Marc P. Lyons
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
“Florida Legal Elite”, ”Super Lawyer” and “AV® Preeminent Rated” attorney Marc P. Lyons chairs the Personal Injury Division at Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A.
Prior to founding Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A., Mr. Lyons was a founding and managing partner at the LyonsSnyder Law Group, P.A. In addition, Mr. Lyons served as a Prosecutor in Broward County, Florida where he earned a reputation for trial excellence in cases ranging from Driving While Under the Influence and Possession of Cocaine to Attempted First Degree Murder and Armed Drug Trafficking. During his tenure at the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Lyons was promoted to the Economic Crime Unit where he was responsible for filing, investigating and prosecuting some of the most complex white collar and/or financial crimes in Broward County.
At Lyons, Snyder & Collin, P.A., Mr. Lyons aggressively litigates all personal injury matters, including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, cycling accidents, slip and falls, trip and falls, premise liability, and bad faith insurance claims. Mr. Lyons has obtained lucrative financial settlements for professionals and athletes injured by the negligence of others.
In 2011, Mr. Lyons was recognized by Florida Trend magazine as “Florida Legal Elite: Top Up and Comer“. This prestigious designation, selected by other lawyers in Broward County, is awarded upon approximately 2% of all attorneys each year.
In 2012, Mr. Lyons received an “AV® Preeminent Rating” by Martindale Hubbell. An AV® certification rating is the highest rating provided by Martindale-Hubbell – a testament to the fact that Mr. Lyons’ peers rank Mr. Lyons at the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability, based on legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
In 2012, the Wall Street Journal and Miami Magazine listed Marc P. Lyons as a “Top Young Attorney in Florida” as selected by peer recognition and professional achievement.
In 2012 and 2013, Super Lawyers magazine recognized Mr. Lyons as a “Rising Star“ in the field of personal injury. The Super Lawyers selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only up to 2.5% of all attorneys in Florida are designated “Rising Stars.”
- Florida, 2004
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, 2009
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2009
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2006
- Stetson University College of Law, Saint Petersburg, Florida, 2004
- Doctor of Jurisprudence
- Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2001
- Bachelor of Arts, History
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Florida Bar YLD Board of Governors (2009–present)
- Board of Advisors for the L.E.A.D. Organization (2008-present)
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (feature presenter 2012 conference)
- Broward County Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
- Broward County Bar Association
- Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Federal Bar Association
- Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
Latest Articles by marc
April 24, 2013
As a Broward County personal injury attorney, I am oftentimes asked by potential clients, “Am I the BEST personal injury attorney in Broward County?” My response is always the same, “I am very experienced and have excellent credentials and, as such, may be the BEST personal injury attorney for this case depending on your specific needs and wants.” Since every client has different needs and wants, no one personal injury attorney can claim to be the BEST for everyone all the time. I created this brief cheat sheet citing factors a potential client should seek when hiring the BEST personal injury attorney for their specific needs and wants. Each potential client will weigh the factors below differently which is why there are many BEST personal injury attorneys in Broward County.
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March 7, 2013
As a personal injury attorney in Fort Lauderdale, I am amazed by how many individuals seek legal representation for an injury suffered weeks if not months after an accident. This is a mistake and could jeopardize future claims for damages. In fact, I cannot think of a single situation where an individual would not benefit from speaking with an experienced personal injury attorney immediately after an accident.
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