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Tyler Brooks has represented state governments, elected officials, large and small businesses, nonprofit organizations, churches and ministries, and numerous individuals around the country in the course of his career.
In 2018, he established the Law Office of B. Tyler Brooks, PLLC, with a focus on providing representation to individuals and others in the areas of constitutional law and civil rights litigation, estate planning and elder law, business and employment law, and appellate advocacy. He also represents religious and nonprofit organizations on issues unique to these types of institutions.
A native of Greensboro, Tyler graduated summa cum laude from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts in Latin with Departmental Honors. At Wake Forest, he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and received the M.D. Phillips Prize in Classical Languages. Tyler received his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was an Articles Editor on the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and he received Scholastic Excellence Awards in Evidence as well as Corporations & Business Entities. Currently, Tyler is pursuing an LL.M. in Taxation through Villanova University Law School's Graduate Tax Program.
A past president of the Eastern District of North Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association, Tyler previously served on both the Section Council of the NCBA's Appellate Practice Section and the NCBA's Appellate Rules Committee. At the present time, he serves on the Steering Committee of the Triangle Chapter of the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.
Tyler is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose membership is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Moreover, he was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2016 and 2017, and he was named to the North Carolina Pro Bono Honorary Society for 2017 in recognition of his public interest legal work.
Tyler lives in Cary and is a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Raleigh, through which he completed a faith and work leadership program known as the New City Fellows.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2018||09/23/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Member||North Carolina Pro Bono Honorary Society||2018|
|Member||North Carolina Pro Bono Honorary Society||2017|
|Fellow||American Bar Foundation||2015|
|Adjunct Professor of Law||Trinity Law School||2019 - Present|
|Attorney (Owner)||Law Office of B. Tyler Brooks, PLLC||2018 - Present|
|Senior Trial Counsel||Thomas More Law Center||2017 - 2018|
|Partner||Millberg Gordon Stewart, PLLC||2017 - 2017|
|Associate Attorney||Millberg Gordon Stewart, PLLC||2011 - 2016|
|Adjunct Instructor||University of Memphis School of Law||2010 - 2011|
|Judicial Law Clerk||U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee||2008 - 2011|
|Law Clerk to Senior Judge||State of Tennessee Judicial Department||2008 - 2008|
|Judicial Law Clerk||Davidson County (Tenn.) Circuit Court||2006 - 2008|
|Research Assistant||Vanderbilt University Law School||2006 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||N/A||2019 - Present|
|Animal Legal Defense Fund||N/A||2019 - Present|
|ElderCounsel||N/A||2018 - Present|
|Kiwanis Club of Raleigh||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Christian Legal Society||N/A||2015 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association||Appellate Rules Committee; Appellate Practice Section Council||2011 - Present|
|Federalist Society||Triangle Lawyers Chapter Steering Committee||2003 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association||President, Eastern District of North Carolina Chapter||2010 - 2017|
|Legacy Law News||Regular Blog Postings||2019|
|In-House Defense Quarterly (Defense Research Institute)||Making Effective Use of Appellate Mediation||2016|
|Per Curiam (NC Bar Association)||New Appeals as of Right from the Trial Division to the State Supreme Court||2015|
|The Voice (Defense Research Institute)||Holding a Plaintiff to His or Her Burden: Guidance from a Recent Fourth Circuit Opinion for Challenging a Whistleblower’s Prima Facie Case||2014|
|The Job Description (Defense Research Institute)||A Burden Easily Shifted? How One Recent Case Illustrates the Danger to Employers of Whistleblower Claims||2013|
|Sidebar (Federal Bar Association Litigation Section)||Practical Considerations for Motions to Change Venue in Federal Court||2013|
|The Memphis Lawyer||Silver Screen Contra Black Letter Law: A Memphis Attorney Uses Hollywood Films to Educate Audiences about Intellectual Property Rights||2011|
|FBA MEMPHIS/MIDSOUTH CHAPTER NEWSLETTER||"Employment Law" in "Sixth Circuit Case Update"||2011|
|Judicature||Immigrants and Other Cultural Minorities as Nontraditional Plaintiffs: Culture as a Factor in Determining Tort Damages||2009|
|Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law||Doctrines without Borders: Territorial Jurisdiction and the Force of International Law in the Wake of Rasul v. Bush||2006|
|Vanderbilt University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Wake Forest University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
|North Carolina Bar Association Appellate Practice Section CLE and Annual Meeting||The Insiders (moderated panel of appellate court clerks)||2015|
|How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)||Legal Ethics and ESI||2014|
|How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)||Applying Hearsay Exceptions and Overcoming Relevancy Issues||2014|
|DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar||Writing for Your Audience (moderated panel consisting of U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner and Bernice Donald as well as SC Supreme Court Justice Costa Pleicones)||2014|
|Representing Your Client in Federal Court||Developing a Successful Trial Strategy||2013|
|Representing Your Client in Federal Court||Ethics||2013|
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