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Keith M. Lyons Jr.

Keith M. Lyons Jr.

Keith M. Lyons Jr., the founding shareholder of Lyons Law Firm, began his legal career in 1992 working as an associate for the Law Office of Daniel Marks in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Lyons worked as an associate for Daniel Marks for seven years, practicing primarily in the fields of Employment Law and Family Law. In 1999 Mr. Lyons founded the law firm which is presently known as Lyons Law Firm. The firm has enjoyed a reputation for excellence among judges, lawyers and the public since its founding. Mr. Lyons practice is primarily focused on two areas: 1) the representation of individuals and small employers regarding the complex and ever changing area of law known as employment law; and 2) family law.

When not practicing law, Mr. Lyons enjoys practicing Tae Kwon Do and Jido Kwan, working out and reading.


Education:

            Willamette University, College of Law

            Juris Doctorate, December 1991

            Certificate in Dispute Resolution, December 1991

            University of Nevada, Las Vegas

            B.S. Business Administration, December 1986


Bar Admissions:

            Supreme Court of Oregon, 1992

            Supreme Court of Nevada, 1992

            United States District Court, District of Nevada, 1992

            United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1999

            United States Supreme Court, 2004


Professional Organizations

Mr. Lyons is a member of the Nevada and Oregon State Bar Associations. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, the Clark County Bar Association, and the National Employment Lawyers Association.


Articles:

            Mr. Lyons has written numerous articles regarding employment law and family law issues. These articles include the following:


            Employment Law

            1.       Keith M. Lyons Jr., Preventing Lawsuits for Wrongful Termination, National Business Institute, Nevada Labor and Employment Law, February 6, 2003;

 

            2.         Keith M. Lyons Jr., Avoiding and Defending Employment Discrimination Charges, National Business Institute, Nevada Labor and Employment Law, February 6, 2003;

 

            3.         Keith M. Lyons Jr., In Your Client’s Interests - Ethical Considerations, National Business Institute, Nevada Labor and Employment Law, February 6, 2003;

 

            4.         Keith M. Lyons Jr., The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Laws which considered together pose significant land mines for employers, Clark County Bar Association, Employment Law CLE, November 9, 2001;

 

            5.         Keith M. Lyons Jr., The Americans with Disabilities Act, Developments in Reasonable Accommodation, Sterling Education Services, Employment Law Update, September 6, 2001;

 

            6.        Keith M. Lyons Jr., The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Laws which considered together pose significant land mines for employers, Clark County Bar Association; 2nd Annual New Developments in Labor & Employment Law;

 

            7.         Daniel Marks and Keith M. Lyons Jr., Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Lorman Education Services, Employment Law Update In Nevada, March 5, 1998;

 

            8.         Daniel Marks and Keith M. Lyons Jr., Recent Age and Retaliatory Discharge Cases, Council on Education in Management, Personnel Law Update 1998;

 

            9.         Daniel Marks and Keith M. Lyons Jr., The Nevada Supreme Court Limits Employer Liability, Council on Education in Management, 8th Annual Nevada Conference, Personnel Law Update 1997, Las Vegas, Nevada - March 20, 1997 and March 21, 1997;

 

            10.       Daniel Marks and Keith M. Lyons Jr., To Keep or To Fire? Legally Managing the Borderline Employee, Council on Education in Management, 8th Annual Nevada Conference, Personnel Law Update 1997 Reno, Nevada - February 18, 1997 and February 19, 1997;

 

            11.       Daniel Marks and Keith M. Lyons Jr., Developments in Nevada Wrongful Discharge and Employee Handbook Law - 1995, Lorman Education Services, Employment and Labor Law in Nevada, March 22, 1995;

 

            12.       Daniel Marks and Keith M. Lyons Jr., The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Cambridge Institute, Critical Employment Issues: Practical Solutions for Nevada Employers, 1994;

 

            13.       Daniel Marks and Keith M. Lyons Jr., Sex and Age Discrimination, State Bar of Nevada, Nevada Employment Law '94, April 1994.


            Domestic Relations and Family Law

            1.         Daniel Marks and Keith M. Lyons Jr., Malmquist: What does it mean? When does it Apply? How to Persuade Judges to Use It, CCBA Family Law Seminar, February 5, 1998.

            2.         Daniel Marks, Keith M. Lyons Jr., and Ronald J. Logar, Ethics As It Relates To Tax Consequences In Divorce National Business Institute, Tax Aspects of Divorce in Nevada Seminar, May 27, 1998 and May 28, 1998.


            Other Articles

            1.         Keith M. Lyons Jr., Everyone Pays to Clean Up America: A Discussion of CERCLA Section 107(a)(3) And The Term "Arranged for Disposal", Willamette Law Review, Volume 28, Number 3, p. 589 (1992).








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