Tyler W. Schwettman

Richland Plaza 1
525 West Main Street
Suite 200
Belleville, IL 62220-1547

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Tyler Schwettman is an associate in the firm’s Belleville, Ill, office. He practices in the areas of business and commercial litigation, premises and retail liability, and catastrophic injury. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, hiking, running, or anything outdoors.

Prior Legal Experience

Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Scott County, Missouri, legal intern
Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute, legal research assistant
United States Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri, legal intern, Criminal Division
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Appellate Clinic, student attorney working on a habeas corpus appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Brown & James, P.C., law clerk

Community Activities

Volunteer and fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Volunteer, fundraiser, and Endurance Team member for the Children’s Tumor Foundation

Academic Honors and Activities

Dean’s List
Regent Scholar
Student Government Association Funding Board member
Honorable Marion T. Bennett Scholar in Law Award
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity,
Public Service Advisory Board
If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice
Washington University Global Studies Law Review (Executive Articles Editor and Executive Board member)

More About Tyler


  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (J.D., 2019)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (B.S., Psychology, magna cum laude, 2016)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American College of Legal Medicine
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • St. Clair County Bar Association


  • Feelings, Thoughts, Beliefs, and Behaviors Associated with Internet Use in High School and College
  • Students, Midwestern Psychological Association (2015) (with faculty advisor Gail Overbey, Ph.D (research presentation)
  • Examining Due Process for Immigrant Workers’ Comp Claims, Law360 (2018) (co-authored with Agota Peterfy)