Robert C. Lyon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Rowlett, TX

Robert Lyon & Associates
 | 3301 Century Drive, Suite A, Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 972-412-0412
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Robert C. Lyon of Robert Lyon & Associates in Rowlett, Texas, devotes a large portion of his practice to representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases and the remaining portion to business litigation. His cases frequently involve injuries to children, construction accidents, defective products, workplace injuries and wrongful deaths. He has been certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1991 and has been rated* AV-Preeminent by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell.

In 1979, Mr. Lyon earned his Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at Hofstra University in 1976, graduating summa cum laude with a double major in marketing and management. Admitted to practice in Texas, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the Supreme Court of the United States and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Mr. Lyon is a member of the Rockwall Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association and the Mesquite Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America and the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Lyon has held numerous positions in several of these organizations. He is a former director, treasurer, secretary, vice-president and president of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and a former president of the Rockwall Bar Association. He has served as the associate director and director of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and also served on various committees for this organization. Mr. Lyon is a life member of the National Rifle Association and the Dallas Safari Club, and he is a member of Ducks Unlimited and Trial Lawyers Care.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident

Business Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident


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Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017

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About Robert Lyon

Admitted: 1980, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas Regional Attorney Outstanding Effort, 1983
  • Fort Worth Police Officers Association Award for Assistance to Police Officers and their Families, 1989
  • Who's Who in American Law, 1994 - Present
  • "Texas Super Lawyer", Texas Monthly and Texas Lawyer, 2003 - 2014
  • Public Justice Achievement Award from Trial Lawyers For Public Justice, 2004
  • Martindale-Hubble, rating "AV"

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1991

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Secretary, 1994
  • State Bar of Texas, State Bar # l2739900
  • Rockwall Bar Association, Member
  • Mesquite Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas Administration of the Rules of Evidence Committee, 1998 - 2000
  • Courthouse Committee, 2002 - 2003
  • Legal Ethics Committee, 2000
  • Fee Dispute Committee, 1998
  • Dallas Bar Association Judiciary Committee, 1998
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1990-1992
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Treasurer, 1993
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Vice-President, 1995
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, President Elect, 1996
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1997
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Associate Director, 1991 - 1999
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1999 - 2008
  • Rockwall Bar Association, President, 1990-1991
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association For Justice(ATLA)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1984     
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1982
  • Supreme Court of Texas, l980
  • United States Supreme Court, 1992

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Life Member, National Rifle Association
  • Life Member, Dallas Safari Club
  • Trial Lawyers Care
  • Patron/Gold Member, Ducks Unlimited

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author and Speaker, State Bar of Texas, "Recognizing Third Party Actions" 1986 & 1988
  • TTLA Trial Advocacy College of Texas Faculty Member, 2001

Educational Background:

  • Hofstra University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Honors: With Highest Honors, Major: Marketing and Management, 1976
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Office Location for Robert C. Lyon

3301 Century Drive, Suite A
Rowlett, TX 75088

Phone: 972-412-0412


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Last Updated: 2/15/2017

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