Skip to main content

Client reviews

Not yet reviewed

About me

 I have practiced criminal law as a defense attorney for over 40 years and represented people in both federal and state matters in different states. I have both lectured and mentored or lawyers in over 20 different states and 3 foreign countries. The 6th Amendment right to counsel is critical to our system of justice


Practice areas


  1. White Collar Crime: 34%
  2. Child Abuse: 33%
  3. Criminal Defense: 33%

Attorney endorsements

1 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Evan Maxwell Rosen

    An excellent attorney! I highly recommend him.


    Evan Rosen Foreclosure Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Bruce M. Lyons Attorney At Law

110 SE 6th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301-5000


FLMember in Good Standing196709/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Gulkin AwardBroward County Criminal Defense Lawyers2015
Alumni Achievement AwardUniversity of Miami Law School2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
ListedBest Lawyers in America2015
Heeney AwardNational Asociation of Criminal Defense Lawyers1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
partnerLaw Offies of Bruce M. Lyons2014 - Present
PARTNERLyons and Sanders Chartered1977 - 2014
Supervisor of Trial DivisionBroward County Prosecutor1967 - 1971
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Forensic SciencesFellow2005 - Present
American Board of Criminal LawyersFellow2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationChair Criminal Justice Section2000 - 2001
Broward County Criminal Attorneys AssociationPresident1988 - 1989
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident1987 - 1988
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
US v Langenot guilty
See all legal cases 
Publication nameTitleDate
The Practical LitigatorDefending Violent Crimes1999
The Champion magazineDamage Control in Child Sex Cases1995
Broward County Barristerattorney client privilege1982
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor1967
University of MiamiPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1964
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law School programTrial Practice2014
Adjunct ProfessorTrial Practice2014
Annual MeetingExpert Witness Compensation issues2008
fall meetingUse of Jury Consultants in Cyber Age2007
Xian ChinaDomestic Violence2005
Fall MeetingIncluding Experts in Criminal Cases2005
sprig meetingRepresenting the Client Everyone loves to hate2004
Annual MeetingDealing with media in criminal cases2004
seminarDefense of Falsely Accused2003
Annual MeetingDefending the Falsely Acccused2003
ABA Conferen eTrial Demonstration on domestic violence2001
White Collar Crime InstituteFederal Sentencing Guidelines2000
Joint ConferencePsychological Expertize1999
Annual Meeting in Toronto CanadaTrial Skills in Criminal Cases1998
Annual MeetingExperts after Daubert1998
MeetingDomestic Violence in the Courtroom1993
Annual MeetingPsychological Witnesses1993
Annual MeetingContemporary Issues in Scientific Cases1992
Annual MeetingDrug Cases- Representation1992
Annual MeetingSex Abuse Defense1992