Tyler Watkins

BACKGROUND

Prior to joining the firm, Tyler Watkins interned for the Honorable Judge Carla Wong McMillian of the Court of Appeals of Georgia and for the Honorable Judge John J. Goger of the Superior Court of Fulton County. He graduated as Valedictorian from John Marshall Law School where he served as Editor in Chief of Law Review. Tyler joined Eric J. Hertz, P.C. to aggressively advocate for the rights of the most vulnerable members of our society, particularly individuals injured as a result of long-term care abuse and neglect and corporate malfeasance. In addition to his academic skills, he brings a unique combination of energetic drive and attention to detail to his work as one of the firm’s primary litigators.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

State Bar of Georgia

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

American Bar Association
American Association for Justice – Nursing Home Litigation Section
American Association for Justice – Elder Law Section
American Association for Justice – General Practice and Trial Law Section

EDUCATION

J.D., John Marshall Law School | Valedictorian | Summa Cum Laude
B.S., Kennesaw State University | Summa Cum Laude

PUBLICATIONS

Interpreting The 2011 Georgia Restrictive Covenants Statute: How To Fix Its Ambiguities and Allow The Blue Pencil While Deterring the In Terrorem Effect, 10 J. Marshall L.J. 110 (2016-2017)

 

Pain and Suffering: Arguments that Work

Mar 16, 2018 | State Bar of Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education | Proving Damages

 

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Proving Damages

Mar 23, 2018 | Florida Justice Association | Workhorse Seminar