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About Us

Located in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, M. Lyons Law Group is a boutique law firm representing small and mid-sized businesses, entrepreneurs, individuals, real estate developers, investors, and other entities throughout the greater Southeastern Pennsylvania area, including Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Lancaster County and the City of Philadelphia, as well as New Jersey. While our firm is a well-established leader in the fields of business and real estate law, we also offer counsel and representation in other practice areas, including estate planning and probate administration, taxation, personal injury, professional negligence, and criminal defense. With over 120 years of collective experience, M. Lyons Law Group is well-positioned to handle a broad spectrum of challenging legal issues.

Team Approach

At M. Lyons Law Group we employ a team approach to the practice of law so that our clients can benefit from the combined experience of all the attorneys at our firm. By collaborating and sharing knowledge across practice teams, our clients receive comprehensive, cost-effective representation at every stage of the legal process.

Practical Advice

Our firm appreciates that our clients are not in the business of the law. Our clients are looking for practical, straightforward advice to solve their legal issues as quickly and efficiently as possible. When you work with our firm we will carefully review your situation to identify risks and outline potential outcomes. Our goal is to develop the best method to address the issues at hand and bring about a practical resolution of the matter.

Client-Focused Solutions

We believe that every client is unique and every situation demands individualized attention. Our attorneys take the time to understand the specific legal challenges our clients are facing as well as their goals and expectations. By working side by side with our clients, we develop individualized strategies capable of solving the most demanding legal problems.

In Memorium

Michael J. Lyons (1949-2021)

In memory of our beloved founder, mentor, and friend, Michael J. Lyons who passed away on December 9, 2021. We will all miss his wit, his stories, and his friendship.

Michael received his law degree from Widener Law School in 1976 by studying at night while working full-time at Wanamaker’s in Center City Philadelphia. After graduating law school, he worked for corporate law firms, but soon realized his need to break away and start his own practice, which he did in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Betting $200 on an Eagles game to continue paying the rent for one of his early offices (they won), Michael eventually found his way to his first partner in law, Steve Lagoy, to form Lagoy & Lyons, LLC. He got his big break when he handled the zoning and land development for the Glen Eagle Shopping Center.

For more than 30 years, Michael J. Lyons represented businesses and individuals throughout the Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania area and beyond. His practice concentrated primarily on real estate matters and estate planning.

Michael was a fixture in the community as a well-known and respected real estate attorney. It’s hard to find a building in West Chester, Chadds Ford, or the surrounding area that has not been touched by Michael’s diligent pen.

Outside the office, Michael enjoyed playing golf and was an avid Villanova basketball fan.