Ted Lyon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Mesquite, TX

Ted B. Lyon & Associates, P.C.
 | 18601 LBJ Freeway, Suite 525
Mesquite, TX 75150
Phone: 972-279-6571
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founding partner of The Law Firm of Ted B. Lyon & Associates in Mesquite, Texas, attorney Ted B. Lyon Jr. has devoted his entire practice to civil litigation, including personal injury matters involving wrongful death, transvaginal mesh and products liability as well as toxic torts, consumer protection and aviation law cases. A lifetime public servant repeatedly recognized in his capacities as police officer, state representative, state senator and trial lawyer, Mr. Lyon has earned a number of prestigious awards and honors dating back to 1979, including the Lifetime Service Award from the Texas Municipal Police Association, Legislator of the Year awards from multiple organizations and Martindale-Hubble's AV-Preeminent* rating.

Throughout his legal career that spans more than three decades, Mr. Lyon has represented clients in Dallas, Fort Worth and the surrounding areas in more than 150 jury trials. In addition to achieving several landmark verdicts and settlements, including three ranked among the Top 10, he has been featured on national television programs such as "60 Minutes," "Good Morning America" and "Dateline NBC." He is admitted to practice before the state courts of Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas.

In 1972, Mr. Lyon obtained a bachelor's degree in political science, and he earned his law degree from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1975. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Texas Bar Foundation, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Litigation Counsel of America and many other local and state organizations. He currently sits on the boards of directors for the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Aviation and Aerospace (10%): Aviation, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Aviation and Aerospace: Aviation, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017

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About Ted Lyon

Admitted: 1976, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.tedlyon.com/Attorneys/Ted-B-Lyon-Jr.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Included in the Top 10 Best Litigators in Dallas, Texas by D Magazine 2001
  • One of Four Best Legislators, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1979
  • Outstanding Freshman Legislator, Texas House of Representatives, 1979
  • All-Star Legislator, I'D" Magazine, 1981
  • One of Ten Best Legislators, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1981
  • One of Two Outstanding Legislators, Dallas County Sheriff's Association, 1981
  • Legislator of the Year, Common Cause of Texas, 1981
  • One of Four Best Legislators, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1983
  • Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Texas Legislature, Texas Catholic Conference, 1985
  • Legislative Service Award, Sierra Club, 1985
  • Conservation Legislator of the Year, Texas Outdoor Writers Association, 1985
  • Legislative Conservationist of the Year, Sportsmen's Clubs of Texas, 1985
  • Senator of the Year, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1985
  • Legislator of the Year, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1987
  • Legislative White Hat Award, Texas Farmers Union, 1989
  • Legislative Excellence Award, Texas Black Bass Unlimited, 1989
  • Legislative Award, Texas Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, 1991
  • Legislative Award, Greater Austin Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, 1991
  • Legislative Award, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, 1991
  • People's Choice Award, Texas Association of Home Health Agencies, 1991
  • Legislator of the Year, Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, 1991
  • Legislative Honor Roll Award, Texas District and County Attorneys Association, 1991
  • Legislative Crime Fighter of the Year, Greater Dallas Crime Commission, 1991
  • Vision and Courage Award, Kyle Facility New Vision Treatment Program, 1992
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Recipient: Lifetime Service Award, Texas Municipal Police Association, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Texas Bar Foundation Young Democrats of America
  • Member, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Member, Dallas Bar Foundation
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Board of Directors, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • President, Mesquite Bar Association, 1980
  • Vice President, Mesquite Bar Association, 1979
  • Secretary, Mesquite Bar Association, 1979
  • Treasurer, Mesquite Bar Association, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1976
  • Texas, 1976

Educational Background:

  • East Texas University, B.S., in Political Science, 1972
Office Location for Ted Lyon

18601 LBJ Freeway
Suite 525
Mesquite, TX 75150

Phone: 972-279-6571

 

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Last Updated: 5/15/2017

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