Tyler Christians has been practicing law since November, 2009. He first began practicing in Virginia for over 2 years representing individuals in criminal matters and general litigation matters. In 2012, Mr. Christians moved back to Oklahoma, and he passed the Oklahoma Bar Exam in 2012 whereupon he began practicing exclusively immigration law and related matters. For over 6 years in Oklahoma, Mr. Christians handled wide varieties of immigration-related matters, including business immigration, family immigration, immigration court, corporate compliance, as well as focusing time on working with organizations dedicated to helping individuals pro-bono.
- The University of Northern Iowa, B.A. in Political Science 2006 (minor in Professional Writing)
- University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D. 2009
- Virginia (2009)
- Oklahoma (2012)
EDUCATION AND ACTIVITIES
• University of Oklahoma College of Law, Juris Doctor, May 2009
• The University of Northern Iowa, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, BA Political Science, May 2006
• Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
• Guest and Substitute lecturer at Oklahoma City University (OKCU) Law School on Immigration Law (Fall, 2017)
• Participated in 2016 Presidential Debate through Immigration Law Section at OKCU Law School (Fall, 2016)
• Speaker at NW Baptist Church (Oklahoma City, OK) for immigrant-related child custody and property laws (Fall, 2017)
• Presented Employment-Based solution seminar for Sooner Human Resources at Norman Regional Hospital (2013)
• Developed and presented content for Oklahoma Bar CLEs and presented at various CLEs.
• Pro-bono cases for The Spero Project (refugee resettlement non-profit organization in Oklahoma City, OK).
• Pro-bono cases for Immigrant Connection – The Wesleyan Church (in Oklahoma City, OK).