charles w. lyman

Houston Lawyer Charles Lyman

Telephone 713.759.1990
Facsimile 713. 652.2419

1980 Post Oak Boulevard,
Suite 1800
Houston, Texas 77056

areas of practice


general negligence
and commercial claims

product liability


charles w. lyman

Charlie Lyman tried his first lawsuit to a jury verdict two weeks after going to work for the firm (then known as Talbert, Giessel & Stone) in 1972. Since that first trial, he has tried over 200 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.


University of Houston, J.D. 1970

University of Arkansas, B.S./B.A. 1967

Bar & Court Admissions



U. S. Court of Military Appeals

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

Recognition & Awards

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, 1978

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers magazine (2005-2014, 2016)