About Our Founder.

Harry Haytayan is a trial lawyer with decades of experience fighting for your case.

Lincoln Trial Law’s founder, Harry Haytayan, started his life-long commitment to excellence as a trial lawyer while he was still in law school at Washington University School of Law in Saint Louis, where he and his partner were recognized as the 1986 National Trial Champions.

Harry’s commitment to excellence in trial advocacy skills was recognized by the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section, when he and his partner, Mark A. Lynch, won the 1986 National Mock Trial Competition.

The presiding judge in the final round of the trial competition was The Honorable William B. Sessions, Chief Judge of the Western District of the Federal District Court of Texas, who went on to become Director of the FBI.

In training to become National Trial Champion, Harry participated in Washington University School of Law’s rigorous trial advocacy program.  Harry’s mentor and trial skills instructor was Judge David C. Mason was also a National Trial Champion.

In almost four decades since becoming National Trial Champion, Harry’s commitment to excellence in trial skills has remained relentless. Harry tries cases in State and Federal Courts, and spends countless hours continuing to hone his trial advocacy skills.

Harry founded Lincoln Trial Law to give his clients the advantage of a highly skilled trial lawyer who is able to try cases.


In 1982, Harry graduated with a Bachelor of Arts as a Commonwealth Scholar from Honors Commonwealth College of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he studied Economics in the Economics Department Honors Program.

In 1986, Harry graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the Washington University School of Law, in Saint Louis, where he was awarded the International Trial Lawyer’s Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. 

In 1986, while at Washington University School of Law, Harry and his partner won the National Mock Trial Championship in San Antonio Texas, as well as the Midwest Regional Championship in Saint Louis, sponsored by the America Bar Association, the America College of Trial Lawyers and the Texas Young lawyers Association. 

in 1986, Harry began practicing law in Boston with Sherin and Lodgen and then with Peabody & Arnold. Harry is the founder of Lincoln Trial Law. Harry’s practice is focused on civil litigation in a diverse area of the law, with a focus on  trials of cases in state and federal courts. 

Harry’s community service includes a wide variety of service, including Chairman of the School Board, School District Moderator, State Representative, Member of State Legislature Judiciary Committee, Chairman of various Sub Committees of the State Legislature.