ROBERT CHARLES LYON

This area is to provide you with additional information about Bob Lyon and attorneys that are Board Certified. Bob feels that it is important for you to know additional information that can help you, the consumer. When you are contacting or employing an attorney, you want the best person for you, your family, friends and loved ones.

Bob Lyon is a Board Certified Attorney - Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been Board Certified since 1991.

WHAT IS A BOARD CERTIFIED ATTORNEY?

The Texas Board of Legal Specialization recognizes attorneys in various areas of law, who because of experience, training and knowledge are awarded certificates of special competence.

Q: What are the general requirements for Board Certification?
                 A: - Been licensed for at least 5 years
- Spent three years of practice in specialty field
- Devoted 25-50% of practice to field of specialty
- Handled a wide variety of cases in field
- Attended continuing legal education seminars
- Received approval of judges and colleagues
- Passed a written examination


Q: How long does an attorney remain certified?
A: Certification is for a period of 5 years. To remain certified after that time, every 5 years the attorney must apply for re-certification meeting the requirements for continuing legal education, peer review and substantial involvement in the specialty field.


Q: How does the consumer know whether an attorney is Board Certified?
A: A Board Certified attorney is entitled to indicate certification on the business card and letterhead, display of the Certificate of Special Competence, and by listing the certification in legal directories and telephone listings under "Attorneys (or Lawyers) - Board Certified".

 

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