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Tim O'Hare is an award-winning Personal Injury Attorney who founded The Law Offices of Tim O'Hare in 2001.  The firm helps injured victims and family members who have lost a loved one due to another's negligence.  The firm offers outstanding customer service, a FREE Consultation with an Attorney, and a No-Wait office policy for client appointments.  You will be seen within 5 minutes for every appointment, every time.  Injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means you owe nothing unless money is recovered. 


Call us and speak to an experienced Personal Injury Attorney at 972-960-0000, or Toll-free at 1-888-960-0020.  You may also contact us by visiting our website:  www.oharelawfirm.com


Before founding the firm in 2001, Tim was an insurance claims examiner and practiced law with a Dallas insurance defense firm as well as one of the largest Personal Injury firms in the Metroplex. Utilizing his knowledge of insurance companies, he started helping Personal Injury victims in their fight for recovery, and has been doing so for the last 19 years. Tim’s experiences have enabled him to become an award-winning Personal Injury attorney, and he knows the best ways to fight for his clients.


Martindale-Hubbell, the oldest attorney ranking group in the country, gave Tim their highest rating, AV/Preeminent, based upon the reviews of judges and other lawyers of Tim’s legal abilities and ethics. Tim’s expertise in Personal Injury Law is also recognized by his membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Tim was named one of the Top Transportation Lawyers in the country by The American Lawyer Magazine and one of the Top Personal Injury Lawyers in the nation by The National Law Journal in 2013. He has also been named one of Texas’ Legal Leaders and has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. In 2014, 2015 & 2016, D Magazine awarded Tim their “Best Lawyers in Dallas” label.  Tim has also achieved a 10 out of 10 rating from Avvo.com, an online ranking system of attorneys and doctors throughout the United States. He has also been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer from 2014-2016.


Tim has appeared on national networks and news programs including Fox & Friends, NBC’s Today Show, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel, CNN and MSNBC, as well as the local affiliates for CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and WB. Tim has also shared his experiences and knowledge with many student, business and civic groups throughout Texas.


Tim has spent his life and career helping those around him, and this passion is demonstrated by his commitment to his Personal Injury clients. Tim’s experiences have allowed him to understand all sides of Personal Injury cases, and this knowledge helps him find the best way to fight for his clients’ rights.


You will not find better customer service from a law firm anywhere.  We are guided by 3 principals:  integrity, compassion and tenacity.  We are respected by Plaintiffs' firms and Insurance firms alike.


Helping injured victims and family members who have lost loved ones is our passion and calling.  We have the knowledge, experience, resources and dedication necessary to successfully represent you in your injury case. 


Experience the difference by calling a firm that has a super-friendly staff and a reputation for getting the most for our clients. 


PERSONAL:  Tim is happily married to his wife, Christen.  They have 3 daughters and are members of First Baptist Grapevine.  They are very involved in their church and in the community.  Tim graduted from The University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance, and earned his law degree from Southern Methodist University.  He has been a practicing attorney for more than 20 years.  He is a 4th generation Texan and avid sports fan.


 

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 35%
    20 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
    20 years, 300 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    20 years, 100 cases
  5. Trucking Accident: 10%
    20 years, 250 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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  • John Edward Roper

    Tim O'Hare is not your typical personal injury and wrongful death attorney. I met Tim through his involvement in the Dallas Bar Association Public Forum Committee and consider him a trusted colleague in the legal community. Tim's unique experience, combined with his compassion and keen sense for right and wrong, makes him one of my all time go-to lawyers.

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    John Roper Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

The Law Offices of Tim O'Hare

1038 Elm Street
Carrollton, TX, 75006

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199607/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2015
Texas Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2014
Top Rated Personal Lawyers in the U.S.The National Law Journal2014
Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation LawThe American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Magazine2013
Texas' Legal LeadersALM2013
AV/PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2012
Life MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2010
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2010
National Litigation Academy Honor CorpsAlliance Defense Fund2007
Rookie of the YearRotary Club2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding attorneyThe Law Offices of Tim O'Hare2001 - Present
AttorneyWilliam Robbins, P.C.1997 - 2001
AttorneyDeHay & Elliston1996 - 1997
Insurance Claims ExaminerJC Penney Financial Services1991 - 1992
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Bar AssociationLawyer Referral Service Committee2013 - Present
Christian Legal SocietyNational Board of Directors2012 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationPublic Forum Committee2011 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Alliance Defense FundAllied Attorney1997 - Present
Christian Legal SocietyMember1992 - Present
Christian Legal Society - DallasPresident2011 - 2014
North Texas Super Bowl 45 Host CommitteeMember2009 - 2011
Farmers Branch Chamber of CommerceMember2004 - 2014
Rotary ClubPast-President2004 - 2010
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Serious Injury from Car/Bus WreckAfter litigating the case in a relatively short time frame, we resolved the case for $2.5 million. After medical expenses, legal expenses and attorney fees, our client received $1,250,000.00.
Wrongful Death of 83 Year Old ManWe recovered $750,000.00 on the case, which left approximately $500,000.00 for the family members after legal fees and expenses were deducted.
Construction Job InjuryTried to a Jury, Received Verdict in our Favor, Awarding $350,000.00 to Our Client. After Attorney Fees and Costs, Client Received $140,000.00.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Texas System, AustinFinanceOther - Bachelors1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Christian Legal Society of Dallas10 Tips For Christian Lawyers2010
Prestonwood Rotary ClubFederal and Municipal Laws Addressing Border Security2009
Noon Exchange Club of GarlandInner Workings of Local Government2008
TFRWLocal Ordinances Addressing Border Security2007