State Bar of Michigan 1999
United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan 1999
United States District Court, Western District of Michigan 2006
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 2007


State Bar of Michigan, Negligence Section
Oakland County Bar Association


Michigan Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” Civil Litigation Defense, from 2008 to the present


TIMOTHY J. CONNAUGHTON is a Shareholder at Vandeveer Garzia who practices in the areas of first and third party automobile negligence, premises liability, civil rights, employment law, contract disputes, insurance coverage, and general civil litigation. He has experience representing insurance companies, construction companies, municipal corporations, rental car agencies and various other corporate and individual clients. He has successfully presented oral argument in the Michigan Court of Appeals on multiple occasions and has extensive and successful trial experience.


In addition to handling a full trial docket, Tim currently serves as the firm’s Treasurer.

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