Tanner Puryear

Tanner Puryear was raised in Modesto, California. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from San Francisco State University in June of 2014.
Tanner later attended and graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. While at McGeorge, Tanner worked as a law clerk at Wilcoxen & Callaham, a personal injury firm that represented plaintiff’s in medical malpractice and negligence actions.
Tanner later clerked at Koeller, Nebeker, Carlson, & Haluck, an insurance defense firm that specialized in construction defect and litigation defense. While working and balancing a full academic schedule, Tanner also competed on the school’s mock trial team.
Upon passing the California Bar Examination, Tanner practiced law as a workers’ compensation defense attorney, representing the interests of public agency employers, insurance carriers, and third party administrators before courts throughout Northern California. He was an associate at Lenahan, Lee, Slater, Pearse & Majernik, and later Roy Park & Associates, where he was responsible for deposing injured workers, litigating discovery disputes, analyzing liability exposure and drafting settlement agreements.
Tanner joined BPE Law Group in November of 2019 as an associate to the litigation and probate team. Since that time he has assisted in litigating numerous cases, ranging from quiet title actions to trust disputes.
In his spare time, Tanner enjoys reading, golfing (to the best of his ability), and spending time with family and friends.