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Timothy M. Williams

Criminal defense Attorney at Mason, MI

5.0   16 reviews
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1992
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Timothy

Learn Timothy’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    35%
    Handle All types of Criminal Defense, including Murder, and other Capital Offenses. Also handle Misdemeanor cases including drunk driving.

    32 years, 900 cases

  2. DUI and DWI
    25%

    33 years

  3. Speeding and traffic ticket
    20%

  4. Estate planning
    10%
    Have drafted estate plans for all income levels. Specalize in Living revocable trusts. Also handle probate of all size estates.

    33 years

  5. Family
    10%
    Handle all types of family Law cases, including Abuse and Neglect, Custody, Child Support Divorce ,Parenting Time, Paternity . Aggressive representation for your rights.

    33 years

I have been practing law for over 30 years. I am married with four children. I take pride in taking the time to answer all of a client's questions and guide them through the legal process. I understand that the criminal justice and court system can be intimidating for people, and I do my best to reduce the stress of the process. I guide my clients through the process step by step to reduce their anxiety and stress level. No case is too small for our firm to handle. Every client is treated with honesty and respect. Call us today to hanlde your legal matter.

 

Outside of the courtroom, I enjoy running, swimming, politics and reading financial planning and investment publications. I am a member of the Knights of Columbus, have coached youth baseball, and soccer and have voluntered to be a Junior Achievement teacher to elementary school children. I am the previous Paralegal Program Director at Baker College of Jackson, and have taught  health law and etics to Medical Assisting, and  EMT students. 

 

My diverse background gives me the ability to realte and be a resource for my client and their family as they go through the legal process. At the Law office of Timothy M. Williams you are not just a client your a real person with real concerns and feelings. We understand that and will treat you with respect and dignity.

