Andrea D. Lyon Biography
Andrea D. Lyon is a well-known American Criminal Defense Attorney working at Lyon Law. Also, she is a death penalty expert, an author, a former professor, and a law school dean with over four decades of experience. Her books include; Angel of Death Row: My Life as a Death Penalty Defense Lawyer, Team Defense in Criminal Cases, the Death Penalty: What’s Keeping It Alive, The Feminine Sixth: Women for the Defense, and “The Blame Game: Public Anti[ipathy to Mental Health Evidence in Criminal Trials”.
Andrea D. Lyon Education
She received her education at Rutgers University where she received her undergraduate degree. After that, she attended Antioch School of Law from 1973 to 1976, where she earned a Law Degree.
Andrea D. Lyon Career
Andrea is a criminal defense attorney working as a Partner at Lyon Law. She has been working at Lyon Law since February 2019. Lyon Law offers services for Criminal Trials and Appeals, Civil Litigation, and Professional Coaching of Public Speakers. Before joining Lyon Law, she was a Former Dean at Valparaiso University School of Law from July 2014 to June 2018. Prior to that, she was a Former Associate Dean and Clinical Professor of Law at DePaul University College of Law from July 2000 to July 2014. There, she was a clinical professor, running the Centre for Justice in Capital Cases, and Associate Dean of the clinical programs. From 2007 to 2013, she was a Member of Organizing for America.
She was then a Former Clinical Professor at The University of Michigan Law School from July 1995 to July 2000. Before that, she worked for Illinois Capital Resource Centre as a Director from September 1990 to July 1995. From September 1976 to September 1990, she was a Former Chief of, the Homicide Task Force at Cook County Public Defender. There, she was an assistant public defender in many assignments, and ultimately chief of the Homicide Task Force. Because of her exemplarity in her work, she has been awarded with various awards and honors such as; Operation Push’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Lyndon B. Johnson Dream-Makers Award, 2015, and The American Constitution Society’s Abner Mikva Legal Legends Award 2017.
Andrea D. Lyon Age
Andrea likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 70s.
Andrea D. Lyon Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m) tall.
Andrea D. Lyon Family
Lyon has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Andrea has any siblings.
Andrea D. Lyon Husband
Andrea is married to the love of her life, Arnold D. However, it is not known when they got married. She and her husband are blessed with two adult kids, Samantha and William.
Andrea D. Lyon Net Worth
Lyon has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million which she has earned through being an Attorney.
Andrea D. Lyon Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.