Elyse M. Tyrell was born in Providence, Rhode Island and graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a B.A. in 1991. She earned her J.D. in 1994 from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1994. Ms. Tyrell continued her education with the completion of a Masters of Law in Taxation, LL.M., in 1995 at the University of San Diego. Ms. Tyrell concentrates her legal practice in the areas of probate a will, elder law, trusts and estate planning, Medicaid planning, and special needs planning.