Robert C. Lyon

Lyon, Gorsky & Gilbert, L.L.P.photo_bl

Phone: 972-412-0412
Fax: 972-475-5804

Born, 1953, Southampton, New York.

Doctor of Jurisprudence – Southern Methodist University, May, 1979.

Bachelor of Business Administration With Highest Honors in Management, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, double major in management and marketing October, 1976.

Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law 1991 – date by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Robert Lyon & Associates
3301 Century Drive, Suite A
Rowlett, TX 75088

Lyon, Gorsky, Gilbert & Livingston, L.L.P.
3131 McKinney Avenue
Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75204


Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
President, 1997
President Elect, 1996
Vice-President, 1995
Secretary, 1994
Treasurer, 1993
Director, 1990-92

Rockwall Bar Association
President, 1990-91

Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Associate Director, 1991 – 1999
Director 1999 – 2007

Dallas Bar Association Judiciary Committee (1998);
Fee Dispute Committee – (1998);
Legal Ethics Committee (2000);
Courthouse Committee (2002 – 2003).

State Bar of Texas Administration of the
Rules of Evidence Committee – (1998 – 2000).


Admitted to the United States Supreme Court, 1992
Admitted to the Supreme Court of Texas, 1980
Admitted to the Northern District of Texas
Admitted to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Member, Dallas, Mesquite & Rockwall Bar Associations
American Trial Lawyers Association (sustaining member)
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas – State Bar #12739900
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Federal Bar Association
Ducks Unlimited – Patron/Gold Member
Rowlett Chamber of Commerce, 1986 – date
Trial Lawyers Care
Dallas Safari Club – Life Member

Martindale-Hubble, rating “AV”

Public Justice Achievement Award from Trial Lawyers
For Public Justice – 2004

“Texas Super Lawyer” 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 by Texas Monthly and Texas Lawyer

Who’s Who in American Law, 1994 – date

Fort Worth Police Officers Association Award
for Assistance to Police Officers and their
Families – 1989

Combined Law Enforcement Association of
Texas Regional Attorney
Outstanding Effort – 1983

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TTLA Trial Advocacy College of Texas Faculty Member – 2001

State Bar of Texas – author and speaker – “Recognizing Third Party Actions” 1986 & 1988

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On March 6, 2013 LGGL attorneys, in conjunction with the Texas Municipal Police Association, presented this critical incident class in Allen, Texas to local law enforcement officers.