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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 Nevada Justice Association, the Clark County Bar Association, and the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Professional Recognition:

Mr. Lyons has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2008 in the areas of employment and labor law and was recognized in 2004 as one of the nations leading Business Lawyers in the area of employment law.

Articles:

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

EMPLOYMENT LAW:

1. Keith M. Lyons Jr., Employee Rights, People's Law School, May 11, 2010.

2. Keith M. Lyons Jr., Harassment Claims: Handling Internal Investigations and Litigation, National Business Institute, Human Resources Law Update, February 13, 2008.

3. Keith M. Lyons Jr., The Real Risk of Retaliation Claims and Recent Decisions Explained, National Business Institute, Advanced Employee Discharge & Discrimination, January 30, 2007.

4. Keith M. Lyons Jr., Sex, Race & Other Harassment in the Workplace, Sterling Education Services, Inc., Practical Applications of Employment Law, September 16, 2004.

5. Keith M. Lyons Jr., Tips for Preventing and Handling Employment Claims, National Business, Institute, Advanced Issues in Nevada Employment, February 26, 2004.

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

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

8. 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.

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

10. 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.

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

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

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. 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.

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

17. 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. Keith M. Lyons Jr., Dissolution of Marriage Proceedings, National Business Institute, Your Family Law Practice in the 21st Century, May 5, 2009.

2. Keith M. Lyons Jr. and Sonya Bucher, Adoptions, National Business Institute, Your Family Law Practice in the 21st Century, May 5, 2009.

3. Keith M. Lyons Jr., Child Custody and Visitation Rights. National Business Institute, Family Law From A to Z, June 15, 2007.

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

ETHICS:

1. Keith M. Lyons Jr., Building an Ethical Foundation, National Business Institute, Human Resources Law Update, February 13, 2008.

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

3. 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).

Lectures:

1. Employee Rights, The Peoples Law School, May 11, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada

2. Domestic Relations and Family Law, Nellis Air Force Base - Family Services, November 17, 2009.

3. Domestic Law, an overview of family and elder law issues, including divorce and custody; and wills trust guardianships and elder care issues; The Peoples Law School, May 21, 2008 (Keith Lyons lectured regarding Family Law; John F. O'Reilly lectured on Elder Law Issues).

4. Domestic Relations Panel - The People's Law School, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 14, 2006.

5. Domestic Relations Panel - The People's Law School, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2005.




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