Meagher + Geer is announces that attorney Tyler Hartney has been admitted to the Illinois State Bar. In addition to Illinois, Tyler is also licensed to practice in Minnesota, Montana, and North Dakota.

Tyler is an associate attorney in the firm’s mass tort/toxic tort practice.

He earned his B.A. degree in just three years, magna cum laude, from the University of Arkansas in 2015. His activities included Phi Beta Kappa, Honors College, Beta Theta Pi, tutoring student-athletes, and writing for the sports section of The Arkansas Traveler newspaper.

In 2018, Tyler earned his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as the lead web editor of Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, and Technology and received the Outstanding Editor of the Year award for his performance. During law school, Tyler also gained invaluable experience counseling and representing clients in court as a student attorney and director of the Robins Kaplan Civil Practice Clinic.

Before joining us in 2019, Tyler was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Francis J. Magill in the civil division of Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.