GALLAGHER & KENNEDY ASSOCIATE TYLER J. CARRELL
ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION
OF THE STATE BAR OF ARIZONA
PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 23, 2014) –The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that Tyler J. Carrell, a Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star, has been elected to serve as president of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) for the State Bar of Arizona.
Mr. Carrell will serve as president-elect of the YLD until June 2015 and will then become president for a one year term ending in June 2016. He previously served as treasurer in 2013 and as district representative in 2012. His experience and leadership with the organization led to his election by YLD members from across Arizona.
The State Bar of Arizona YLD is a professional service organization specifically created for lawyers who are under 36 years of age, or have been in practice for five years or less. Members of the YLD donate an exceptional amount of time to pro bono legal services, charity events and civic engagement throughout Arizona.
In addition to his role with the State Bar of Arizona YLD, Mr. Carrell is also the current president-elect of the Young Lawyers Division of the Maricopa County Bar Association. In 2015, he will become the first attorney in state history to serve as president for both the State Bar of Arizona YLD and the Maricopa County Bar Association YLD.
Mr. Carrell is an associate practicing in the areas of general commercial litigation, corporate restructuring and real estate. He is a member of the University of Arizona Alumni Association, the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations and the Brophy Alumni Association. He earned his J.D. in 2010 from Arizona State University.