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Location

TIMOTHY M WILLIAMS
322 S. Jefferson St.
Suite 205
Mason, MI, 48854

Reviews

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Posted by Alen | September 22, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A great lawyer.
I would highly recommend this lawyer to anyone that needs help regards to driving offenses. Mr. Williams is a very knowledgeable, trustworthy, intelligent, attorney. Mr. Williams is very precise and sticks to his words.
Posted by anonymous | September 22, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Mason Attorney
Did excellent work getting my license back and verifying other loose ends were tidied up and finalized for me. Only issue was working through answering service, I swear leaving a message to voice mail would be a better use of resources for him, but that just might be the services issues and not his.
Posted by Roman | April 24, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very helpful best professional lawyer I’ve ever hired.
Attorney Timothy Williams was very helpful, honest and professional always answered my calls/text Even when he was in vacation I would recommend his services to anyone who needs to get out of a bad situation.
Posted by Michael | November 15, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Gets the job done fast, would highly recommend to anyone!
Tim helped me so much when I needed him, he communicated with me well and led me through the entire process. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs a good attorney. His prices are very reasonable as well!
Posted by John | October 3, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great attorney!
Very respectful, professional and effective. Would use him anytime! He seriously alleviated my fears of my situation. Peace of mind was absolitely worth it.
Posted by Chris | September 29, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very professional lawyer gets the job done rite
I got a owi with four minors in the car I also blew super drunk Mr Williams got my case reduced to driving impared with 24 hours of community service and a weekend class with no drops or breathalyzers and when I finish my class and community service their is no probation I think Timothy did a hell of job and no other lawer would of gotten close to that plus he was four time less money then any other law firm
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Posted by Nicole | September 29, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer
Tim has been instrumental in helping us. His rates are fair and he gives excellent advice. Very happy with the outcome of our last 2 hearings.
Posted by Alexander | September 18, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Speeding and log book tickets
I hired Attorney Williams to help me reduce a driving ticket and a log book ticket that I received 8 months ago. My experience with this attorney was very grateful. He quickly responded to all of my inquiries and help us through this process. As a CDL driver, it was very important to me to get these tickets off my record or at least reduce to non moving violations and Attorney Williams was able to do that for me. I will defiantly recommend this attorney for any traffic violations.
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Posted by Reggie | September 17, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Great Attorney!!!
I live in Virginia and while I was on vacation in Michigan, I received a ticket for fishing without a fishing license. I had no idea this was a misdemeanor. Luckily I discovered Tim Williams website and reached out to him for his help. Tim gave me great advice and handled everything for me while I was back home in VA. Whenever I contacted Tim he responded back to me right away. Whether it was by phone, email or text messages. He made me feel at ease that everything would be okay while I was miles away. Most importantly, Mr. Williams got that misdemeanor off my record. I highly recommend his services. Thank you Tim!!!
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Response from Timothy Williams September 18, 2018
Reggie: Thank you so much for your kind words. Glad we were able to get a great resolution in your case.
Posted by anonymous | September 2, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Adoption
Tim is honest, hard working and very upfront. He always gets back to me right away.
Posted by George | August 31, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A Lawyer you can trust to work diligently on your case
Mr. Williams was very professional and on top of my case! He was very knowledgeable in the subject area and handle my case like a true professional. He was also none judgemental and treated me like a human being unlike some other attorneys I've used before.
Posted by anonymous | December 22, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent
This is my thank you note to Tim: "You called me back within 5 minutes of my initial contact.  I was scared and didn't have a plan, and it meant the world to me that you lifted some of that burden so quickly.  Throughout the case, you were patient with my many emails.  I was angry, anxious, and still frightened, but knowing you had my back made it better. Thank you!!!" I found Tim to be very easy to talk to. He's a great listener, non-judgmental, honest, and caring. He will listen until you are done talking, present your options, and help you decide on the course of action that is best for you. Integrity is one of the most important qualities of a lawyer, and Tim's is second to none. I plan to hire Tim again soon to update my will. Regardless of your legal need, Tim will have your back at every stage.
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Posted by Marcy | March 18, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
My review of Timothy Williams
Timothy has been there since the beginning of the case. He's kept me well informed on what to expect and what information he's needed to help build the case. I really have appreciated everything he's done for my family.
Posted by Shane | March 18, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
My Experience with Mr. Williams
My Williams is representing me in family court. First I would like to say. I am very skeptical and "pessimistic" at times. I was thinking I was not getting a fair shake in court. Well the more I see, the more I realize that Mr. Williams is doing an excellent job defending me. I would recommend Mr. Williams to anyone who is seeking a fair outcome in court. My case is still going on in court. Each court hearing I am one step closer to that fair outcome. Thank You Mr. Williams!!! Shane
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Posted by John | July 27, 2015
John S
I highly recommend Timothy M. Williams for providing Legal Services. Mr Williams is experienced, knowledgeable, well respected by the judges he works with, and reasonable. He takes the time to obtain an in depth knowledge of the matter requiring his representation. His communication style is open and honest, yet sensitive to the circumstances involved. His recommendations are balanced and practical. He is very prompt in replying to voice mail. In my opinion, Timothy Williams goes the extra mile to provide his clients with the best legal representation he possibly can.
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Posted by Karl | June 25, 2015
Real Estate Matter
Tim handled a condominium matter for me, and went up against a very well funded opponent and one of the largest law firms in the state. Tim was always prepared, well versed on the law and made excellent presentations on my behalf. Thanks to Tim's hard word and dedication we won the case. I would highly recommend Tim as he was extremely diligent, competent and not intimidated despite us being out spent considerably. Tim did an excellent job with my limited legal budget
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-33%
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.3 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • President
  • Law Office of Timothy M. Williams J.D. P.C.
  • 1992 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Lansing College
  • 2004 - 2008

Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • Aquinas College
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1988

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Traffic
  • Got speeding ticket removed
  • Drunk Driving
  • Jury returned a not guilty verdict.
  • Real Estate
  • Client received an damage award

Associations

  • Mason MI Promise Scholarship Committee
  • Board Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Ingham County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Star bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • Jackson College Paralegal Program
  • Chairperson
  • 2004 - 2008
  • Manistee County Bar Association
  • President
  • 1995 - 1996
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • Cadet Training
  • Department of Natural Resources citations
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
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Endorse Timothy
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Williams is an excellent advocate for his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend him to a client in need."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Tim takes good care of his clients, protecting and advancing their interests. He has genuine care and concern for the lives of those he serves."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Tim is a great attorney! He knows the law and works hard for his clients!"
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