Tyler Sutherland, Esq.
Tyler Sutherland - is an attorney at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, where she represents poor and low income clients in government benefits legal cases. She represents SSI and SSDI applicants in initial application cases and handles post eligibility issues for all Social Security benefits. In addition to her Social Security practice, Tyler represents applicants and recipients of state and local safety net benefits in administrative hearings and writs of mandate in Superior Court. Tyler also leads LAFLA’s Race Equity Initiative, which seeks to infuse dialogue about racial justice into advocacy efforts and interactions with the community. She previously was an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow in LAFLA’s Veterans’ Justice Center. Tyler received her juris doctor from Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from Harvard College.