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I  represent people who have been harmed physically or financially. That is all  I do and all  I have ever done in my 31 years of representing  people in Ohio, Michigan and throughout the country.  Our firm has obtained numerous multi-million dollar results and we have earned the respect of our profession and clients.  We pledge to build on this reputation every day, with every case.


Defendants are backed by powerful corporations and insurance companies. Our law firm has the resources necessary to level the playing field in all areas of personal injury and professional negligence.   We commit the necessary time, money and experience to get our clients the best results possible.


Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
    35 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    35 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    35 years
  4. Brain Injury: 20%
    35 years
  5. Investment Fraud: 5%
    35 years



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney endorsements

15 total 

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  • Kevin William Popham

    I have opposed Tim on several cases in the past. He is one of the top plaintiff counsel in our field of practice and is an excellent litigator. I look forward to working with him in the future.


    Kevin Popham Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Timothy. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Lamkin, Van Eman, Trimble & Dougherty, LLC

500 S. Front St.
Suite 200
Columbus, OH, 43215


MIActive And In Good Standing198205/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2013
2013 Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Highest Peer Review Rating of "AV"Martindale-Hubbell2013
2012 Ohio Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Board Certified Civil Pretrial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2012
Highest Peer Review Rating of "AV"Martindale-Hubbell2012
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2011
Highest Peer Review Rating of "AV"Martindale-Hubbell2011
Highest Peer Review Rating of "AV"Martindale-Hubbell2010
Highest Peer Review Rating of "AV" - 1996 - 2009Martindale-Hubbell2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLamkin, Van Eman, Trimble & Dougherty, LLC1981 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Public Investors Arbitration Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)Arbitrator2005 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeMember1981 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Eastman$986,000 verdict
Flaum$700,000 verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Capital Univ. Law Review, Vol. 11, P. 661Ohio's Assumption of Risk: The Deafening SilenceN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Ohio Dominican UniversityBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Numerous seminar speaking engagementsPersonal Injury, Insurance, Case LawN/A