Shimko Law Offices, LLC

Box 6985
159 Crocker Park Blvd. # 400
Westlake, Ohio 44145
Tel. (216) 241-8300
Fax (216) 539-2015

Timothy A. Shimko

Timothy A. Shimko is an A/V rated attorney concentrating his practice in the field of civil litigation. He was admitted to the bar in Ohio in 1976.  Mr. Shimko obtained his undergraduate degree from Boston College, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1973.  While at the University of Akron School of Law, Mr. Shimko wrote for and served as the Research Editor for the Law Review.

A Brilliant Commercial And Civil Litigation Attorney
Mr. Shimko entered private practice with the Akron, Ohio law firm of Blakemore, Rosen & Norris, and continued to practice there until 1979, when he was asked to join and become a partner in the Cleveland, Ohio trial firm of Spangenberg, Shibley, Traci & Lancione.  Mr. Shimko started his own firm in 1988, and throughout his career, Mr. Shimko has successfully litigated thousands of commercial, contract, employment, lender liability, legal malpractice, negligence, product liability, securities, copyright, trademark, and trust cases for his clients. As an expert commercial and civil litigation attorney, Timothy Shimko has tried over 250 cases to verdict and has recovered over $100 million in settlements and verdicts for his clients.  He has also successfully defended scores of clients that have found themselves on the receiving end of a lawsuit.

Recognized By The Law Community
Mr. Shimko has been repeatedly identified by Martindale & Hubbell as one of the countries Preeminent Lawyers.  For the past dozen years, he has frequently been named one of Northeast Ohio’s best 100 lawyers by Inside Business Magazine and Ohio Super Lawyers.  He has lectured extensively at bar association seminars and to business groups on a variety of legal issues.