Tim is an associate with Murphy & Grantland. He concentrates his legal practice on appellate law, construction defects, premises liability, insurance coverage and bad faith as well as trucking and automobile defense.
Tim was born at Clark Air Force Base in the Phillippines and grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University, he moved to the Detroit, Michigan area, where he worked full-time while earning a Master of Arts in Psychology from Wayne State University. From 1997 to 2001, he worked as a crisis intake counselor for children at the Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center.
Tim attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 2004. While in law school, he served as a research editor for the South Carolina Law Review, served on the Honor Counsel, authored a published student note (see Publications below) and received the G.G. Dowling Student Award for service in 2003. He also served as president of the student chapter of the Federalist Society, and served as an officer in the Christian Legal Society and G.O.P. Law Society. He was admitted to Wig & Robe, Order of the Coif and John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court.
Prior to joining Murphy & Grantland, Tim served as a staff attorney for the South Carolina Court of Appeals, and clerked for the Honorable John W. Kittredge.
Tim and his wife Olivia live in Cayce, South Carolina.