ABOUT Mr. Timothy L. Healy

Timothy L. Healy is the founding partner of the Law Office of Timothy L. Healy, a Tacoma, WA criminal defense firm. A former Marine, Mr. Healy has been defending the accused since 1995. His practice is focused exclusively on criminal defense, with a particular emphasis in the areas of sex crimes anddomestic violence. He is a tireless advocate for his clients and provides each with quality and compassionate legal counsel.

Mr. Healy's passion for justice is demonstrated by his impressive track record.

An experienced criminal defense lawyer, particularly one who handles cases involving charges of sexual impropriety, must understand the sensitive nature of sex crimes and domestic violence cases. Mr. Healy has handled many such cases and does so with the utmost care and without judgment. His dedication to achieving justice is invaluable to his clients, many of whom have their freedom and lives at stake.

Skilled in the courtroom and persuasive in front of a jury, Mr. Healy takes a personal interest in every case. He works to earn the trust of his clients and is able to convey complicated legal concepts in plain language. He has the resources and skill to take cases from pretrial proceedings, through trial and to any appeal. Having successfully tried many cases to verdict, Mr. Healy understands how to gather and present the evidence necessary to obtain a not guilty verdict, a dismissal of the charges, or a reduction of the charges.

Mr. Healy has achieved results favorable to his clients in cases involving charges of: rape, assault and battery, first-degree burglary, child molestation, and "second strike" crimes, to name a few. He works diligently to assess the facts of each client's situation and present an individually tailored defense strategy for achieving the best outcome possible. Often that strategy results in dropped or reduced charges, dismissed charges, or a not guilty verdict.

Mr. Healy received his B.A. from the University of Washington, Seattle, his J.D. from Seattle University School of Law, Tacoma, and graduated from the Trial Advocacy College. He is admitted to practice in all Washington state courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. He is a member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Pierce County Bar Association.


- Washington State Trial Lawyers Association

- Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

- Pierce County Bar Association


- Hon. Judge Frederick B. Hayes of the Pierce County Superior Court, Former Judicial Assistant

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Areas of LAW

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Expungements

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