Robert Tyler


Robert has been practicing law in Southwest Riverside County since 1995. Since passing the California Bar, Robert has practiced real estate law, business transactions and litigations, employment law, and constitutional law.

Robert has also been instrumental in the furtherance of religious liberty through the prosecution of numerous religious liberty lawsuits. In 2005, he founded Advocates for Faith & Freedom, a nonprofit religious liberty law firm.

Robert has also served as an adjunct professor for the University of Redlands where he taught Business Law for its MBA program. Robert received a Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1995 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton, in 1990.

Robert has been featured in American Lawyer and The Daily Journal, two prominent trade magazines. On numerous occasions, Robert has been called on to comment and be interviewed by local, national, and international media outlets. He has been a featured guest on Fox News, MSNBC, TBN, and PBS. Robert is admitted to practice law in all California State courts, in the U.S. District Court’s Central and Southern Districts of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.


Jennifer Bursch


Jennifer graduated from Pepperdine University with a juris doctorate degree (graduating Magna Cum Laude) and a master’s degree in public policy. She performed her undergraduate work at Gordon College in Boston and graduated Summa Cum Laude. While finishing her law degree, Jennifer earned numerous awards for academic achievement, excellence in moot court competitions, and brief writing. During this time, she also worked as a law clerk for Robert Tyler. Jennifer works heavily in Tyler’s Litigation, Real Estate, Land Use and Development, and Employment Law practice areas. Jennifer also helped found Advocates for Faith and Freedom, and litigates several religious liberty lawsuits. Jennifer has made numerous radio and television appearances, including CNN, FoxNews, and TBN. She has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle, in addition to various other publications. Along with Robert Tyler, Jennifer is the co-author of a law review article advocating the application of First Amendment principles in religious land use cases. “The Application of Prior Restraint: An Alternative Doctrine for Religious Land Use Cases” has been published by the University of Toledo. Jennifer is admitted to practice in all California state courts, in the U.S. District Court’s Central and Southern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Jordan Bursch


Jordan began his collegiate career at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2002, where he played point guard for the West Point basketball team. In 2007, Jordan concluded his collegiate career after transferring to Central Washington University, near his hometown Spokane, Washington, where he graduated with a degree in political science.

Jordan graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. While completing his law degree, Jordan was a member of the Mock Trial team where he honed his litigation and trial skills knowing that he would one day be a trial attorney. Jordan’s drive carried him to Tyler & Bursch, LLP where he has thrived as a civil litigation attorney.  He has litigated corporate disputes, including derivative lawsuits, federal copyright claims, federal and common law trademark claims, patent disputes, and real property disputes.  He has litigated against billion dollar companies and government agencies, which have resulted in favorable settlements for his clients.  Jordan’s ability to quickly analyze complex legal issues and his approach towards the litigation process have been instrumental in combating the costs of litigation for his clients.

Currently, Jordan works extensively in Tyler's Litigation and Bankruptcy practice areas. He also works for Advocates for Faith and Freedom, and is involved in litigating religious liberty cases. He is passionate about defending the First Amendment, and is always eager to represent individuals who have had their religious liberties infringed upon.  Jordan is admitted to practice in all California State courts, the U.S. District Court's Central District of California, the U.S. District Court's Southern District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


James A. Long


James earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from California State University, San Bernardino, and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In law school James was the Managing Editor of the University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy, and Associate Editor of the University of St. Thomas Law Journal, where he published a note titled: Genetic Plastic Surgery: How Neoeugenics Creates a Culture of Stage Moms, 7 U. St. Thomas L.J. 209 (2009).


After graduating law school, James served as an Expert to the Holy See's Mission to the United Nations in New York City, where he represented the Holy See at the General Assembly. Before joining Tyler & Bursch, James practiced law as a plaintiff's personal injury attorney and subsequently gained experience in a number of areas of law including construction defect, estate planning, employment law, and complex civil litigation. Currently, James represents clients in the areas of civil litigation, estate planning, employment law, corporate formation, and asset protection. He also works for Advocates for Faith and Freedom, and is involved in litigation to preserve our First Amendment freedoms.


