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Africa Division

Tyler Holmes

Program Manager

Tyler Holmes, Program Manager

Tyler Holmes, Program Manager

Tyler Holmes, Program Manager, joined ABA ROLI in March 2022 and has supported projects in West, Central, and Southern Africa on a range of topics including access to justice, strategic advocacy, women’s economic empowerment, freedom of expression, and judicial independence. Before joining the ABA, Tyler was a program lawyer with Irish Rule of Law’s Access to Justice Project in Lilongwe, Malawi. His work involved advocating within and engaging the Malawi Police Service on matters of legal compliance, especially in pretrial detention of suspects and proper treatment of children. Before working in Malawi, Holmes volunteered with the Southern Africa Litigation Centre in Johannesburg and was a trial attorney in the Kansas City area. Tyler's been an active ABA member, serving as a managing editor for the Young Lawyers Division magazine, TYL, and as co-chair of the International Law Section’s Africa Committee. He completed his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Kansas.