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Janelle Lyons - Charlotte, NC

2907 Providence Road#200 Charlotte, NC 28211

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Updated: 01/23/2023

Charlotte Community Association Law Lawyer

Overview

Janelle Lyons practices defense litigation in the Charlotte Office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP. Prior to joining the firm, Janelle was an associate at Bowman Green Hampton & Kelly, PLLC in Chesapeake, Virginia and also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Norman A. Thomas and the Honorable Chuck D. Griffith on the Norfolk, Virginia Circuit Court...

Janelle Lyons practices defense litigation in the Charlotte Office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP. Prior to joining the firm, Janelle was an associate at Bowman Green Hampton & Kelly, PLLC in Chesapeake, Virginia and also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Norman A. Thomas and the Honorable Chuck D. Griffith on the Norfolk, Virginia Circuit Court.

Janelle concentrates her practice in the areas of employment law, municipal and police law, and premises liability matters, with a primary focus on employment law.

About Janelle Lyons

Practice Areas

  • Community Association Law
  • Employment Law
  • Municipalities & Public Entities
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2005
  • North Carolina, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Superior Court Mediator - North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission

Other Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association (Member)
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association (Member)
  • Virginia State Bar (Associate) (Member)
  • Defense Research Institute (Member)
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (Member)
  • John S. Leary Association of Black Attorneys (Former Co-President & former Co-Vice President)

Education

  • William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia, 2005
    J.D.
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000
    B.S.
    Major: Public Health

Past Positions

  • Bowman Green Hampton & Kelly, PLLC in Chesapeake, Virginia, Associate
  • Honorable Norman A. Thomas, Law Clerk
  • Honorable Chuck D. Griffith, Norfolk, Virginia Circuit Court, Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Junior League of Charlotte, Member
  • John S. Leary Bar Association Scholarship Foundation, Board Member
  • Novant Health SPR Board of Trustees, 2018 - 2020

Classes and Seminars

  • “Issues and Considerations for Handling Presuit Premises Liability”, 2016
  • ”Employment Law and Social Media”, 2015
  • ”Employment Law 101”, 2015
  • “Personal Injury Trials,” Getting the Most Out of Your Evidence, 2009

Achievements

Honors

  • Named as a Charlotte Business Journal 2017 40 Under 40 Honoree

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Office Information

Address

2907 Providence Road#200 Charlotte, NC 28211

Fax

  • (704) 831-5538

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • "Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Texting and Blogs, The Litigation Debut!", DRI Governmental Liability, Volume 1, Issue 6, January, 2010

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