(Admitted in California, Federal District Court and The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., Registered as both an Arbitrator and as a Mediator with the State of Georgia) ADR, aviation, business, insurance, trusts and estates
James D. Lyne
673 W. Mickelson Ln.¨Green Valley, AZ85614¨ 678-595-3050 ¨firstname.lastname@example.org
James D. Lyne
Entrepreneurial leader with over 13 years of experience as an attorney; diverse background spans legal consulting, production management, business development, and aviation engineering/maintenance.Holds multiple bar admissions and professional legal certifications.Possesses influential experience in aviation, business, and insurance law.Adept at communicating and interfacing with the FAA.Skilled in developing and implementing effective aviation training programs.Additional areas of expertise include:
¨Developed a solo-practice law firm that became a thriving partnership and then a successful association.
¨Defended pilots before the FAA, winning more than 50% of cases, despite the FAA's unusually high percentage (93%) of winning cases, through in-depth personal involvement and commitment to purpose.
¨Transformed a marginal "fly-by-night" aviation operation into a legitimate charter and flight school organization through open communication and cooperation with the FAA.
¨Developed and implemented a formal training program for a company's advanced aircraft for purchaser/pilots.
¨Cultivated employee personal pride, independence, and competitiveness as well as increased efficiency by nearly 20% by decentralizing management into teams vested with considerable autonomy.
¨Directly supervised 43 people at all levels within an aircraft manufacturing company.
¨Established a warbird flight training curriculum concerning Stearman, N-3N, C-45, T-6, and T-28 aircraft, along with writing a Part 135 charter manual for the air taxi business.
¨Graduated with honors from the USAFJetEngineMechanicSchool and FlightEngineerSchool, attaining Master Sergeant ranking at only age 28 and receiving appointment to the highly competitive USAF Reserve Undergraduate Pilot Training program.
¨Wrote and published a collegiate final term project regarding the CAB deregulation and its probable impact on the airline industry.
James D. Lyne & Associates, Attorney/Consultant1994 to Present
Serves as an attorney at law, mediator, and arbitrator.Appointed as a Judge pro tem in San Diego Superior Court.Participates in domestic and international civil litigation with specialization in aviation, business, and insurance matters.Provides aviation consulting services regarding ownership entity issues, taxation, aircraft recommendations, and training.
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Professional Experience, Continued
UNITED STATES SBA, Attorney/Advisor 22006
Functioned as a government attorney in activities related to disaster loans.Reviewed the legal significance of documents.Closed disaster assistance real estate loans.Ensured the timely completion of heavy workloads in a backlogged environment during a national emergency.
Riley SuperSkyRocket, Production Manager/Vice President/Chief of Flight Test1989 to 2002
Managed production, directly supervising 43 people on all professional levels throughout the company.Fostered strategic business alliances to support big engine modification, diesel re-power, and simplified engine management development.Took part in research and development and FAA certification flights for aircraft STC modification programs while serving as the Chief of Flight Test. Conceived ideas for and administered new projects.After becoming a member of the Bar in 1994, functioned as the company's house counsel, handling business legal matters.
United States Air Force, Second Officer/Flight EngineerPrior to 1988
Began as an enlisted jet engine mechanic on the flight line and transferred to the Reserves as a C-141 flight engineer.Utilized the G.I. Bill to compile pilot ratings, worked as a flight instructor to finish a preliminary bachelor's degree, and was appointed to the USAF Undergraduate Pilot Training Program.
Juris Doctor, ThomasJeffersonSchool of Law
Bachelor of Science, Transportation Engineering (Aviation), University of CentralCalifornia
Additional Certifications: Arbitration Training by the California BBB (Registered in GA); Mediation Training by Lifeline, a California United Way charter affiliate (Registered in GA)
Bar Admissions:California Supreme Court; National Transportation Safety Board,Federal District Court (Southern California), United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
FAA Certificates: Air Transport Pilot (ATP); Flight Engineer (FE); Certified Flight Instructor: Instrument Airplane (CFIA); Single & Multi Engine and Glider (SME&G) Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic
Affiliations: AOPA Defense Panel Attorney, American Inns of Court, Chapter 303; BANSDC; BBB National Consumer Arbitration Program; Experimental Aircraft Association; Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, Registered Arbitrator and Mediator; Lawyer/Pilot's Bar Association; Family Law and General Mediator San Diego Superior Court; North County Lifeline; San Diego Superior Court Judge Pro Tem, North County
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James D. Lyne 673 W. Mickelson Lane Green Valley, Arizona85614 cell (678) 595-3050, home (520) 399-1733 e-mail: email@example.com
FAA Licenses and Ratings Air Transport Pilot, MultiEngineLand, Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic, Flight Engineer Rating Certified Flight Instructor: Instrument Airplane, Single & Multi Engine , Glider
Total Time4000Pilot in Command2500Turbine1100 Multi Engine1800Instructor Pilot1400Instrument350 Cross Country2150Conv ldg gear350Part 135350
U.S. Small Business Association, Office of Disaster Assistance, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX76155 Attorney Advisor 2, real estate loan closings, document review, attorney opinions
James D. Lyne & Associates, 2206 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA92008 Attorney, Aviation Consultant and Pilot, civil litigation, insurance matters, aviation defense, medical and ownership issues, AOPA Defense Panel Attorney; complex, advanced and aerobatic flight instruction
Riley International Corporation, 2006 PalomarAirport Road., Carlsbad, CA92008 Production Manager, Chief of Flight Test, overall production line management of 43 direct-reports at all levels within the company, test and demonstration pilot of “Riley Rocket” aircraft, new projects development
GR Aviation, 2220 PalomarAirport Road., Carlsbad, CA92008 Corporate Pilot, Beechcraft Super King Air 200, southwestern U.S. V.I.P. air transport
Western Sun Aviation, 3717 Montgomery Drive., San Diego, CA92123 Part 135 multi engine, single pilot, on-demand Charter Pilot andpart 135 Instructor Pilot
USAF (R), 728 MAS, 445 MAW, Norton AFB, CA92409 C-141-B “Starlifter” Second Officer, world wide, strategic military airlift for 10 years
Education Juris Doctor and B.S. Laws, ThomasJeffersonSchool of Law English/Philosophy Studies, CaliforniaStateUniversity
B.S. Transportation Engineering (Aviation), University of CentralCalifornia