James F. Tierney, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Redlands, CA

Welebir | Tierney
 | 2068 Orange Tree Lane, Suite 215
Redlands, CA 92374
Phone: 909-335-0444
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

James F. Tierney, III, of Welebir | Tierney, is committed to serving the people of San Bernardino and Riverside counties, and California's greater Inland Empire region. For nearly 15 years, Mr. Tierney has been focused on providing representation in cases of personal injury, wrongful death and catastrophic injury, helping to ensure that the injured obtain fair and just compensation.

In more than three decades of legal practice, Mr. Tierney has accumulated a wide range of experience. For many years, he worked on insurance defense and public entity and police civil liability, but in 2000 he reconfigured his practice to exclusively represent plaintiffs.

Mr. Tierney is active in many professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the American Inns of Court, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He holds the status of associate with the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has served as a mediator for the California 4th District Court of Appeal in Riverside and as a judge pro tem.

Having lived in the Inland Empire for more than 40 years, Mr. Tierney has also forged deep connections with the community. He was named to the board of directors for Junior University Musical Theatre, a local organization dedicated to encouraging and cultivating young performers as they put on summer musicals in the area.

Mr. Tierney's service has been recognized by several different institutions during his time as an attorney. He is rated as AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell and was listed in the publication The Best Lawyers in America.** These honors underscore Mr. Tierney's continued dedication to his clients in the Inland Empire.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

** The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Animal Bites

Personal Injury - Products (20%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018

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About James Tierney, III

Admitted: 1984, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.welebirtierney.com/attorney-profiles/james-f-tier...

Honors and Awards:

  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 trial lawyers in California by The National Trial Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America in 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • CAL-ABOTA Board, Member-at-Large
  • San Bernardino/Riverside Chapter, President, 2009- California
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Joseph P. Campbell Inns of Court
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • The State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1985
  • California, 1984
  • California Bar Association 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors for Junior University
  • Judge Pro Tem

Industry Groups

  • CAOC
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
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Office Location for James F. Tierney, III

2068 Orange Tree Lane
Suite 215
Redlands, CA 92374

Phone: 909-335-0444


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Last Updated: 9/8/2017

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