Timothy Dinan’s practice focuses solely on helping people who have been injured. As practice leader of Laddey Clark & Ryan’s Personal Injury practice, Tim is involved in every personal injury case in the office. He has experience in all aspects of personal injury law from client intake, to preparing for a deposition, to when the final appeal of a case has been exhausted. He is also a talented trial attorney and has obtained some of the largest verdicts in the state.Tim is responsible for a team of five attorneys and several support staff members, and the growth of the Personal Injury practice group. He was also named chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, overseeing the firm’s commercial and estate litigation. Tim has handled cases ranging from standard automobile collisions to construction accidents to products liability claims to mine collapses. In his cases, his focus is on the individual stories of the clients and his efforts to provide them the tools and skills they need to effectively communicate how much their lives have been altered as a result of their injuries. Over the course of his career, Tim has helped clients obtain over $50 million in verdicts and settlements. A key to Tim’s success in the courtroom has been his embrace of technology.
Tim has been designated a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, by far the youngest in Northwest New Jersey. Attorneys are designated as “certified attorneys” by the New Jersey Supreme Court if they are able to demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge and skill in a specific area of law or practice, have passed a rigorous examination and have been recognized by their peers.
In 2021, Tim was named one of NJBIZ's "Forty Under 40" honorees. Previously, he was recognized by The New Jersey Law Journal as a “New Leader of the Bar.” He has also twice been inducted into the New Jersey Personal Injury Hall of Fame. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Amicus Committee and has helped to write submissions to the New Jersey Supreme Court. Tim has been selected for inclusion in the 2022 and 2023 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers guide.
Tim is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has been selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars from 2016 through 2021*, and he has been included on the list of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, for 2021.**
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**This award is conferred by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
- Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest New Jersey, Member, Board of Directors
- Sussex County Bar Association, Member
- New Jersey Bar Association
- New Jersey Association for Justice
- American Association for Justice
- Newton Medical Center, Member, Community Advisory Board and Community Health Subcommittee