Clem Lyons, a San Antonio attorney, has been elected president of the St. Mary’s Law Alumni Association for the 2008-2009 academic year. He is preceded in the post by Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Barbara Hervey.
Lyons graduated from St. Mary’s School of Law in 1962 and has since practiced as a personal injury attorney for more than 45 years. He specializes in medical malpractice with an emphasis on drug-related litigation. Before attending law school, he worked as a pharmacist. Lyons has been named a Texas Super Lawyer four times by a Texas Monthly survey of his peers. He has also been listed in The Best Lawyers in America and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
He will serve with Law Alumni Association officers Jeff Davis, president-elect; Elizabeth Caples Rogers, vice president; Kristal M. Cordova, secretary; and David C. Courreges, treasurer. Judge Hervey, immediate past president, will serve as the Law Alumni Association’s representative on the St. Mary’s University Board of Trustees.