About Us

blueweightsCHARLES TYLER SR.


Charles Tyler Sr. is a compassionate, dedicated attorney with offices in Akron Ohio and Columbus, Ohio. He focuses his practice in the areas of criminal defense, bankruptcy, family law, personal injury and IRS 501(C) 3 Organizations.

Attorney Tyler received his law degree from the University of Akron School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio. In addition to his law degree he holds certificates in general and divorce mediation. Attorney Tyler has served as a Summit County Prosecutor and has worked as an insurance defense attorney for State Auto Insurance Company.

Although Charles is compassionate and professional he aggressively helps injured people and their families receive compensation for their injuries. When representing clients in family law cases Charles emphasizes the importance of working to resolve cases without destroying important relationships. When children are involved he works hard to make sure that children does not have to choose sides. However, when a case cannot be resolved without a trial he aggressively represents his clients. As a bankruptcy attorney he works to make sure his clients get a fresh start.

In criminal cases Charles provides a high level of personal attention to each client. He works hard to ensure that his clients’ constitutional rights are protected. He dedicates time and effort to getting the best results for his clients.


University of Akron – Akron, OH, Juris Doctor

University of Akron – Akron, OH, Masters in Public Administration

University of Akron – Akron, OH, M. A. Educational Administration

South Carolina State University, B. A. History Education

Orangeburg, SC


Northwestern University – Chicago, IL 05/2016 Mediation Skills Training
University of Akron – Akron, OH 1/2001 General Mediation Training
University of Akron – Akron, OH 1/2001 Divorce Mediation Training


  • Richmond Heights Local Schools – Board of Education Member, 2008 – 2010
  • Council for Economic Opportunity of Greater Cleveland – Board Member, 2005
  • Ohio State Bar Association Family Law Committee, 2002
  • Ohio State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 2002
  • University of Akron School of Law Trial Team, 2000-2001
  • Volunteer, Summit-Medina County Big Brothers & Sisters 1999 – 2003
  • Resolutions Committee, National Education Association, 1998 – 1999
  • College Council Member, University of Akron, College of Education, 1997 – 1998
  • President, Student Association of Graduates in Education, University of Akron, 1997 – 1998
  • University of Akron Board of Trustee Candidate, Spring 1998
  • Orangeburg County School Board Candidate, January 1997
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated


  • American Bar Association, 2001
  • Ohio Bar Association, 2001
  • National Bar Association, 2001
  • Educational Law Association 1997 –
  • South Carolina Education Association (SCEA) Board of Directors 1994 – 1995
  • South Carolina Education Association – Student Program (SCEA-SP) State President 1994 – 1995
  • National Education Association, 1992 –2001


  • 1997 Intensive Legal Seminars on the New Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Ohio School Boards Association, December, 1997 – Assist professor in conducting a mock Individualize Education Plan (IEP) meeting
  • Preparing for Leadership and Success, Cedar Grove Boys Club, December 1996
  • Building Effective Community Leadership and Programs, Holly Hill Community Auxiliary, October 1996


  • State of Ohio (2001)
  • United States District Court – Northern District of Ohio (2002)