Our Legal Team
Gigit grew up in Forney, Texas before she moved to Austin, Texas where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the University of Texas. Gigit then moved to Oklahoma City to follow her dream of becoming an attorney. She attended Oklahoma City University School of Law where she met her husband, Christopher, and her business partner, Carly Maderer. Gigit graduated first in her class and was a member of Law Review. Gigit and her husband stayed in Oklahoma where she worked at Forbes and Forbes and took over their Social Security Disability and Bankruptcy practices. In 2015, Gigit and Christopher decided it was time to return home to Texas to raise their children.
Gigit understands that for many of her clients, she is seeing them on one of their worst days. She tries to ease their struggle by taking as much off their plate as possible. She treats her clients like family. She is dedicated to returning calls and emails as soon as possible.
Gigit is admitted to practice in the States of Oklahoma and Texas, Western District of Oklahoma and Southern District of Texas. She currently serves as the Treasurer for the Northwest Bar Association
Carly Maderer grew up in Houston, Texas before moving to Oklahoma to attend Oklahoma State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. After graduating in the top 10% from Oklahoma State University, Carly received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) and Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Oklahoma City University. It was also at Oklahoma City University School of Law where she met her partner in the Firm, Gigit Tyler.
Prior to opening her own practice, Carly worked at Gordon & Rees (Houston office) and Ewing & Jones, PLLC. Carly’s experience includes working on mergers and acquisitions; drafting various business contracts; helping individuals and companies with employment matters; assisting with complex corporate organizations; and representing clients involved in start-up ventures, investment deals, private capital raises and franchise opportunities. Carly utilizes her business education not only to advise clients from a legal perspective but with a unique understanding of their overall corporate needs.
Carly and her husband, Jason, are blessed with four children. In 2017, their third child was diagnosed with a rare chromosome disorder (Dup15q) causing mental and physical disabilities. It was this life event and her family’s overall protection that inspired Carly to help other families safeguard their loved ones from whatever life might throw their way. Carly uses her personal experience and legal intellect when advising clients about their Last Will and Testaments, Testamentary Trusts, Revocable Family Trusts, Special Needs Trusts and Power of Attorneys.
She is admitted to practice in the State of Texas and is a member of the Houston Northwest Bar Association.
Shiron joined the team at Tyler and Maderer in 2020 and was excited to start her professional legal career. Shiron has over 10 years of experience in customer service, an extensive background in management and looks forward to growing with the firm.
Shiron holds a Degree and Advanced Technical Certificate in Paralegal Studies from an American Bar Association Accredited College. She is also a registered Notary Public by the State of Texas. Shiron is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (Alumni Chapter) and the Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association.
When she is not at work, Shiron looks forward to spending time with her family and Jack Russell Terrier. She also enjoys CrossFit, hiking, biking, cooking, and traveling in her free time.
Lisa Mendes joined Tyler and Maderer as a Social Security Case Manager in 2019 after leaving her role as a Project Manager in the record retrieval industry working product liability cases. She has managed multiple litigations, some with over 40,000 cases. Lisa has over 10 years of experience in record retrieval, training programs, litigation processes, and customer service. After earning a degree in science, Lisa quickly realized that her true calling is in the legal field.
As the firm’s Case Manager, Lisa quickly established herself as a versatile, hard-working, and determined leader working on numerous Social Security cases. She has gained vast experience working directly with Gigit Tyler and Carly Maderer. From experience, Lisa knows that dealing with government entities can be challenging for people, so she has made helping our clients her number one priority.
Lisa is originally from the small Caribbean Island of Grenada. She is married and has 3 children. She enjoys traveling, hanging out with family and friends, dining out and warm weather. Of course, that's one of the many reasons she and her family have moved to Texas.