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Tim Brennan was raised in the coal region working in his family’s well known mom and pop restaurant. He then relocated to the Lehigh Valley shortly after graduating from law school.
Mr. Brennan graduated from Ursinus College in 2000, where he received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in English and Politics and a double minor in International Relations and American Studies. During this period he completed separate United States Congressional Internships with Congressmen Joe Hoeffel and Congressman Tim Holden.
Mr. Brennan also graduated from Widener University School of Law in 2003, where he was a leadership scholar, served as a senior member of the Law Review and graduated cum laude. He received the 2003 Widener Law Journal Outstanding Student Article Award for his article on Pennsylvania’s redistricting. He also studied at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland and Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.
Mr. Brennan previously served as an attorney for a large defense firm and for the Governor’s Office of General Counsel. He was appointed Assistant Solicitor for the City of Bethlehem in 2005 by Mayor John B. Callahan, where he also represented the Police and Fire Pension Funds. In 2008 he was appointed as Solicitor for Northampton County Controller Stephen J. Barron.
Mr. Brennan has been published in the fields of equine law and redistricting law, has argued several times before Commonwealth Court and has lectured on various topics at the Dickinson School of Law and for the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He has appeared on numerous local and national television and radio shows.
Mr. Brennan volunteers for or has founded a number of charitable, legal, political, religious and community organizations and is an Adjunct Professor for Northampton Community College. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars.
Licensed since 2003
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|2010 Labor Partner of the Year Award||AFL-CIO Lehigh Valley Labor Counsel||2010|
|2003 Widener Law Journal Outstanding Student Article Award||Widener Law Journal||2003|
|Cum Laude||Widener University School of Law||2003|
|Dean Anthony J. Santoro Leadership Scholar||Widender University School of Law||2002|
|Hearing Committee Member||The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pensylvania||2012 - Present|
|Owner||Brennan Law Offices||2012 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||Northampton County Community College||2008 - Present|
|Attorney||Croslis & Brennan Law Offices||2008 - 2012|
|Solicitor||Northampton County Controller's Office||2008 - Present|
|Assistant Solicitor||City of Bethlehem||2005 - 2008|
|Attorney||Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin||2004 - 2005|
|Legislative Assistant||Pennsylvania General Assembly||2003 - 2004|
|Certified Legal Intern||Governor's Office of General Counsel, Pennsylvania Department of Trasnportation||2002 - 2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Bethlehem Mounted Police||Pro Bono counsel||2010 - Present|
|Friends of St. Kieran’s||Pro bono counsel||2008 - Present|
|Project Children Charity Album||Organizer||2007 - Present|
|American College of Equine Attorneys||Member||2007 - Present|
|Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War||Member||2007 - Present|
|Finnegan’s Wake, Heckshersville Irish Festival, Actor||Actor||2006 - Present|
|Northampton County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Equestrian Aid Foundation||Volunteer||2004 - Present|
|Thoreau Sauntering Society||Member||2002 - Present|
|Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity||Member||2002 - Present|
|Saint Clair Fish and Game||Member||1996 - Present|
|Schuylkill County Women in Crisis||Volunteer||1996 - 1998|
|Ancient Order of Hibernians||Member||1996 - Present|
|In re Nomination Petition of Horton, 165 MD 2010 (Pa. Commw. 2010)||Successful defense.|
|Gordon v. WCAB (Showcase Publications), 5 CD 2010 (Pa. Commw. 2010)||N/A|
|F & L Leasing, Inc. v. Plaxico Burress, No. 2006-1740 (Lebanon County C.C.P. 2009)||Successful defense|
|2nd Annual Equine Law Seminar||Pennsylvania Bar Institute||2010|
|1st Annual Equine Law Seminar||Pennsylvania Bar Institute||2009|
|4th Annual Animal Law Seminar||Pennsylvania Bar Institute||2007|
|Widener Law Journal||Cleaning Out the Augean Stables: Pennsylvania's Most Recent Redistricting||2003|
|Widener University School of Law||Certificate in Law and Govenment||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Ursinus College||Politics & English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Trinity College, Dublin||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Charles University, Prague||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|2012 Athletes & Agents Conference||Contract Law, Sports Law||2012|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2nd Annual Equine Law||Equine Law, Damages, Consumer Protections and Strict Liability||2010|
|BBC World News, 2010 United States General Election Coverage||American Politics||2010|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1st Annual Equine Law||Equine Law and Damages||2009|
|Business Matter, WFMZ Channel 69, Why Americans Don't Care||American Politics||2009|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 4th Annual Animal Law Seminar (with Governor Rendell)||Equine Law||2007|
|Dickinson School of Law, Guest Lecturer||Equine Law, Insurance, Transportation, Securities and Antitrust, Tort Law||2007|
|Nativity B.V.M. High School, Terrorism and the Constitution, Guest Speaker||Constitutional Law||2003|