Neil W. Tyra is a solo practitioner and the driving force behind The Tyra Law Firm, LLC. His practice focuses primarily on estate planning, family law, and personal injury law. Prior to creating The Tyra Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Tyra was an attorney with the Washington DC firm of Simeone & Miller, LLP. Before entering law school, Mr. Tyra had a long and successful career in information systems and technology management for some of Washington D.C.’s largest technology firms, including Computer Sciences Corporation.
Mr. Tyra is admitted to practice in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association and the Montgomery County Bar Association.
Mr. Tyra is a graduate of the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America. He received his undergraduate degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland.
Mr. Tyra is also the creator and host of the popular podcast, The Law Entrepreneur. This podcast answers the questions “what they didn’t teach us about running a business in law school”. The podcast is available on iTunes and is heard throughout North America, the United Kingdom, and Australia to name a few countries.
Mr. Tyra is a long time supporter of soccer in the Washington DC area. He was an original investor in Major League Soccer and sat on the Board of Directors for DC United for the first four years of the team’s existence. In addition, he is a former member of the Board of Directors for both Soccer ’94 and DC Scores (the predecessor of America Scores). He is also the founder of the Kenshin Karate School and has been an active practicing black belt in Japanese karate for over twenty-five years.
Areas of Practice
- Maryland, 2004
- District of Columbia, 2005
- U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2005
- The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, J.D.
- University College, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, B.A., Information Systems Management
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Rotary, Member, 1990 – 1996
- Computer Sciences Corporation, Project Manager, 1988 – 1994
- ORI, Inc., Systems Engineer, 1980 – 1988