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Joseph Michael Lyon

Joseph Michael Lyon

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury, Commercial, Administrative Law, Class Action

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 75%
    12 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    12 years
  3. Class Action: 5%
    10 years, 2 cases
  4. Administrative Law: 5%
  5. Commercial: 5%



Contingent (25-40%)

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Contact Info

The Lyon Firm, A Law Corporation

22 West 9th
Cincinnati, OH, 45202




Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyers-Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2009
ATLA New Lawyer Division Member SpotlightATLA2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalThe Lyon Firm, A Law Corporation2006 - Present
AssociateLopez, Hodes, Restaino, Millman & Skikos2004 - 2006
AssociateDavid W. Kapor and Associates2003 - 2004
Judicial ExternNorthern District of Illinois2001 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeExecutive Committee2009 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2006
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2003 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersMember2003 - 2006
Cincinnati Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2007

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Smith v. Argo ConstructionThe case was resolved for 1.75 million
Briner v. ChryslerSettlement for confidential amount
Lewis v. John Doe SurgeonThe case settled for a confidential amount.

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Publication NameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarPunitive Damage in Ohio Post Phillip Morris and Exxon2009
National Business Institute SeminarThe Weight of Expert Testimony2009
American Association for Justice (AAJ)A Separate Piece in Seeking Justice2009
LCC e-BulletinZyprexa: A Case Study on Why Union and Welfare Funds Should Engage in Third Party Payor Suits2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Illinois Institute of TechnologyN/Alaw2002
Loyola College in MarylandPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Punitive Damages: Current Trends and StrategiesThe Weight of Expert Testimony2009
Punitive Damages: Current Trends and StrategiesPunitive Damages2009
Chase Law SchoolJury Selection2009
University of Cincinnati Law School OrientationATLA2003