Graves Garrett continues to deepen bench, adds associate with Missouri Supreme Court clerkship experience

Graves Garrett LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Jackson Tyler as an associate attorney.

Tyler’s practice will include handling all aspects of complex litigation, providing clients with a valuable resource in the areas of white collar criminal defense, government and internal investigations, free speech and election law, general commercial, and appellate matters. He most recently spent two years as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Zel M. Fischer at the Missouri Supreme Court, where he provided in-depth research, made recommendations, and ultimately assisted in drafting opinions. His experience also includes working for the Veterans Clinic and Criminal Prosecution Clinic at the University of Missouri School of Law and interning in the Missouri Attorney General’s Office.

These roles provided Jackson with a strong background in research and writing in addition to beneficial exposure to legal processes. This included drafting amicus briefs in the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium and handling veterans’ disability benefits issues, drafting criminal appellate briefs for state and federal courts, interviewing and examining witnesses for felony cases and hearings, trial and deposition preparation, and drafting and filing motions in response to petitions for writs of habeas corpus.

“Graves Garrett continues to bring on qualified, motivated attorneys with experience beneficial to not only our clients but also the collaborative legal work we do within the firm,” Graves Garrett partner Eddie Greim said. “Jackson’s impressive list of credentials makes him a great fit for the focus practice areas of our firm, and hiring Jackson was a wonderful opportunity to grow our team in an impactful way.”

Tyler completed his undergraduate studies in English at Truman State University before earning his law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law.