Timothy L. Williams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bend, OR

Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys, P.C.
 | 1051 Northwest Bond Street, Suite 310
Bend, OR 97703
Phone: 877-417-5325
Fax: 541-617-0984
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Tim Williams is the lead litigation attorney at Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys, P.C., a law firm with six offices across Oregon. As the firm's primary litigation attorney, he has handled numerous litigation cases from around the state and has developed a reputation for his skill in jury trials.

Mr. Williams' primary focus is personal injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents, airline accidents, premises liability accidents, workplace accidents and animal attacks. He has successfully represented clients with subsequent injuries to neck and back, nerves, brain, bones, joints, and other tissues and organs. He also has a great deal of experience in litigating wrongful death cases.

Mr. Williams grew up in Grants Pass, Oregon. While attending Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon, he played on the basketball team, which ranked second in the nation during the 1998-99 season. He later graduated summa cum laude with honors, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology.

Having graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2003, Mr. Williams was admitted to the Oregon State Bar the same year. In 2004, he was admitted to practice in the United States District Court, District of Oregon. In 2010, he was admitted to the Federal Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

During his eventful legal career, Mr. Williams has been extremely active in the legal community. He serves on numerous organizational boards, including the Board of Governors for the Oregon State Bar, Past Vice President of the Oregon State Bar, the Board of Governors for the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice, as well as on various committees for the Oregon State Bar. He also writes for several legal publications and is a national lecturer on trial practice.

He was first recognized by Oregon Super Lawyers® as an Oregon Rising Star® in 2010.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

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About Timothy Williams

Admitted: 2003, Oregon

Professional Webpage: http://www.roydwyer.com/tim-williams-personal-injury-attorne...

Honors/Awards:

  • Leadership College Fellow, 2007 - Present
  • Awarded to alumni who have demonstrated exceptional public service., Stan Smith Alumni Service Award, Southern Oregon University, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Historical Society of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, 2004 - Present
  • Board of Governors, Oregon State Bar, 2013 - 2016
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 2003 - Present
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2001 - Present
  • J.R. Campbell Inns of Court, 2003 - Present
  • Educational Committee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2010 - present
  • Oregon State Bar Board of Governors; Vice President (2016), 2013
  • Development Committee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2005 - 2007
  • Oregon State Bar - OSB No. 034940, 2003 - Present
  • Student Liaison, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2001 - 2003
  • Chair, Litigation Executive Committee, Oregon State Bar, 2012
  • Federal Bar and United States District Court for the District of Oregon, 2004 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Chair, Torts Subcommittee, Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee, Oregon State Bar, 2008 - 2009
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 2003 - Present
  • Legislative Committee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2010 - Present
  • Secretary/Treasurer, J.R. Campbell Inns of Court, 2008 - 2009
  • Chair, Membership Committee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2007 - 2008
  • Professionalism Award Subcommittee, Litigation Executive Committee, Oregon State Bar, 2010
  • Co-Chair, Client Outreach Subcommittee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Litigation Executive Committee, Oregon State Bar, 2007 - Present
  • Historical Society of the United States Supreme Court, 2010 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, 2002 - Present
  • Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee, Oregon State Bar, 2007 - 2009
  • Deschutes County Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Board of Governors, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2005 - Present
  • President, J.R. Campbell Inns of Court, 2009 - 2010
  • Membership Committee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2007 - 2010
  • Against One Sided Measures Committee, 2008
  • House of Delegates, Oregon State Bar, 2008 - Present
  • Federal Bar and United States Supreme Court, June 1, 2010 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Program Committee, Rotary International and Rotary Club of Bend, 2007 - 2008
  • Grant Subcommittee, Board of Directors, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Oregon, 2009 - Present
  • Rotary International and Rotary Club of Bend, 2004 - Present
  • Medical Outreach Subcommittee, Board of Directors, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Oregon, 2009 - Present
  • Communicators Plus Club President, Toastmasters International, 2005 - 2006
  • Board of Directors, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Oregon, 2008 - Present
  • Toastmasters International, 2004 - 2007

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, Misuse of Legal Procedure, Chapter 25 of the Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education and Torts Reference Manual, 2006 ed.
  • CLE Presenter on Deposition Preparation, May 9, 2008
  • OTLA Trail Lawyer Magazine Author, 2008, 2009
  • CLE Presenter "Top Ten Traps to Avoid at Trial", Oregon Law Institute, October 30, 2009
  • One hour presentation on utilizing the iPad for paperless law office management., Lecturer, iPad and the Paperless Office, American Association For Justice, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $4.38 million unanimous verdict in a trucking case tried to a jury in U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon., 2016

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Vice President of the Oregon State Bar, 2016

Educational Background:

  • Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon in 1995-1996
  • Southern Oregon University, B.S. Criminology, With Honors, Summa Cum Laude, 1999
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Office Location for Timothy L. Williams

1051 Northwest Bond Street
Suite 310
Bend, OR 97703

Phone: 877-417-5325

Fax: 541-617-0984

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Last Updated: 3/8/2019

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