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Timothy was born in Clearwater, Florida. He has resided in Florida his entire life with the exception of his undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame, College of Arts and Letters where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy in 1987. At Notre Dame, Tim received the distinction of Notre Dame Scholar. He was active in the Notre Dame Pre‑Law Society, Notre Dame Philosophy Club, Notre Dame Glee Club, Notre Dame Chorale and Notre Dame Marching Band/Varsity Band.

In 1991, Tim received his Juris Doctor in Law from the University of Florida, College of Law at Gainesville. There, he received the Book Award in Jurisprudence and had membership in the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. During law school, he also held a Judicial Clerkship in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County, Florida.

Tim was admitted to the Florida Bar in November 1991. He began his law career in Orlando representing Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees. His legal experience includes bankruptcy, personal injury, foreclosure litigation, general collection litigation, business transactional law, appellate practice, and insurance and commercial litigation.

Tim has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District and for the Northern District of Florida. Currently, he is a member of the Florida Justice Association, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the Clearwater Bar and the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association.
His hobbies include a cappella quartet, piano, trumpet, intermediate level computer programming and the Italian language in which he is conversant. Tim comes from a large family with a proud tradition of attorneys, including his father Guy and his brothers, Mark, Greg and Terence.


Languages spoken: English, Italian, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 65%
    25 years
  2. Chapter 13: 20%
    25 years
  3. Chapter 7: 10%
    25 years
  4. Litigation: 5%
    25 years



Hourly ($325-450/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Gina Anitra Rosato

    Tim is extremely knowledgeable in all areas of consumer bankruptcy law - Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases. He goes above and beyond for his clients and I would refer cases to him without hesitation.


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Contact info

25749 US Highway 19 N
Suite 200
Clearwater, FL, 33763-2010


FLMember in Good Standing199106/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
American Jurisprudence Book AwardAmerican Jurisprudence1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPerenich The Law Firm2010 - Present
PresidentTimothy B. Perenich, PL1993 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Justice AssociationMember2005 - Present
Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Stetson University College of Law Foreclosure SymposiumThe Benefits and Limitations of Bankruptcy Protection for Property Owners Facing Foreclosure2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Notre DamePhilosphyBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hot Topics in BankruptcyBankruptcy2012
Bankruptcy Chapter 13 101: The PlanBankruptcy2012
BK Chapter 7 & 13: WorkshopBankruptcy2011