James is an experienced oral advocate at trials and other court proceedings. He has a diverse skill set making him successful in mediatons and settlement conferences. James' approach to the law allows him to maximize legal remedies while maintaining a cost effective approach for his clients. James is licensed to practice law in all courts in the State of California, and the Federal District Court for the Central District of California. Summing up how Mr. Long practices law is a quote from Mother Teresa: "Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow is not yet here. We only have today! Come, let us begin!"


Nada Higuera


Nada Higuera earned her Juris Doctorate from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice at California State University, Chico. In law school, Nada was a writer and staff editor for Global Business & Development Law Journal. Nada also received two CALI awards for academic excellence for legal writing and remedies.


Currently, Nada is involved in all aspects of civil litigation at Tyler & Bursch, LLP, including commercial, business, real estate, labor and employment, and religious freedom litigation. Nada is licensed to practice law in all courts in the State of California, and she is a member of the American Bar Association.

Nada is a devoted Christian lawyer and seeks to glorify God in all that she does. She speaks Arabic fluently and is a first generation Palestinian-American.


Marty Nicholson


Marty Nicholson holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Central Michigan University, a Masters in Public Administration from San Diego State University, and a Juris Doctorate in Law from Trinity Law School. Marty interned with Pacific Justice Institute in the Santa Ana office, as well as Open Doors. She also served on Trinity Law School’s Law Journal staff for two years.

Marty has been an advocate for the rights of children and seniors and has been recognized by both the California Senate and Assembly as Citizen of the Month and as Woman of the Year by the Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce. She has a passion for litigation involving religious liberties and is thankful for the opportunity to serve believers for the greater Glory of God. She quotes the Word of God in stating her calling as an attorney. That is, “to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8


Nathan Klein


Nathan received his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management Science at California State University, Fullerton. In law school, Nathan clerked for a prominent plaintiff’s attorney during his second and third years of school. In addition, Nathan volunteered at the VITA tax clinic to assist in preparing tax returns for low-income individuals and international students. Nathan is also credited as a research assistant in Joshua A. Douglas’ article titled:
A Checklist Manifesto for Election Day: How to Prevent Mistakes at the Polls
, 43 Florida State Law Review (forthcoming 2016).

Currently, Nathan assists clients with estate planning, corporate formation, and asset protection. He also assists in all of Tyler & Bursch’s civil litigation matters, including commercial, real estate, labor and employment, and religious freedom litigation. Nathan is licensed to practice law in all courts in the State of California, as well as the Federal District Court for the Central District of California.


Sadara DeVonne


Sadara DeVonne is a licensed attorney and real estate broker.

Before beginning law school, Sadara began her career as a licensed Realtor in 2005 and has a long record of successfully guiding local and national clients through real estate milestones for their professional and familial portfolios. She has earned multiple Masters of Excellence Awards for sales production over the years.

Sadara began her legal journey in 2009 at Trinity Law School in Santa Ana, California where she served as Articles Editor and Senior Research Editor for the Trinity Law Journal, and earned multiple awards as a moot court competitor. Upon completing her studies, Sadara was named Law Student of the Year in 2013, by unanimous decision of the Trinity faculty. The award was conferred upon Sadara for exemplifying leadership, professionalism and the attributes of an upstanding attorney even as a student.

Following graduation from law school, Sadara undertook a series of internship assignments that further cultivated her love of legal research and writing, including a judicial internship focused on writs of habeas corpus, and a clerkship in the County of San Bernardino Office of the District Attorney.

After joining the California State Bar in June 2014, Sadara focused her efforts on more intricate real estate transactions. Working in every aspect of the industry representing sellers, buyers and investors in both the residential and commercial market, Sadara is passionate about exceeding her clients’ needs and goals, Sadara added a California Broker’s License to her repertoire in July 2016.

As an attorney and real estate broker, Sadara’s expertise includes exceptionally skilled negotiations, a knack for resolving complex legal issues, and knowledgeable analysis of property values and market trends.





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