Main area of practice is criminal defense with a concentration in the areas of D.U.I. and traffic cases.
Rob received a B.S. degree in business from Miami University, Oxford, in 1977, and a J.D. degree from Chase College of Law, North Kentucky University in 1980. He has served as Judge in the Butler County Area I Court since 1999. He has been a business law, and a criminal law instructor at Miami University. Rob began practicing law in 1980. In 1983 he opened a law office in West Chester and in 1991 Rob founded Lyons & Lyons Co., L.P.A.
Rob is a frequent speaker at legal seminars that are attended by judges, magistrates, defense attorneys, and prosecutors. The seminar topics include commercial driver’s license law, traffic law, OVI/DUI, sentencing, and the view from the bench. Judge Lyons has attended, on scholarship, the prestigious National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada. Rob was named the Greater Cincinnati Leading DUI Lawyer by Cincy Magazine. (This honor was determined by a vote taken of members of the Bar in the Greater Cincinnati area).
The president of the Ohio State Bar Association appointed Rob to be the chairman of the Ohio State Bar Association Traffic Law Committee in 2011 and again in 2012.
J.D. - UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI COLLEGE OF LAW, Cincinnati, Ohio (1990)
Member, Law Review
B.A. - UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, Cincinnati, Ohio (1983)
Private Practice of Law (1990-Present)
Main areas of practice currently include personal injury, estate planning, probate, real estate, and domestic relations.
Admitted to practice before all courts of the State of Ohio, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. Member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cincinnati Bar Association, and the Butler County Bar Association.
Areas of practice - Criminal defense in State, local and Federal Courts; DUI/OVI, traffic offenses; Personal injury, auto accident cases, Civil litigation and Probate.
Jonathan Fox is a 1984 graduate of Capital University (B.A.) and the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1988. (J.D.) He is admitted to practice in Ohio, Federal District Court and the United States Supreme Court. Prior to entering law school he was a Trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and a police officer for the City of Monroe. He received training in technical accident investigation and reconstruction, ADAP and NHTSA certification in standardized field sobriety test and held a senior operators permit for the BAC Datamaster.
Mr. Fox was an Assistant Prosecutor for Franklin Municipal Court, Butler County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, and Assistant Law Director/Prosecuting Attorney for the City of Hamilton. He has served as an Acting Judge in all three Butler County Area Courts for the past ten years. His twelve years as a law enforcement officer and nineteen years as a practicing attorney provide him with unique experience to represent in all areas of criminal, traffic and DUI/OVI cases.
J.D. - Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
B.A.- Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Main areas of practice currently include family law, criminal defense/ traffic, estate planning, civil litigation, and personal injury.
Admitted to practice before all courts in the State of Ohio and the Federal District Court.
Member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, and Butler County Bar Association.
Greg is a life long resident of West Chester, Ohio where he currently resides with his wife and two children.