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Tom Tierney practices in the areas of civil, commercial, employment, real estate, and probate litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Tierney practiced at two prominent litigation boutique firms in San Diego, California. He then became a partner of the Firm in 2003. Mr. Tierney is the president of the Rossway Swan Tierney Barry Foundation which provides technological grants to qualifying charities.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Employment: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 20%


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Contact info

Rossway Swan Tierney Barry
2101 Indian River Blvd, Ste 200
Vero Beach, FL, 329607701


FLMember in Good Standing200006/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's Pro Bono AwardThe Florida Bar2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRossway Swan Tierney Barry2003 - Present
AssociateRossway Swan Tierney Barry2000 - 2003
AttorneySan Diego Law Firms1992 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Indian River County Bar AssociationBoard Memeber2007 - Present
Rossway Swan Tierney BarryFoundation, Inc.President2006 - Present
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitN/A2004 - Present
US District Courts of Florida Northern DistrictN/A2002 - Present
US District Courts of Flordida Middle DistrictN/A2002 - Present
US District Courts of Florida Southern DistrictN/A2001 - Present
Indian River County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
The Florida BarMember2000 - Present
Indian River County Bar AssociationTreasurer2012 - 2013
Indian River County Bar AssociationSecretary2011 - 2012
Homeless Family Center, Inc.Board Chair2006 - 2009
Homeless Family Center, Inc.Board Member2002 - 2010
US District Courts of California Central DistrictN/A1997 - 2000
US District Courts of California Southern DistrictN/A1992 - 2000
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1992 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
California Causes of ActionStrict Products Liability (Design or Manufacturing Defect and Failure to Warn)1998
Washington Legal Foundation Legal BackgrounderA Split Among Federal Courts Undermines Daubert Standards1997
Association of Business Trial Lawyers ReportPleading Hurdle Statutes, Opportunities for the Wary Practitioner1995
Hastings International and Comparative Law ReviewCriminalizing the Sexual Transmission of HIV: An International Analysis1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawTaxationDiploma in Taxation2000
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Notre DameN/AOther - Bachelors1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. SeminarAttorney Client Privilege in an Electronic Age2014