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Attorney Tyler Anderson delivers presentation on “Civil Litigation” at Citizens Law Academy

Tyler J. Anderson, partner at the law firm Moffatt Thomas, presented “Civil Litigation” to the Citizen’s Law Academy on 10/28/2014.

Citizens’ Law Academy:  Patterned after the highly successful Citizens’ Police Academy, Citizens’ Law Academy (“CLA”) is a 10- to 12-week public information program developed and delivered by members of the legal community and coordinated by the Law Related Education Program of the Idaho Law Foundation.  The volunteer instructors include practicing attorneys, judges, and staff from the Idaho State Bar and Law Foundation, who serve as faculty and discussion leaders on topics selected by District Bars and modified to be most applicable to citizens in various areas of the state.  Since 2000, over 1000 citizens have participated in Citizens’ Law Academy in nearly all corners of Idaho.

CLA aims to help participants:

  • Appreciate the laws effecting their daily lives as well as their rights under the law
  • Discover what lawyers do, how they serve the public, and how problems are resolved in the profession
  • Understand how the judicial system works
  • Learn about how lawyers’ public service and pro bono work

Tyler J. Anderson is a Partner in the law firm Moffatt Thomas.  His practice is focused in the areas of litigation and mediation at both the trial and appellate level, with a primary emphasis on commercial, banking and finance, construction defect, and employment litigation.  Tyler has participated in several matters on behalf of the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program. Additionally, he has participated in the federal court pro bono program and successfully represented a prisoner in federal court involving claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and the Eighth Amendment. He also serves on the statewide committee for the YMCA Youth Government Program.

Moffatt Thomas has been providing legal services to the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West since 1954, serving clients in the full-spectrum of business, litigation, and regulatory areas. With Idaho offices in Boise, Idaho Falls and Pocatello, the firm is strategically situated for direct contact with the governor’s office, the legislature, federal and state administrative agencies, area businesses, and international and national corporations engaged in business throughout the region. Since its inception over 60 years ago, its current and former lawyers have achieved the highest leadership positions in national, state and local legal and civic organizations.


Leading Idaho Law. Moffatt Thomas leads the field in litigation, business, banking, insurance, agriculture, employment law and more by bringing together some of the top legal minds across Idaho. More information is available by calling 208.345.2000, or from the firm’s website:  www.moffatt.com.