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Deans & Lyons Attorneys Win $1.1 Million Judgment in Texas Contract Dispute

DALLAS - A judge has confirmed an arbitration award of more than $1.1 million in favor of a management services company in a breach of contract dispute with a doctors group. On March 31, 2016, Judge Bonnie Goldstein of Dallas County's 44th District Court entered a judgment confirming the award in favor of the management services provider against a local urology group. Deans & Lyons partners Michael Lyons and Christopher Simmons tried the case resulting in the seven-figure award. read more

Trial Attorneys Michael Lyons, Brian Lauten of Deans & Lyons Earn Place on Best Lawyers in Dallas List

DALLAS - Attorney Michael Lyons, co-founder of the Dallas-based trial law firm Deans & Lyons, LLP, and firm partner Brian Lauten have earned selection to the 2016 D Magazine list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas.

"Brian and I take great pride in the work we do on behalf of our clients and appreciate earning the recognition of our peers," says Mr. Lyons, who was named to the list for the fifth time. read more

Deans & Lyons Trial Lawyers Selected to 2016 Texas Rising Stars List

DALLAS - For a second consecutive year, every eligible lawyer at Dallas-based Deans & Lyons, LLP, has been selected to the annual Texas Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top young attorneys in the state. read more

Brain Injury Victim Reaches Confidential Settlement with Trucking Company the Week Before Trial

Teenager suffered severe injuries when struck by intoxicated truck driver with criminal history

DALLAS - Less than one week prior to the start of jury selection in Dallas County District Court, a confidential settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by the family of a 16-year-old girl from Wylie, Texas, who suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was struck by a drunken delivery truck driver while riding her bicycle. read more

Chris Simmons Named Partner at Dallas-based Trial Law Firm Deans & Lyons

DALLAS - The Dallas-based trial law boutique Deans & Lyons, LLP, is pleased to announce the promotion of trial attorney Christopher J. Simmons to Partner in the Dallas office. read more

Attorneys with Dallas-based Deans & Lyons Listed among Elite Lawyers in Texas

DALLAS - The Dallas-based boutique trial law firm Deans & Lyons, LLP is pleased to announce that four of the firm's attorneys have been selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list.

Firm partners Gregory L. Deans, Michael P. Lyons, Brian P. Lauten and Katherine H. Stepp were chosen in recognition of their work as trial lawyers.

Deans & Lyons Dallas Trial Attorneys Michael Lyons, Brian Lauten Earn Best Lawyer Honors

DALLAS, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas-based trial firm Deans & Lyons, LLP, is pleased to announce that co-founder Michael Lyons and firm partner Brian Lauten have been named to D Magazine's 2015 list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas.

"From individuals to small businesses to large companies, we take pride in being the firm clients turn to when the stakes are the highest," says Lyons. "Brian and I are honored by this recognition from our peers." read more

Five Attorneys From Dallas Office of Deans & Lyons Named to Texas Rising Stars List

DALLAS – All five eligible attorneys at Dallas-based Deans & Lyons, LLP, have earned selection to the 2015 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young lawyers.  read more

Deans & Lyons Wins Take-Nothing Verdict in Texas Commercial Loan Dispute

SAN ANTONIO --- Attorneys Robert A. "Bobby" McNiel and Kathleen Kilanowski of the Dallas-based law firm of Deans & Lyons, LLP, have won a take-nothing verdict in Bexar County District Court for three Florida men who faced damages claims totaling more than $3.4 million as part of a commercial loan dispute.  read more

Respected Trial, Appellate Attorney Brian Lauten Joins Deans & Lyons in Dallas

DALLAS - The Texas trial firm of Deans & Lyons, LLP, is pleased to announce that respected trial and appellate attorney Brian P. Lauten has joined the firm's Dallas office as a partner. read more

Deans & lyons 2014 super lawyers announcement

Super Lawyers recently named eight Deans & Lyons, LLP attorneys to the 2014 listing for Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in Texas are selected by a research team to receive the honor for Super Lawyers. Less than 2.5 percent receive the honor for Rising Star.

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Texas Firms Nowak & Stauch, LLP and Deans & Lyons, LLP Bring Some Relief to Victims of Halek Energy Oil & Gas Scam

June 18, 2014 Dallas, Texas. Nowak & Stauch, LLP and Deans & Lyons, LLP are continuing the fight that began in 2008 to recover for victims of the Halek Energy oil and gas scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors out of tens of millions of dollars.

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Deans & Lyons Represents Patient in Suit Against Baylor Health Care System and Christopher Duntsch

DALLAS—Deans & Lyons, LLP, a Texas-based litigation boutique, has filed suit against several defendants, including Baylor Health Care System and Christopher Duntsch, a neurosurgeon. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Barry Morguloff, alleges Mr. Morguloff has sustained permanent, severe personal injuries as a result of "what can only be described as one of the most prolific mass torts involving medical malpractice in Texas history."

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Deans & Lyons Lawyers Obtain a TRO against HashFast Technologies, "Freezing" its Bitcoin Wallets

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 28, 2014 - A Tarrant County district judge entered a temporary restraining order against HashFast Technologies, LLC and HashFast, LLC, enjoining certain activities related to its Bitcoin wallets.

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Five Deans & Lyons Lawyers Selected by Super Lawyers as 2014 Texas Rising Stars

DALLAS—Deans & Lyons, a Texas-based litigation boutique firm, is proud to announce that five of its lawyers have been selected by Super Lawyers as 2014 Texas Rising Stars, an annual list of top young lawyers in the state.

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Deans & Lyons Attorney Robert Bogdanowicz Talks Bitcoin Law

DALLAS—Dallas attorney Robert Bogdanowicz of Deans & Lyons recently discussed the emergence of cryptocurrency laws and regulatory issues with Bitcoin Sandwich, a popular Bitcoin podcast.

You can listen to Mr. Bogdanowicz’s interview with Bitcoin Sandwich click here or copy this link into your browser http://www.btcsandwich.com/

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Anatomy of a Tragedy

Dr. Christopher Duntsch's patients ended up maimed and dead, but the real tragedy is that the Texas Medical Board couldn't stop him.

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