Tyler C. Smith


Tyler C. Smith was born and raised in Missoula. After attending the University of Washington for two years, Tyler transferred to the University of Montana and graduated in 2011 with honors. Tyler then moved to Houston where he investigated damaged utility claims for a utility contracting company.

After his time in Houston, Tyler attended the Gonzaga University School of Law, and received his Juris Doctorate in December 2015. He is admitted to practice law in Montana state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Tyler works in a variety of practice areas including complex litigation, insurance defense, construction litigation, professional negligence, insurance coverage, real estate transactions, and several other areas of law. Tyler currently serves on the board of directors for the Montana Defense Trial Lawyers.

In his free time Tyler enjoys spending time with his wife, their two sons, and their two dogs. He also enjoys fly-fishing, snowboarding, playing sports and cheering on his favorite sports teams.

Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Real Estate Transactions

Juris Doctorate (J.D.), Gonzaga University School of Law (2015)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), University of Montana (2011)

Bar Admission
Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation

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