Tyler M. Nichols
Litigation & Trial
Estate Planning & Administration
Family Law & Guardianship
Tyler began his career as a law clerk for Taylor, Chadd, Minnette, Schneider & Clutter while he was in law school during the summers of 2010 and 2011. He joined the firm as an associate attorney in October 2011. Tyler has represented a multitude of clients in and out of court in criminal, civil, injury, and estate planning and administration matters. Tyler is also a primary attorney in the representation of the firm’s municipal clients.
Education & Memberships
Tyler earned a B.A. with a double major in political science and sociology from Hanover College in 2008. He was accepted into Valparaiso University School of Law and received his J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) in 2011. Tyler’s experience includes clerking for the Honorable Senior Judge Rudy Lozano in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, Hammond Division. He also proudly worked with the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program while at Valparaiso University School of Law. Tyler has been active in local elections for Republican candidates. Tyler was admitted to practice law in Indiana and the United States Federal District Courts of the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana on the same day he joined the firm in 2011. Tyler is currently a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.
Family & Community Involvement
Tyler and his wife, Mindy, have been married since November 2008. They have one daughter, Caroline. Tyler is an active member and former President of the Crawfordsville Rotary Club. Tyler likes hiking, completing about 180 miles on the Appalachian Trail, and running. He has participated in half marathons and full marathons (Indianapolis 2011, Chicago 2016). Tyler enjoys spending his spare time with his family.