Tanner has handled numerous civil rights claims and is well-versed in matters of governmental immunity. He negotiated a pre-filing civil rights settlement on behalf of clients whose property was unlawfully raided by code enforcement officials, with multiple vehicles and items of property impounded without cause or due process. He has litigated matters of governmental immunity at both the state and federal levels.
Prevailed at bench trial in case of two adjoining agricultural landowners where the historical property line had become overgrown and come into dispute.
Prevailed at bench trial when client, as the purchaser of a home under a seller financed purchase contract, was sued for eviction and forfeiture of equity by seller who sought to construe the terms of the agreement in a novel way.
Obtained summary judgment in favor of client who purchased residential/agricultural property with the understanding that agricultural water shares were to be included, where seller later contended that the shares were withheld from the sale.
Tanner has also litigated numerous cases involving the nondisclosure of material defects in residential real estate transactions.