Kyle Gardner joined Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann as an Associate in 2021. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Jeffrey Manske, U.S. Magistrate for the Waco Division of the Western District of Texas. During his tenure, the Waco docket experienced exponential growth in overall filings.
Kyle received a B.A. in American Studies from The University of Texas at Austin before continuing to Baylor Law School, where he graduated cum laude and served as Editor-in-Chief of Baylor Law Review. During his time at Baylor Law School, Kyle was an active participant in moot court. He won the 2019 ABA Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition, where he was also named Second Best Speaker. He’s also the 2019 recipient of the Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Award from the State Bar of Texas.
Kyle previously served as an Adjunct Professor at Baylor Law School, coaching several Baylor Law moot court teams. In his spare time, Kyle and his wife, Elizabeth (a fellow lawyer), are film buffs and enjoy collecting records— their impressive selection currently spans roughly 1,200 titles.
The University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in American Studies
Baylor Law School, J.D., cum laude
- Baylor Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
Clerk, Honorable Judge Jeffrey Manske, U.S. Magistrate for the Waco Division of the Western District of Texas
Recipient, Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Award from the State Bar of Texas, 2019
State Bar of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas