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JLTLA Member Spotlight:
Anthony Lyons, Jr.

Anthony Lyons, Jr. is a third-year associate at Stewart Law Group, practicing banking litigation, commercial litigation, employment law, and insurance defense. Anthony earned his Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas Tech University and a Juris Doctorate from UNT Dallas College of Law.Anthony applies the dedication and persistence he learned as a student-athlete to his legal practice, delivering competitive results for his clients. His commitment led to success in collegiate sports, including Big XII conference championships and College World Series appearances. As an attorney, these traits have translated into courtroom success, where he effectively argues for summary judgments in state and federal courts and drafts persuasive briefs for arbitration hearings involving corporate clients nationwide. In addition to his practice, Anthony actively supports the UNT Dallas College of Law and the City of Dallas. At UNT Dallas, Anthony excelled academically and achieved competitive success on multiple mock trial teams. Now, as an attorney, Anthony mentors first-year law students through the Bedford Mentorship program and coaches UNT Dallas’ mock trial team. Recently, Anthony guided four students to regional recognition at the 2024 Black Law Student Association’s Regional and National Mock Trial Competition.In addition to mentoring, Anthony holds two key roles supporting the City of Dallas. First, Anthony serves on the Judicial Nominating Commission, collaborating with others to select qualified candidates for judicial positions in Dallas. Second, Anthony is a member of the District Attorney’s Advisory Council, where he helps develop policies to educate the public about the District Attorney’s office and enhance public safety. Anthony continues to pave new paths as a young Black attorney practicing in Texas.

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Past Highlights of JLTLA

Annual Dallas Black Women Attorney's Sparkler

Paralegal Section

State Bar of Texas Newsletter Award

Annual Holiday Party