Deans & Lyons Trial Lawyers Selected to 2016 Texas Rising Stars List

Mar 16, 2016, 11:48 ET from Deans & Lyons, LLP

DALLAS, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For a second consecutive year, every eligible lawyer at Dallas-based Deans & Lyons, LLP, has been selected to the annual Texas Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top young attorneys in the state.

Earning spots on the 2016 list from Deans & Lyons are Robert Bogdanowicz III, Courtney Bowline, Christopher Simmons and Kathleen Kilanowski.

"We are proud to again have all of our eligible attorneys chosen for this highly selective honor," says firm co-founder Michael Lyons. "By design, our young lawyers are expected to compete and win against even the most seasoned attorneys, and this group continues to demonstrate that philosophy."

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This is the fifth consecutive year Mr. Bogdanowicz has been included on this list based on demonstrated excellence in cases involving business disputes. He also handles cases involving intellectual property, construction disputes, catastrophic personal injuries and wrongful death.

This is Ms. Bowline's third consecutive selection to Texas Rising Stars. Her practice is dedicated to handling complex cases for plaintiffs and defendants involving business disputes, construction disputes, and personal injury and wrongful death.

Mr. Simmons has been recognized as a Texas Rising Star for a third consecutive time. He represents plaintiffs and defendants and focuses on a wide variety of business disputes and cases involving personal injury and wrongful death.

This is Ms. Kilanowski's second Texas Rising Stars appearance. Selected for her real estate practice, she also handles construction litigation and complex commercial litigation.

Only 2.5 percent of eligible attorneys are chosen for Texas Rising Stars, which recognizes lawyers who are 40 or younger, or who have been in practice no more than 10 years. Selection is based on peer nominations and editorial review. The complete list can be found at and appears in the April editions of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines.

Dallas-based Deans & Lyons, LLP, maintains a reputation as one of the state's premier trial boutique firms. Its lawyers routinely handle high-stakes cases of all kinds, including business disputes, intellectual property, products liability, personal injury, wrongful death, real estate, securities, and construction cases. To learn more, visit

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