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Nicholas Ivan Timko

About me

As a successful trial attorney for over 25 years Nicholas I. Timko, the managing partner of Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques, P.C. a premier New York City Personal Injury Firm,  has obtained numerous substantial verdicts and settlements for his seriously injured clients who were harmed as a result of unsafe conditions in Buildings, Sidewalks, Construction Sites, Subways, Unsafe Driving of Cars, Trucks and Buses  Defective Products and Medical Malpractice. Having served as President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association(2010-2011), Mr. Timko has written and spoken out in support of the Civil Justice System to preserve the Seventh Amendment right to a trial by jury.  He is a Dean of the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute having lectured on various legal tpoics and is also a member of the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice.  Nicholas Timko has received the highest professional and ethical rating, AV, from Martindale Hubell and was named to the New York Super Lawyers for Personal Injury Law the past 4 years.  


Languages spoken: Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Slovak

Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 30%
    33 years
  2. Slip and Fall: 30%
    33 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 25%
    33 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 15%
    33 years



Contingent (33%)

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  • Michael Albert Korchak

    I endorse Mr. Nicholas Timko. He is an excellent personal injury trial attorney and a zealous advocate for his clients.


    Michael Korchak DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Leandros A. Vrionedes

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    Leandros Vrionedes Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact info

Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques, P.C.

20 Vesey Street
3rd Fl
New York, NY, 10007

Nicholas I. Timko

20 Vesey Street 3rd Floor
New York, NY, 10007



NYCurrently registered 198303/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super Lawyers since 2007New York Super Lawyers2011
Personal Injury Plainitff's LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerKahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques, P.C.1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2010 - 2011
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors and sustaining member1983 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bronx County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Walton-HIcks v Yongers General HospitalVerdict for plaintiff of $13.9 miliion
Diouf v New York City Transit AuthorityJury found the NYCTA negligent and awarded $1 million compensation.
Bailey v Conway's StoresAfter a trial on liability Conway's was found 100% responsible for the harm and the matter settled for $925,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Duquesne UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Municipal Liability SeminarHow To Deal With Prior Written Notice Issues2013
Continuing Legal EducationDepositions for Plaintiff's Attorneys2013
Decisions 2012Motor Vehicle Update2012
Continuing Legal EducationDepositions:Win before you begin2012
Decisions 2011Motor Vehicle Accidents2011