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Tyler Talbert



Practice Areas:
Appeals, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Probate Litigation, Real Estate Litigation


Tyler Talbert

“My job is to simplify complex legal issues—to take the complicated and make it clear. That is the key to compelling advocacy.”

pic-talbertTyler Talbert provides high-quality appellate advocacy to clients and support to trial attorneys. Tyler is known for convincing writing and punchy oral argument. He teaches legal writing and appellate advocacy, cultivating the same skills in law students. 

Tyler is Board Certified in Civil Appellate law. Tyler has also been recognized as a  “Rising Star” in appellate law by Texas Monthly magazine. 

Tyler briefs and argues civil appeals in the Supreme Court of Texas, Texas intermediate appellate courts, and the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. His experience includes sovereign immunity, election litigation, personal injury, contracts, employment, and injunctive relief. Tyler assists trial attorneys in all aspects, from writing and arguing summary judgment and post-judgment motions, providing guidance on error preservation, and drafting jury charges.

Outside the office, Tyler serves as the Co-Chair for the Appellate Section’s Local Bar CLE Committee, is on the Board of Directors for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of McLennan County, and teaches at Baylor Law School. Tyler regularly presents to groups of attorneys about legal trends. 

Before joining Scanes & Routh, Tyler garnered experience working at the trial and appellate levels, and eventually the Supreme Court of Texas. He joined the firm in 2013 after graduating cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. There he served as Managing Editor of his journal and participated in Moot Court all three years, winning the prestigious Richard R. Baxter Award for the best written brief in the Jessup Moot Court Competition.

Tyler received his undergraduate, with honors, from Baylor University in 2010. He is also a Waco native, growing up in the small community of Lorena. Tyler is married to Camille, an elementary school teacher. They reside in Hewitt and attend Redeemer Church, where they volunteer as teachers for children’s ministry. They have twin boys, Theodore & Thatcher.

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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    • Cum laude; Managing Editor of  Journal, Captain of Moot Court team.
  • Baylor University
    •  Graduated with Honors; Captain of Model Organization of American States debate team.

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