have earned it.
Hard Work and Dedication to His Profession
Cody’s success in the courtroom has not gone unnoticed by the legal community. In 2017, two of his settlements ranked in the Top 20 and both were featured in Texas Lawyer and VerdictSearch magazine. The National Trial Lawyers selected him as a “Top 40 under 40” lawyer. This list, by invitation only, is comprised of 40 lawyers under the age of 40 who have earned a reputation of excellence among their peers and have obtained exemplary settlements and verdicts. Additionally, Cody was named to the 2019 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star List.
Cody will always fight for the rights of injured workers and the families of those who have lost a loved one. He has represented people involved in offshore accidents, trucking accidents, industrial and other workplace accidents.
In just three years, Cody graduated summa cum laude from Lamar University with a business degree and then went on to earn his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in Houston at the age of 24. During his tenure at South Texas College of Law, Cody participated in voir dire, deposition, mock trial, and mediation programs. He also received many honors during law school, including recognition on the Dean’s list for multiple semesters, receiving the CALI Award for Excellence in Evidence and being declared the winner of the Texas Watch Hot Coffee Giveaway, a contest that required participants to explain why the U.S. civil justice system is important to all people.
Mr. Dishon is licensed to practice law in these courts:
State of Texas
United States District Court Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court Southern District of Texas
- Honorable Justice John Anderson of the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston, Judicial Clerk
- Provost Umphrey Law Firm, Personal Injury Lawyer (2012-2015)
- Ferguson Law Firm, Personal Injury Lawyer (2015 - )
Lamar University, Summa Cum Laude Bachelor Degree (2009)
South Texas College of Law, J.D. (2012)
Cody spends most of his free time with his wife, Julia Dishon, and family. He enjoys playing basketball, watching the Texans and Rockets, reading, listening to live music, and traveling.
Mr. Dishon is a member of the following legal organizations:
State Bar of Texas
American Inns of Court
Jefferson County Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
He previously served on the Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association board.