Editor’s Note: In this blog series, we are getting to know the members of the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors. TYLA, commonly called the “public service arm” of the State Bar of Texas, works to facilitate the administration of justice, foster respect for the law, and advance the role of the legal profession in serving the public. All TYLA programs are accomplished through the volunteer efforts of its board and committee members, with the cooperation of local affiliate young lawyers associations. Learn more at tyla.org.

Name: Tyler Granger

Employer/Organization: West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry

Practice Area(s): Family law; Personal injury; General civil litigation

Why did you join the TYLA board? It was a great opportunity to use my legal knowledge to serve the community and State Bar of Texas.

What advice would you give to other TYLA members who are looking for ways to grow professionally? Get involved with your local community. This is a great way to get to know other people in the community, network, and help naturally get clients and referrals.

Before joining the TYLA board, what is your favorite experience with community or public service? Having the opportunity to speak to high school seniors about the importance of voting from local to national elections.

What was your favorite movie, TV show, musical artist, or song from high school/college? Friends.