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Tyler K. Allen

Phoenix attorney Tyler K. Allen was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tyler completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Utah. There, he founded the Mock Trial team and was a judiciary intern in the United States Senate. Prior to attending law school, Tyler worked in Utah Governor John Huntsman’s office in communications, campaign finance, and voter outreach.

During law school Tyler was active in mock trial, completed an externship with the Arizona Court of Appeals, and worked as a law clerk for Maricopa County Attorneys Office. Tyler graduated from Arizona State University Law School and was admitted to the Arizona Bar in 2009. He represents clients in Employment Law, Estate Planning, Criminal Defense, and DUI & Traffic Defense matters.

Admitted: Arizona, U.S. Dt. Ct. of Arizona

Law School: Arizona State University College of Law, J.D.

Undergraduate: University of Utah, B.S. Political Science, cum laude

Our company has used Tyler Allen Law Firm for over 6 years to assist and consult us on employment and trucking law. The advice and direction that has been provided is always sound and reliable. On top of hiring Tyler Allen to consult us, we use his services for our contracts, legal letters and on a cease and desist matter. We appreciate the quick response times and attention to detail he always provides. We will continue to use Tyler’s services as needed.
— Former Client of Tyler Allen Law Firm
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Shannon Peters

Shannon Peters is an experienced and talented criminal defense attorney who joined the Tyler Allen Law Firm in 2013. While her primary focus is in the area of criminal defense, civil traffic defense, and employment law she also represents clients in various administrative proceedings before several state and local agencies, including suspension and revocation proceedings with the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department. She also has experience handling Orders of Protection and Injunctions Against Harassment.

Shannon is a Chicago native and graduated from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa in 2004. After college, she attended Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa and received her Juris Doctorate in 2007. Since her relocation to Arizona in 2007, Shannon has represented countless clients in photo radar, civil traffic, DUI, misdemeanor and felony cases. Shannon strives to provide all of her clients with thorough, competent and aggressive representation on their cases. Through her training at the Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College, Shannon has the ability to put herself in the shoes of her client and she doesn’t take it lightly that the charges they face could be life altering. When you work with Shannon, you can feel confident that she will be honest and compassionate while recommending the best possible solutions for your case.

Shannon is married with two beautiful boys. She is passionate about serving and giving back to the community. Currently, she is affiliated with multiple animal rescue organizations and volunteers with several animal advocacy groups. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her three dogs and she also enjoys bikram yoga, cooking and karaoke.

Admitted to Practice:

· State of Arizona

· United States District Court, Arizona

· Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals

· Seventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals

· Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals

· United States Court of Appeals

· United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

· United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Shannon represented me in the best professional manner there is. She exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend her and her firm to anyone who wants to win in the courtroom.
— Former Client of Criminal Defense Attorney Shannon Peters
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Lindsay E. Benjamin

Family law attorney Lindsay E. Benjamin was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and completed her undergraduate degree at Arizona State University. She attended law school at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California, where she was granted scholarships and graduated with honors with an emphasis in Intellectual Property. Lindsay was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 2004, and has focused her entire practice in family law: divorce/dissolution, annulment, legal separation, child custody, child support, paternity, spousal maintenance, enforcement of orders, modification of orders, grandparent rights and assisting clients during mediation.

Lindsay is admitted to practice in Arizona State Court, the United States District Court (District of Arizona) and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She also has been admitted to the Maricopa County Bar Association and the American Bar Association (Section of Family Law).

Lindsay was elected as a Member and served on the Executive Council for the State of Arizona, Family Law Section, from 2005 through 2013. She has also been listed on the Madison’s Who’s Who List of Professionals in America in 2005 and 2006. Lindsay was recognized as a Top Attorney in Phoenix Magazine in 2012, 2013 and 2014, and as an Arizona Rising Star Attorney in Southwest Super Lawyers Magazine (awarded to only 2.5% of all attorneys in the Southwest each year) in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Lindsay has been recognized as America’s Most Honored Professionals (top 10%) in 2014, and recognized again in America’s Most Honored Professionals (top 5%) in 2015.

Lindsay was a founding member of People Saving Pets, a non-profit organization aimed at decreasing the number of euthanized animals in shelters by facilitating adoption events with Maricopa County. She has also served on the board of “Handbags and Tailwags,” a non-profit annual event sponsoring the Arizona Animal Welfare League.

Lindsay was the best. She settled my divorce quickly and only communicated with me when something was happening with my case which helped to keep my fees down. I doubt any other lawyer would do. Couldn’t recommend her more. Thanks Lindsay.
— Former Client of Family Law Attorney Lindsay E. Benjamin
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Kelsey M. Nordahl

Phoenix attorney Kelsey M. Nordahl began her career at the Tyler Allen Law Firm in 2016. She approaches every case as an advocate for her client and practices law with persistence and compassion. Her experience has been primarily focused in the areas of family law and criminal defense.

Kelsey M. Nordahl is an Arizona native and was raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She completed her undergraduate degrees at Arizona State University where she majored in both Justice Studies and Sociology. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University. While in law school, Kelsey was a member of the Arizona Women’s Bar Association and she spent time as a law clerk at a family and criminal defense law firm and the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. Since her admission to the bar, Kelsey has proven herself to be committed to giving her clients the best legal advice possible.

When she isn’t practicing law, Kelsey enjoys spending time with her family, especially her husband and German shepherd. When she can sneak in some downtime you might catch her watching Shark Tank or HGTV.

Admitted: State Bar of Arizona

Attorney Kelsey McKay Nordahl and her team were absolutely professional. Her response time to my phone calls and emails was fast and spot-on. I have not experienced this commitment to communication with the client, with any other law firm or attorney. During the process, we encountered a serious problem, attorney Kelsey M Nordahl was diligent, and resolved the issue quickly, (no extra charge or fee) Thanks to her and her team, my case had a positive outcome. I am grateful for her service and commitment.
— Respectfully. U.S Armed Forces Combat Veteran

 

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Jackson M. Ross

Phoenix attorney Jackson M. Ross was born in Dallas, Texas but was raised in Phoenix, Arizona. After graduating from local high school Chandler Preparatory Academy, Jackson went back to Texas to complete his undergraduate degree at Austin College. There, he was a member of student government, a peer tutor, a member of the community service board, co-founded his own organization: The Human Environmental Animal Team, and played NCAA Division III basketball. Prior to attending law school, Jackson worked as a camp counselor at the Zajac Ranch for Children and in commercial real estate.

During law school Jackson was a member of the mock trial team, a judiciary intern for the Honorable Judge Contes, and worked as a law clerk for Haynes and Boone as well as Shaw and Lines. Jackson graduated from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and was admitted to the Arizona Bar in 2019. His experience is focused in the areas of Civil and Criminal Traffic, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Criminal Defense, and DUI.

Admitted: Arizona

Law School: Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D.

Undergraduate: Austin College, B.A. Business Administration and Political Science, magna cum laude

Jay and Jackson of the Tyler Allen Law firm called me today to let me know that they won my case with the city of phoenix in reference to a unmanned red light camera intersection violation that i was charged with a couple months ago. . After court today Jay and Jackson called me to inform me that the charges were dismissed. I am very grateful for the professionalism of the Tyler Law Firm and the interaction they have with the Drivers Legal Plan i use for my CDL legal needs . Thank you so much for the great day in court !!!!
— Former client of CDL attorney Jackson M. Ross