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Tyler L. Coe ( Class of 2014)

Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Undergraduate school and major: Drake University - B.A. in Law, Politics, and Society

What did you come to law school to become:

I came to law school to become a problem solver.

Current employer:

Whitfield & Eddy Law


Des Moines, Iowa

Job title:

 Associate Attorney

What is your pinnacle career goal:

My pinnacle career goal is to serve mid to high net worth family law clients in mid to high conflict cases. Such cases include, but are not limited to, dissolution of marriages, domestic relations, family disputes, and related areas. Essentially, become t

Description of what you do:

Assist clients in domestic relations proceedings including divorce, child custody, and financial issues. Most of my cases involve mid to high assets and/or mid to high conflict. I routinely assist in other practice areas where family conflict exists and the attorneys need a problem solver.

Your favorite part of your job:

Serving my clients in times of need.

Your interests outside of work:

 Dogs, serving on local and regional non-profit boards, continuously learning, and thinking of better ways to deliver exceptional service to clients.

What do you wish your 1L/2L/3L self knew about the job search:

If you care about what you do, you will find the practice area right for you.

What advice do you have for success in summer positions:

Be sure you connect with your colleagues. Everyone from the most senior partner to the receptionist is valuable.