The United Voice for Animal Protection Laws

Vice President: John P. Tyler

John P. Tyler is Counsel in the Tax Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Mr. Tyler is an attorney as well as a certified public accountant who focuses in the areas of tax planning and controversy.

Mr. Tyler graduated from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania in 1968 with a B.A. in economics and subsequently served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He received the J.D. from Emory University School of Law. After graduating from Emory, Mr. Tyler joined the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. where he practiced tax planning. He is a member of the American Bar Association (section on taxation) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

John has worked with several animal protection not for profit organizations including Friends of Duncan which he co-founded. He lobbied successfully to make animal cruelty a felony in Georgia and to strengthen the dog fighting laws. He supported the new Georgia Pet Foundation license plate which is increasing funding for Spay and Neuter in GA.