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James M. Lyons, Mediator & Arbitrator, Denver, Colorado.

James M. Lyons

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO, 80202
Tel: 303.628.9546
Fax: 303.623.9222
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Recognized to Colorado Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 1992
  • Total Mediations (as of Dec 2020): 25
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Dec 2020): 35
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Jim Lyons focuses his practice on complex business ‎litigation mediation and arbitration of all types, including corporate, securities, ‎and insurance law. He has more than 40 years of courtroom ‎and jury trial experience in state and federal courts.

Jim has over 25 years of ADR experience (arbitrator and mediator) in intellectual property rights , securities claims  (public companies and independent boards), class actions,  insurance claims and towers, mining, oil and gas,  franchises and distributorships and public policy issues


Case Experience

  • Anti-Trust
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Mining
  • Partnerships
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition


J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1971
B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 1968

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow; Colorado State Chair, 2004-2006
  •     International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
        Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  •     Ireland's Honorary Consul/Denver, 2009-present
  •     Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2011-2012
  •     Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System IAALS University of Denver, Advisory Board
  •     Colorado Denver and Illinois Bar Associations, Member
  •     Member of the AAA and ICDR Roster of Neutrals, Panel of Arbitrators, and Panel of Mediators
  •     Doyle's Inn Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Master Barrister
  •     Board of Trustees, Regis University, 1999-2008; 2012-Present
  •     Advisory Board, Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System
  •     Advisory Board, Center for Dependency Addiction and Recovery

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