Oklahoma City University Law Review

Resource Editor: Taylor Tyler



Taylor Tyler moved to Piedmont, Oklahoma from California with her family at the age of twelve. She attended Oklahoma City University, where she graduated magna cum laude with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science and minors in History and Economics. At OCU, Taylor was a Clara Luper Scholar, a scholarship centered on community service and servant leadership. Devon Energy selected Taylor as one of five Devon Energy Scholars from the Clara Luper program. Taylor also received the Gary Moore Great Plan Scholarship from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, which is awarded to students who graduated in the top 10% from their high school. During her senior year, Taylor represented OCU at the George and Donna Nigh Leadership Academy, which gave scholarships to each student who attended the Academy. During her time at OCU, Taylor served in a variety of leadership roles, including President of Gamma Phi Beta and President of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-law fraternity.

While at OCU, Taylor interned for then Oklahoma Secretary of State, Larry Parman, researching Oklahoma policy issues, specifically pension reform. She also had the pleasure of interning at Helms and Underwood law firm in Oklahoma City prior to beginning law school.

As a 3L at Oklahoma City University School of Law, Taylor acts as Vice President of Communications for OKCU’s chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and Clerk of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society. As a 2L, Taylor founded a new legal interest group, the Behavioral Health Law Association (BHLA), in which she still serves as President. Also during her 2L year, Taylor received the 2015 Holloway Scholarship. The scholarship honors Judge William J. Holloway, Jr., the longest sitting judge for the Tenth Circuit. Taylor recently joined the William J. Holloway, Jr. American Inn of Court. The summer after her 1L year, Taylor clerked at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Oklahoma. During her 2L year, Taylor externed with Judge Robin J. Cauthron, a federal judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. Taylor currently works at Pierce, Couch, Hendrickson, Baysinger, and Green, where she clerked the summer before her 3L year.

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  • Healthcare Law
  • Sales and Leases

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