An Experienced Alabama Trial Lawyer Who Fights For The Injured
Attorney Champ Lyons III is committed to fighting for people across Alabama who were severely injured because of the negligence of others. Centered in Birmingham, he works to get the best possible outcome for every case. He has earned the respect of both his clients and the Alabama legal community. Champ is an award-winning lawyer. He is also AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell.
Please click the link below to read Champ’s attorney profile and learn more about his lengthy career:
Champ’s Career Before Starting Our Firm
Champ is the son of a former Alabama Supreme Court justice. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1994, and then obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1997. After law school, Champ served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Perry O. Hooper of the Supreme Court of Alabama. In 1998, Champ moved to Birmingham, where he began to practice with an insurance defense law firm. Champ practiced as a defense lawyer for approximately five years. In 2003, he decided to leave his partnership with the defense firm and start his law practice, Champ Lyons, III, P.C.. He now focuses on the other side of personal injury cases, representing individuals who have been victims of accidents or corporate wrongdoing. His experience as a trial lawyer for both injured people and companies gives him a unique skill set to help injured people.
A Noted Leader Within The State Bar And Local Community
Champ has served in many elected and appointed local legal organizations over the course of his career. He was elected to the 2006 class of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Alabama Association for Justice. He is a past president of the Emerging Leaders Section of the Alabama Association for Justice. Additionally, Champ served as an officer for two years on the Young Lawyer’s Section of the Birmingham Bar Association. In 2003, Champ was appointed by Gov. Bob Riley to serve as an administrative law judge for the State Health Planning and Development Agency.
In addition to his work with the legal community, Champ gives back to the local Birmingham community. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham and the Birmingham Monday Morning Quarterback Club (a group that raises money every year for the Crippled Children’s Foundation). Champ is also active with the Birmingham Athletic Partnership.
Champ lives in Birmingham with his wife, Elizabeth; his sons, Champ IV and Lawson; and his daughter, Kerry.
An Experienced Personal Injury Advocate
Champ is licensed to practice in all state and federal trial courts in Alabama and in the United States Court of Appeals for 11th Circuit. His primary area of practice is personal injury law, especially concerning accidents involving:
- Motor vehicles and collisions
- The death of a loved one
- Malpractice in nursing homes
- Injuries caused by dangerous products
- Intentional acts of violence
- Injuries caused by dangerous property conditions
- Commercial trucks
- Construction sites
Learn More By Contacting Our Birmingham Office
You can schedule your free consultation now and learn more about how Champ can help you. Please call us at 205-930-3131 or send us an email to schedule your free first meeting. We take immediate action on behalf of our clients.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.