James Tyack

The Tyack Law Firm Co., LPA
536 S High St
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-1342
www.tyacklaw.com/attorneys/james-tyack/


Areas of Practice



Criminal Defense: White Collar, OVI/DUI, Domestic Violence, Drug Offenses, Firearm Offenses, Computer Crimes, Sex Offenses, Traffic Offenses, Felonies & Misdemeanors

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death: Auto Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Slips and Falls, Premises Liability, Dog Bites, Medical Negligence/Malpractice

General Civil Litigation



Education



J.D. – 2000, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio

B.A. – 1997, Denison University, Granville, Ohio
       
  • Honors Program
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  • Major: History




Honors and Awards


       
  • Best Lawyers 2017 Columbus, OH Criminal Defense: General Practice “Lawyer of the Year”
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  • “Columbus CEO Top Lawyer, 2015” by Columbus CEO Magazine in the area of Personal Injury law
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  • Best Lawyers in America: Non-White Collar Criminal Defense, 2013–Present
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  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2014–Present
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  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2007–2013




Professional Associations + Memberships


       
  • American Bar Association, Member
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  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
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  • Columbus Bar Association, Member
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  • Judicial Screening Committee, 2007 — Present
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  • Judicial Screening Committee, Chairperson, 2016
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  • Ethics Committee, 2007 — 2013
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  • Ohio Association for Justice, Member
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  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, Member
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  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
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  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
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  • Franklin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
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  • Franklin Inns of Court, Member
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  • National College for DUI Defense ®, Member
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  • United Who’s Who, Lifetime, Member




Classes, Presentations + Publications


       
  • Classes and Presentations
         
    • Document Gathering, Production for Litigation, IPE, 2002
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    • Criminal Defense: Pretrial Success, NBI, 2007
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    • Criminal Advocacy, Ohio State Bar Association, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
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    • Legal Professionalism & Ethics, Franklin County Specialty Dockets CLE, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
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    • Attorney Client Privilege, Columbus Bar Association, 2011
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    • 2015 Chester Professionalism Institute
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    • Speaker, 2016 Emerging Trends in Fraud Investigation and Prevention Conference
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    • Presenter, Murder, Jury Nullification, and the Temporary Insanity Defense, Columbus Bar Association (Nov. 14, 2018)


 

Bar Admissions


Ohio, 2000

U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2001

U.S. Supreme Court, 2009

U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2012