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Tyler J. Dunphy

Phone: 215-540-2655
Fax: 215-591-8275
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"One sees best with their heart. What is essential is invisible to the eye." - Antoine St. Exupery

Tyler J. Dunphy became an associate at Timoney Knox in 2019 as part of its Students’ Rights team.  Mr. Dunphy focuses his practice on the needs of children and their families with regard to special education law and students’ rights including transgender rights.

Mr. Dunphy has also practiced in the areas of employment discrimination and civil litigation.

Mr. Dunphy received a B.A. degree in Government from The College of William and Mary and a Juris Doctor degree from the Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law.  He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Education at the University of Pennsylvania.


Areas of Practice

  • Education Law
  • Students' Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2018
  • New Jersey, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2019
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2019


  • University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, anticipated M.S. Ed., 2020
  • Penn State Law, J.D. 2018
  • The College of William and Mary, cum laude, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Penn State Law: CALI Award (for highest grade in law school class) conferred in Evidence
  • University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Merit Scholar

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • GALLOP Philadelphia
  • The National LGBT Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • The LGBT Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Penn State Law Benefiting THON, Chair 2016 - 2019
  • Penn State Law, Family Law Clinic
  • LaSalle College High School Leadership Committee
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