Tyler moved to the River Cities while in law school and decided to make the area his home. From 2010 until 2014, he represented individuals, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies in a variety of litigation matters. His practice experience encompasses medical malpractice litigation, products liability litigation, legal malpractice claims, insurance defense, railroad defense, and various other related matters.
In 2014, Tyler took a break from practicing law to serve on active duty as in officer in the United States Army. His assignments were primarily in infantry and special operations units, most recently with 3d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Tyler continues to serve as an officer in the West Virginia Army National Guard.
Tyler and his wife Marla live in Proctorville with their two sons and dog. In his spare time, He is active with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6878 and continues to occasionally fall out of high-performance airplanes in an awkward manner.