- General Civil Trial Practice
- Criminal Law
Vanderbilt University; University of Alabama
1949, Georgia; 1950, U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia; 1955, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Fourth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court
Lookout Mountain and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Chairperson: Georgia Criminal Justice Committee, 1979-1980; Criminal Law Advisory Committee, 1979-1980); Roscoe Pound Foundation; Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Vice President, 1979—); Georgia Association of Plaintiffs Attorneys; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (Founding Member); The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; Texas Trial Lawyers Association; California Attorneys for Criminal Justice; International Society of Barristers.
Lyerly, Georgia, February 12, 1927
Professor of Criminal Law, National College of Criminal Defense, 1979-1980. Member: Georgia House of Representatives, 1949-1950; Georgia State Senate, 1957-1958. Judge, State Court, 1963-1966. Recipient: Legal Award in Los Angeles, American Academy of Achievement, 1980; Georgia Bar Award for Excellence, 1984; Ninth Annual Award of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 1985. Chairman of Board of Regents, National College of Criminal Defense, 1984-1986. Member, Board of Advisors, BNA Criminal Practice, 1987—.
American College of Trial Lawyers.
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