Caryn Tijsseling joined Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg in October of 2013. Prior to joining Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg, Caryn was a partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Lewis Roca Rothgerber, LLP. Caryn graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Thereafter, she attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, California where she earned her Juris Doctorate in 1997. Caryn worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Connie J. Steinheimer of the Second Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada from 1997-1999.
Caryn is a member of various professional organizations including the Washoe County Bar Association, the Association of Defense Counsel and is a founder of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada. Caryn also actively serves on the Board of Directors of the March of Dimes and Care Chest of Northern Nevada.
At Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg, Caryn practices primarily in the areas of construction and commercial litigation. She defends the interest of banks and other financial institutions in state and federal court, including bankruptcy court. Caryn has handled creditor collection actions, repossessions and loan defaults on behalf of various financial institutions. In addition, she has significant experience in mechanic’s lien rights, construction defect, green building and construction contract negotiation. She frequently lectures on construction issues at continuing education seminars addressing issues such as construction damages, risks and benefits of green building and mechanic’s lien laws. Caryn has also frequently represented banking and construction clients in bankruptcy related matters and has advised on employment related issues unique to those industries.
Caryn frequently takes on pro bono cases involving domestic violence, child advocacy and international human rights, including holocaust reparation matters.