Erin M. Tyreman

Erin M. Tyreman

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Phone: (315) 422-1311
Fax: (315) 479-7612
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Tyreman joined Melvin & Melvin as an associate in 2018. Ms. Tyreman works extensively in all matters of civil litigation. Ms. Tyreman is an experienced litigator and in her career has both prosecuted and defended a variety of matters including personal injury, premises liability, insurance defense matters, employment and labor law disputes, real property litigation (including adverse possession, eviction proceedings, boundary disputes, etc.).

Ms. Tyreman litigates administrative, state, federal and appellate matters.

Ms. Tyreman is also well versed in the new Federal and State legislation relating to the hemp industry and production of CBD oil. Ms. Tyreman has counseled clients and assisted clients in the preparation and submission of applications to New York State for growing permits. She has also counseled clients facing employment discrimination in the wake of New York’s Compassionate Care Act (legalizing medical marijuana use in New York State).

In 2019, Ms. Tyreman was recognized by the Northern District of New York for providing pro bono services in litigation a prisoner’s civil rights claim under the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution.

Ms. Tyreman is a graduate of St. John Fisher College and the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. Ms. Tyreman was presented with the Olender Foundation Award for Excellence for her dedication of over 1,000 hours of pro bono legal services to D.C.’s indigent community.

Prior to joining Melvin & Melvin, Ms. Tyreman worked as a Staff Attorney at the Hiscock Legal Aid Society for four years. In, 2016, she joined Pillinger Miller Tarallo, LLP working as an Associate in insurance defense matters.


  • University of D.C. David A. Clarke School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011
  • St. John Fisher College, B.A. magna cum laude, 2008

Professional Organizations

  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Tort Litigation Section
    • Labor and Employment Section


  • New York State, 2012
  • Northern District of New York, 2018

Volunteer Participation:

  • Mock Trial Judge for Onondaga County
  • Small Claims Court Arbitrator for Syracuse City Court
  • Onondaga County Bar Association Part 137 Arbitrator
  • Arbitration Judge for Syracuse University Law School


New Act effective January 1, 2020 affects Farmers and Farm Laborers in New York State

Medical Marijuana and Employment