Profile

Name

Ted Lyon

Firm

The Law Offices of Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Firm Website

http://www.tedlyon.com

City

Mesquite

State

TX

Bio

Ted B. Lyon Jr. graduated from East Texas University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science. Ted received his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1975, and was licensed by the Texas Supreme Court in 1976, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas in 1976, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in 1984, the United States Supreme Court in 1986, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in 1993.

Areas of Practice:

  • Environmental Law
  • Personal Injury – Plaintiffs
  • Products Liability Law
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Toxic Torts

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 1976

U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1976

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1984

U.S. Supreme Court, 1986

U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993

Education:

Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1975
J.D.

East Texas University, 1972
B.S., Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards:

Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Recipient: Lifetime Service Award, Texas Municipal Police Association, 1992

Vision and Courage Award, Kyle Facility New Vision Treatment Program, 1992

Legislative Crime Fighter of the Year, Greater Dallas Crime Commission, 1991

Legislative Honor Roll Award, Texas District and County Attorneys Association, 1991

Legislator of the Year, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1991

People’s Choice Award, Texas Association of Home Health Agencies, 1991

Legislative Award, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, 1991

Legislative Award, Greater Austin Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, 1991

Legislative Award, Texas Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, 1991

Legislative Excellence Award, Texas Black Bass Unlimited, 1989

Legislative White Hat Award, Texas Farmers Union, 1989

Legislator of the Year, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1987

Senator of the Year, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1985

Legislative Conservationist of the Year, Sportsmen’s Clubs of Texas, 1985

Conservation Legislator of the Year, Texas Outdoor Writers Association, 1985

Legislative Service Award, Sierra Club, 1985

Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Texas Legislature, Texas Catholic Conference, 1985

One of Four Best Legislators, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1983

Legislator of the Year, Common Cause of Texas, 1981

One of Two Outstanding Legislators, Dallas County Sheriff’s Association, 1981

One of Ten Best Legislators, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1981

All-Star Legislator, I’D” Magazine, 1981

Outstanding Freshman Legislator, Texas House of Representatives, 1979

One of Four Best Legislators, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1979

One of Four Best Legislators, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1979

Included in the Top 10 Best Litigators in Dallas, Texas by D Magazine 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Mesquite Bar Association
Treaserer, 1977; Secretary 1979; Vice President 1979; President 1980

Dallas Rockwall County Bar Association
Member

American Bar Association
Member

State Bar of Texas
Member

Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Member

College of the State Bar
Member

American Board of Trial Advocates
Member

Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Directors

Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Directors

Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Board of Directors

Birth Information:

1948