James Lyons Was Discharged From a Former Employer

James LyonsPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on July 25, 2017 indicate that former Louisiana-based Raymond James & Associates broker/adviser James Lyons has received resolved or pending customer disputes and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Lyons (CRD# 1020397).Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on July 25, 2017 indicate that former Louisiana-based Raymond James & Associates broker/adviser James Lyons has received resolved or pending customer disputes and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Lyons (CRD# 1020397).

James Lyons has spent 34 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Raymond James & Associates in Shreveport, Louisiana (2013-2017). Previous registrations include Morgan Keegan & Company in Shreveport, Louisiana (1993-2013) and Capitol Securities Group (1983-1993). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination); Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination); Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination); and Series 52 (Municipal Securities Representative Examination).

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received two customer complaints and one pending customer complaint, and was discharged from his former employer.

In June 2017 a customer alleged James Lyons, while employed at Raymond James & Associates, executed unauthorized trades and made unsuitable investment recommendations. The customer is seeking $800,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In April 2017 he was terminated from Raymond James & Associates following allegations he participated in unauthorized trading.

In 2016 a customer alleged James Lyons, while employed at Raymond James & Associates and Morgan Keegan, breached his fiduciary duty, executed unauthorized trades, and made unsuitable investment recommendations. The complaint settled in May 2017 for $400,000.

In 2011 a customer alleged James Lyons, while employed at Morgan Keegan, made unsuitable investment recommendations, misrepresented material facts, and executed unauthorized trades. The complaint settled in 2013 for $152,000.

If you have lost money investing with James Lyons, you may be entitled to recoup your losses. Call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on a contingency basis, which means we only get paid if and when you collect money.  Time to file your claim may be limited, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.