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Timothy J. Ryan

Attorney Profile

Born and raised in Chicago, Timothy J. Ryan received his undergraduate degree from Boston College in 1978. Having been accepted to the S.C.A.L.E. Program at Southwestern University School of law, Ryan received his J.D. degree in 1980. Ryan currently serves on the Board of directors of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA) as well as being a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association California Bar Association and Western Trial Lawyers Association. More recently, Ryan has served on the Statewide Liaison Panel for all Ford/Firestone Litigation.

A sought-after lecturer and speaker, Mr. Ryan has appeared as a legal commentator on numerous television shows as well as a participant in continuing legal education programs.

For the last thirty (30) years, the law firm of Timothy J. Ryan & Associates has been devoted to representing the rights of consumers in the area of personal injury litigation. We have teamed up with the law firm of Tab Turner & Associates to focus on product liability claims involving sport utility vehicles. Volumes of documents have been obtained which illustrates the defective design of SUVs and the devastating results of using these vehicles.

In addition to obtaining millions for SUV rollover victims, Mr. Ryan has secured other seven-figure awards

They would include, among others, 1.75 million for a 35 year old man who suffered injuries to his face and a broken arm in a motorcycle accident involving a public entity vehicle; 1 million for a licensed electrician who suffered burns to his leg at a manufacturing plant; 2.5 million for a young girl who was burned by coffee which was placed on a defective table and the list goes on.

Areas of Practice:

  • Trial Law
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Truck Accidents
  • Auto Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • SUV Rollovers
  • Auto Defects
  • Tire Defects
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Medical Malpractice
Education:
  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1980 J.D.
  • Boston College, 1978
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Ryan serves on the Board of directors of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association and the Chair of the Sea Cliff Country Club Social Committee as well as being a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association California Bar Association Board of Trustees for the Huntington Beach Hospital, 21st century business & community partner, an honored member of “Who’s Who” in practicing attorneys, and Western Trial Lawyers Association. Also, Ryan is a member of an elite group of national trial lawyers called the American Board of Trial Advocates. Ryan has served on the Statewide Liaison Panel for all Ford/Firestone Litigation. For the last thirty-one years, Timothy J. Ryan & Associates has been devoted to representing the rights of consumers in the area of personal injury litigation including product liability, auto crashes, slip & falls, industrial injuries, construction site negligence, and trucking accidents all which involve devastating and serious personal injuries. For the past 1 1/2 years, Mr. Ryan has been a member of the Huntington Beach Planning Commission and is a candidate for Huntington Beach City Council in November, 2012.