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Timothy M. Kolman

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Timothy M. Kolman, Esquire

Mr. Kolman was born in London, England and received his first law degree from the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he graduated with high honors. His second law degree was awarded from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he was an Editor of the Law Review. Mr. Kolman is a member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District and the Western District of Pennsylvania.


An accomplished and highly experienced lawyer, Mr. Kolman has counseled hundreds of clients through complicated employment matters. A combat veteran who genuinely cares for his clients, Mr. Kolman prides himself on his tenacity, availability and his extensive trial skills, believing that the employees who he represents deserve an equal shot against the big corporations and their blue chip law firms.




Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 70%
    3 years, 4.06 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    3 years, 1.03 thousand cases
  3. Civil Rights: 10%
    3 years, 823 cases



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact info

Kolman Ely PC

414 Hulmeville Avenue
Penndel, PA, 19047


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardNational Employment Lawyers Association2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Certificate of AppreciationUnited States District Court2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Association of Retired Persons2003
Certificate of AppreciationPennsylvania Bar Institute1990
Law Revew EditorUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing partnerKolman Ely PC1990 - Present
InternThe Honorable Judge Harry A. Takiff1985 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Legal Intelligencer10 More Discovery Abuses to Look Out for During Litigation2012
The Legal IntelligencerLaw Firms Dirty Little Secrets2011
The Legal Intelligencer10 Discovery Abuses to Look Out for During Litigation2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of GlasgowLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1976