Michael Patrick Lyons

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX

Deans & Lyons, LLP
 | 325 N. Saint Paul Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-965-8500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005, 2008 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

One of the founding partners of the Dallas-based litigation firm Deans & Lyons, Michael P. Lyons focuses primarily on complex civil litigation matters for clients nationally, Texas, and through the Dallas / Fort-Worth area.  Licensed to practice before both state and federal courts in Texas, he represents plaintiffs and defendants alike in diverse cases involving business disputes, commercial litigation, products liability, construction accidents, oil and gas, personal injury and wrongful death claims and medical malpractice. With 14 years experience, Mr. Lyons provides vigorous and responsive representation to all of his clients, whether they are large corporations, small businesses or individuals. 

In 1995, Mr. Lyons obtained a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas. He then went on to receive his law degree, cum laude, from the South Texas College of Law in Houston, where he graduated as a member of the Order of the Lytae while serving as an assistant editor for the Corporate Counsel Law Review. Mr. Lyons has contributed to the legal continuing education community by publishing various articles and presenting speeches on obtaining, presenting and excluding evidence during trial for the University of Houston’s Continuing Legal Education Program.

Mr. Lyons has cultivated a strong presence in his legal community as well. He has received Martindale-Hubbell's top rating of AV-Preeminent,* and he serves as a member of several committees for the Dallas Bar Association and formerly served as a Director of the Dallas Chapter of Texas Exes. He is additionally a member of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and the Dallas Bar Association. In 2008, he was recognized for his philanthropic work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by KTVT Channel 11, which named him a "Texan with Character."  He has also been named to the Dallas Bar Foundation.  

Lyons has been named as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" by D Magazine multiple times, has been recognized as a "Rising Star" seven previous times, and has been named a Super Lawyer as recently as 2013.

*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 (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Construction Litigation (20%): Construction Defects

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Construction Defects

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2005, 2008 - 2013

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About Michael Lyons

Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.deanslyons.com/Attorneys/Michael-P-Lyons.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Texas Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2011
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2011
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40, D Magazine, 2006
  • Order of the Lytae, South Texas College of Law
  • Cum Laude, South Texas College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Judiciary Committee, Dallas Bar Association
  • Law Day Committee, Dallas Bar Association
  • Law in the Schools & Community Committee, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Board of Directors, Texas Exes, Dallas Chapter, 2001 - 2007
  • Courthouse Committee, Dallas Bar Association, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, 2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Assistant Editor, Corporate Counsel Review
  • "Conduct, Character and Remedial Measures–The Article IV Rules of Evidence", Advanced Evidence and Discovery, University of Houston CLE Program, 2008
  • "Character Evidence, Subsequent Remedial Measures, and Offers of Settlement", How to Offer and Exclude Evidence, University of Houston CLE Program, 2008

Educational Background:

  • The University of Texas, B.A., 1995
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Office Location for Michael Patrick Lyons

325 N. Saint Paul Street
Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: 214-965-8500

 

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Last Updated: 5/1/2018

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