Tyson Dobbs concentrates his practice in the defense of hospitals, medical professionals, and other healthcare providers against claims of medical negligence. He has experience in cases alleging negligent long-term medical care at rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities, and is well-versed in the various regulatory and statutory schemes governing the treatment at such facilities. He has also successfully represented healthcare providers in cases involving the treatment of elderly patients, having obtained summary dismissal of elder abuse claims on several occasions.
Prior to joining HPS, Tyson was an associate at Woods Erickson & Whitaker.
Following law school, Tyson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kenneth Cory of the Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada.
During law school, Tyson served as a judicial extern at the Washington State Court of Appeals and an intern with the Spokane City Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. He also successfully completed in national moot court competitions in both 2009 and 2010.
Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2010)
University of Nevada Las Vegas, B.S. Accounting (2007)
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada (2011)
U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Cir.) (2012)