Patricia Timm


Pat Timm has been with the firm since 2009.  Prior to that time she worked at three other defense medical malpractice law firms.  She is also a licensed Registered Nurse in California with experience in Emergency Medicine, Hospital Administration, Case Management, Prehospital Medicine, and Air Ambulance Nursing.  

Her practice incorporates all areas of defense in medical malpractice and licensing defense on behalf of physicians and nurses, major teaching institutions, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and other health care provider specialties.  Her experience has been primarily complex medical cases including perinatal brain injury, neonatal injury, pediatric injury, stroke, adult brain injury, cardiac injury, psychiatric injury, trauma, and various areas of critical care medicine.  

Pat has several years of law and motion experience and has argued cases before the appellate court resulting in decisions in favor of the defense.  She has co-tried perinatal brain injury cases and spinal injury/wrongful death resulting in defense verdicts.  


B.A. Health Services Administration

St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA.

John F. Kennedy School of Law

Walnut Creek, CA.

Admitted to practice:

State of California, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Northern District of California.

Member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association and the American Heart Association (BLS Instructor).

Nursing Certifications:

Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum Certified

Advance Cardiac Life and Basic Life Support Certified

Pediatric Advance Life Support Certified

Stroke Certified