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Douglas Scott Lyons

Douglas Scott Lyons, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1970, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1973, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1974. Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, Academy Florida Trial Lawyers, Dade County Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Riviera Country, University Club.

Background

Lyons, Douglas Scott was born on September 25, 1944 in Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Leslie E. LyonsLyons and Mary (Eckstrum) Lyons.

Education

Duke University (Bachelor of Arts, 1966). Florida State University (Juris Doctor, 1970).

Career

Worked at Lyons and Farrar, P.A. (Coral Gables, Florida) specializing in Federal and State Civil and Criminal Litigation, Personal Injury, Fraud, Employment Discrimination, Commercial Transactions, Domestic Relations, Trademark, Copyright, Medical Malpractice, Class Action. Admitted to the bar, 1970, Florida. Phi Delta Phi. Chairman, Dade County College for State Judiciary, 1978-1979, Vice Chairman, 1977-1978.

Member, 3rd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, 1978-1982. Member: Tallahassee and Dade County (Member: Board of Directors, 1977-1980. Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors, 1973-1976.

President, 1976-1977) Bar Associations. The Florida Bar (Member: Young Lawyers Section, Board of Governors, 1977-1979. Secretary, 1980-1981.

Grievance Committee, 1977-1978. Chairman, 1980-1981). Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.

American Board of Trial Advocates. Marsha Lyons and Charles Farrar formed Lyons and Farrar after leaving the United States. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida, where Lyons had been head of the Criminal Division and Farrar chief of the Fraud Division.

Douglas S. Lyons joined the firm in July of 1992 after 20 years with Stinson, Lyons and Bustamante, P.A. The firm has specialized in complex civil and criminal litigation primarily in federal court. Both Marsha Lyons and Charles Farrar have served as receivers and attorneys for receivers for numerous federal regulatory agencies including the S.E.C. Douglas Lyons has had a varied civil practice with a special emphasis on insurance defense and plaintiff's cases including medical malpractice and product liability. Recently the firm has spent an increasing amount of time on copyright, trademark and class action litigation.

They are active in professional associations and have taught in the field of trial advocacy.

Membership

Member, 3rd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, 1978-1982. Member: Tallahassee and Dade County (Member: Board of Directors, 1977-1980. Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors, 1973-1976.

President, 1976-1977) Bar Associations. The Florida Bar (Member: Young Lawyers Section, Board of Governors, 1977-1979. Secretary, 1980-1981.

Grievance Committee, 1977-1978. Chairman, 1980-1981). Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.

American Board of Trial Advocates.

Connections

Married Marsha Lundberg Lyons, October 31, 1970.