Sean Michael Lyons, partner

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Sean Lyons was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He served as a Federal Judicial Law Clerk in Brownsville, Texas for the Hon. United States District Judge Filemon B. Vela. With over 20 years of trial experience Sean has helped plaintiffs injured by medical malpractice, defective medical devices, pharmaceuticals, civil rights violations and asbestos. He is a member of the bars of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Hawaii, and has also appeared in courts in California, Idaho, Colorado, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio and Massachusetts. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Languages: English, Spanish


University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1994
American University, B.A., with honors, 1991

admissions, memberships, honors

Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Judicial Law Clerk for the Hon. U.S. District Judge Filemon Vela, Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division
Member: State bars of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Hawaii
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Courts, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, District of New Mexico and Southern District of Illinois
American Bar Association
Texas Bar Association
Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Austin Bar Association
Fellow: Austin Bar Foundation
Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association
San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2003)
American Association for Justice
Director: Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming—Graduate, Class of 2007
Chair of the Bexar County Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for Fen-Phen Litigation
Director: Lawyers’ Committee on Civil Rights (no longer operating)
Honorary Lawyer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico, through the Consulate General in San Antonio
American Board of Trial Advocates