Tyler H. Schwenke

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Tyler H. Schwenke

Tyler represents both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation matters, including personal injury, insurance defense, and medical malpractice cases. Prior to joining JKW, Tyler handled criminal and civil law matters for clients and has achieved numerous favorable results in felony, misdemeanor, and civil cases.

Tyler’s educational background provides him with a unique perspective and approach to the cases in which he is involved. Prior to attending the Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law at Arizona State University, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a minor in Philosophy.

While attending law school, Tyler was a member of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Trial Team. He also participated in internal school competitions, placing first and second in two closing argument competitions. Tyler’s training and performance earned him a spot in the Order of the Barristers, a national honor society limited to individuals who demonstrate exceptional skill in trial advocacy, oral advocacy, and brief writing.

Tyler continued the development of his litigation skills, receiving certification from the Arizona State Bar College of Trial Advocacy in 2023. He has also been teaching trial advocacy skills as a Head Coach of the Sun Devil Mock Trial Team at Arizona State University since 2016.

Tyler has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for the Southwest Regional for 2023 and 2024.

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Arizona College of Trial Advocacy, Cert. (2023)

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D. (2019)

  • Honors & Awards:  Pro Bono Service Achievement Award with Highest Distinction; and Order of the Barristers
  • Activities:  Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Trial Team, Moot Court Board Member

University Arizona, B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology (2016)

  • Recognized as Super Lawyers Rising Star for the Southwest Region (2023–2024)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Litigation Experience (2019)
  • 1st Place in Oplinger Closing Argument Competition (2019)
  • 2nd Place in Jenckes Closing Argument Competition (2019)
  • Finalist of AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition (2019)
  • Finalist of CACJ National Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition (2018)
  • Top 5 Individual Competitors at NTC Regional Competition (2018)
  • Quarterfinalist of CACJ National Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition (2017)
  • Head Coach, Sun Devil Mock Trial at Arizona State University (2016–Present)
  • Coach, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Trial Team (2019–2021)

Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod expands by adding the talented lawyers of Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana. Now with offices in Albuquerque, New Mexico as well as Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, the Firm will continue to serve its clients across the Southwest under the name Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod Waterfall LLP.