Timothy F. Pearce







Timothy F. Pearce

Taking a stand for the rights of individuals and their families when time is everything.

Client Successes
Bill B.
Bill B. was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma in the Spring of 2021. Before his diagnosis, he was living a vibrant life with his wife, daughter and grandchild.
Evelyn R.
When Ed R. died unexpectedly, his wife, Evelyn, knew there must have been something more than simply old age.
Richard C.
Richard C. was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma during the holiday season of 2019. The diagnosis came as a shock to everyone as he had been in exceptional health and living an active life before this dreadful diagnosis wreaked havoc on the family.
  • University of California Hastings College of Law, J.D., 2001
  • California State University, B.A. in Political Science, 1995
  • State Bar of California
  • American Association for Justice
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

  • California State Bar, 2001
  • California and U.S. District Courts, Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts

Awards & Honors
  • Super Lawyers, Northern California, 2013, 2019-2022


A lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, Tim has spent his professional career, first as a paralegal and then as a lawyer, specializing in representing people injured by defective products, or by the negligence and misconduct of others.

Since his California Bar Admission in 2001, Tim has fearlessly litigated against some of the largest corporations in the world on behalf of his clients in cases including asbestos, defective drugs and devices, SUV Rollovers, and various personal injury matters. Honored to stand up for the rights of individuals and families against these corporations, Tim has tried several cases to verdict, as well as resolved numerous other cases prior to trial.

How I Help Clients
Create an awareness that my client’s world matters
I understand what my individual clients are going through and understand that my representation is not a one size fits all situation. I feel privileged to get to know my clients and give them a voice to help advocate fully for what’s right for them.
Anticipate what could happen in their case
and always think two steps ahead to prevent surprises of unwanted outcomes.
Take full responsibility to handle the legal aspects of my client’s case
so they can embrace making the most of what time they have left—I try to give the gift of time!
Preserve dignity
and a sense of security amid adversity and uncertainty.
Professional Credentials

Outside the court room, Tim has been recognized as a Northern California “Super Lawyer,” and named to the nationally recognized “Lawyers of Distinction” list. He has presented at continuing legal education conferences to lawyers and judges on a variety of subjects including asbestos bankruptcies to the use of expert declarations in litigation.

Tim’s professional involvement includes being a member of the State Bar of California, American Association of Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. He graduated from California State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and went on to earn his law degree from the University of California Hastings College of Law in 2001.

Personal Interests
How I like to spend my time…

In my spare time, I enjoy traveling and exploring the outdoors with my wife and son. I also enjoy coaching and watching my son in recreational sports, such as soccer and little league baseball.

I am also very proud to serve as a board member on the Marin Valentine’s Ball, an organization raising awareness and support for charitable organizations to benefit children and families in need throughout the North Bay.

What’s on my bucket list…
  • Attend a Super Bowl
  • Visit all the continents
  • Attend the last round of the Masters