Chance Lyman concentrates on all aspects of appellate practice in both state and federal appellate courts. Having worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Marva L. Crenshaw with Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal and as an attorney in the Central Staff division of the Second District prior to joining Judge Crenshaw’s chambers, Chance brings valuable insight when it comes to advocating for his clients on appeal.
While in law school, Chance worked as an intern with the Economic Crimes Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Florida and the Appellate Division of the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, Region One, in Tallahassee. Chance is committed to ensuring that his clients’ interests and goals are protected and prioritized throughout the unique and complex process of an appeal.
Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 2013, cum laude, Law Review, Mock Trial Team, Journal of Transnational Law & Policy
University of Florida, M.Ed., 2010, Secondary Social Studies Education
University of Florida, B.A., 2009, cum laude, History
J. Clifford Cheatwood American Inn of Court, Member
Bruce R. Jacob-Chris W. Altenbernd Criminal Appellate American Inn of Court, Program Committee Co-Chair
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Appellate Section Pro Bono Chair
Hillsborough County Bar Association Leadership Institute, 2016-2017 Class
Appellate Practice Section of The Florida Bar, Member
Animal Law Section of The Florida Bar, Past Editor of eUpdate Publication