William M. Lyons

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William M. Lyons was admitted to the California Bar in January 1969 after obtaining his J.D. degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in June 1968. He was a Professor of Law at his alma mater as well as a criminal defense lawyer, handling 8 death penalty jury trials and a total of 25 murder trials. He was also an Administrative Law Judge for 10 years, hearing cases involving disability applications for the Sacramento County Employees Retirement System.

Mr. Lyons now handles cases in areas including personal injury, professional negligence, product liability and medical malpractice.

Memberships and Distinctions

  • Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Judicial Arbitrator, Sacramento County Superior Court
  • Pro Tem Settlement Conference Judge and Pro Tem Trial Court Judge, Sacramento County Superior Court
  • Judicial Arbitrator/Mediator, El Dorado County Superior Court