Scott Lyford

Practice/Organization Description

Litigator, mediator, arbitrator, contract adviser. Trial attorney defending architects, engineers, contractors, land surveyors, real estate brokers, and other professionals throughout the South and Central Texas area. I am a Speaker at Risk Management Seminars, and instructor at Professional Practice Leadership Program sponsored by AIA San Antonio. Trained in mediation at the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center at the University of Houston. I have been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law since 1990 and Civil Appellate Law since 1991, and am the current chair of the San Antonio Bar Association Construction Law Section.

Bar Admissions

Texas (all courts)

United States Supreme Court

5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Western and Southern Districts of Texas

Education

BA - University of Texas 1968

JD - University of Texas 1975

Mediation Training - University of Houston, 2007.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

San Antonio Bar Association

Board - SABA Construction Law Section

Affiliate Member - San Antonio AIA

Honors and Awards

Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Civil Appellate Law and in Civil Trial Law

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice

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