Charles W. Lyman

Charles W. Lyman

Partner

Charlie Lyman tried his first lawsuit to a jury verdict two weeks after going to work at a firm in 1972. Since that first trial, he has tried over 300 cases to verdict.

Mr. Lyman’s practice focuses on representation of individuals and companies, large and small, in construction-related litigation, products liability medical device litigation, professional-malpractice claims, premises-liability cases, personal-injury matters, plant-explosion cases, catastrophic industrial accident cases, as well as all other types of civil litigation. He has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for more than thirty years.

Mr. Lyman has an AV (“Preeminent”) peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been awarded Diplomate status by his peers in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is a past president of the Houston, Texas ABOTA chapter. He has also been selected for the Texas Super Lawyers® list by Thompson Reuters every year since 2005.

Telephone: 713.951.4100
Fax: 713.951.4181
clyman@hdbdlaw.com
1980 Post Oak Boulevard.
Suite 1800
Houston, Texas 77056

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    University of Houston Law Center, J.D. 1970
    University of Arkansas, B.S./B.A. 1967
  • Honors & Awards
    • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, 1978
    • Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine (2005-2017)
  • Professional Affiliations & Activities
    • Defense Research Institute
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Virginia State Bar
    • Houston Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Board of Directors 1992-94)
    • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
    • Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow)
    • American Institute of Architects (AIA) Trust