Broward County Criminal Defense
Since 1972

Honors & Awards

NACDL News: NACDL Past President and Foundation for Criminal Justice Secretary Bruce M. Lyons Receives Harry Gulkin Award

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Isaac Kramer

On Feb. 5, 2015 NACDL Past President Bruce M. Lyons received the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ (BACDL) Harry Gulkin Award. Lyons has been a member of BACDL since its founding. The award was presented at the BACDL Annual Installation Dinner in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Gulkin Award is a significant honor given each year to “a member of the bar who embodies integrity, gentility, and is a lawyer of the highest quality.” " (read more)

Bruce Lyons is a Past President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and was the recipient of its highest and most prestigious Heeney Award. He is also a Past Chair of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Council and has lectured on numerous criminal law topics in over 20 states as well as Canada, Ireland and China. He was previously a partner in the boutique law firm of Lyons and Sanders Chartered for over 30 years and has opened his own office devoted exclusively to representing individuals and corporations in the area of criminal law. He appeared and testified before the House of Representatives and has over 40 years of criminal law experience that can work to your advantage when facing state and federal charges. Mr. Lyons is a renowned lecturer and published author of articles on criminal defense, and is often interviewed on criminal law topics. He provides solid pre-indictment defenses for people who are under investigation by grand juries or government agencies.

You can count on Bruce Lyons for focused, forceful representation of your rights at the grand jury level, and for trial when you have been charged with major state or federal offense such as: • Embezzlement cases • Tax evasion • Securities violations — 10B5 insider trading charges • RICO Violations and racketeering • Internet crime • Fraud — business, business opportunity, mortgage, real estate, health care, Medicare/Medicaid, tax, securities, mail, bank, wire and others • Money laundering • Extortion • Public corruption