L A W O F F I C E
- The Florida Bar Association (’05)
- The Connecticut Bar Association (’07)
- The Palm Beach County Bar Association
- The Quinnipiac University Alumni Association
- The University of Central Florida Alumni Association
Lyman received his law degree in 2004 from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut. Lyman is licensed to practice in the state courts of Florida and Connecticut, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Lyman has received an "AV Preeminent" rating from Martindale Hubbel, which indicates the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards as determined by his peers.
Since starting his own practice in 2005, Lyman has been practicing law almost exclusively in the areas of real estate litigation and government and municipal law. Lyman has represented homeowners throughout South Florida in disputes with financial institutions, construction companies, other homeowners, tenants, condominium and homeowner associations, and government entities at all levels. Lyman has represented clients in the county and circuit courts of Florida, in mediation and arbitration tribunals, as well as before various county, city, and town commissions, including in matters involving code compliance, fine reduction, and nuisance abatement.
Lyman began his legal career as an intern with Pratt & Whitney’s Military Engines Division in E. Hartford, Connecticut. While at Pratt, Lyman researched issues related to the Foreign Military Finance Program (FMF), and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and he participated in negotiations between Pratt and domestic and international vendors related to the sale of military arms, including jet engines. Thereafter, Lyman served two consecutive summers as an intern with the Contract Development & Control division of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners. While at the County, Lyman reviewed and monitored County contracts for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Lyman was responsible for reviewing Invitations for Bids (IFBs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), bonds and insurance certificates, among other documents. Lyman’s experience at Pratt and Palm Beach County enabled him to acquire significant knowledge of the government contracting process from both sides of the paper.
Lyman is a third-generation native of Palm Beach County, Florida, and grandson of the County's first Fire Chief, L.S. Bradford, who established the Military Trail Volunteer Fire Department in 1949 and served in that capacity without pay until his death in 1970.
LYMAN S. BRADFORD IV, ESQ.