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Tim George
Tim George

2525 West 26th Street, Suite 200
Erie PA 16506
(814) 835-0400

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Tim George

Tim George pursues justice for people injured or killed in car & commercial truck accidents or harmed in other accidents, such as dog attacks, in Erie County and Northwestern Pennsylvania. Please call for a free consultation or visit http://www.timgeorge.us/ for more information. 

Please Call: (814) 835-0400

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Tim George

After graduating from St. Bonaventure University with a degree in Economics and receiving a law degree from the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Tim George returned home in 1992 to practice law in Northwestern Pennsylvania. He has worked as both a prosecutor and as an assistant public defender. He has both civil and criminal trial experience including cases involving murder, rape, aggravated assault and DUI.

Since 1992, he has devoted much of his practice to obtaining justice for injured people. He routinely represents people injured in car, motorcycle, and commercial truck accidents. He has sucessfully handled dog attack cases and both uninsured/underinsurance (UM/UIM) claims and Bad Faith cases againt insurance companies.



  • Sole Shareholder, J. Timothy George, P.C. (1996-present);
  • Solicitor, Lake Erie Community Park (1996-present);
  • Part-time Erie County Assistant Public Defender (2002);
  • Part-time Erie County Assistant District Attorney (1996-98);
  • Associate, James R. Steadman (1994-96);
  • Associate, Gifford, Lay & Johnson (1992-94).

Reported Cases

  • Commonwealth v. Brown, (Right to counsel – illegal confession), Erie County Legal Journal, Vol. 92, No. 3 (2009)
  • McCaslin v. Tracy, (Punitive damages in car accident case), Erie County Legal Journal, Vol. 91, No. 37 (2008).
  • In the Matter of the Estate of Jamie Adam Pettigrew, (Wrongful Death in fatal truck accident case), Erie County Legal Journal (2006).
  • Commonwealth v. Mantri, (Right to Counsel—illegal confession), Erie County Legal Journal (2005).
  • Commonwealth v. Vantine, (DUI-illegal stop), Erie County Legal Journal (2005).
  • Commonwealth v. Shampoe, (Wrongful Death drowning case),Erie County Legal Journal (2005).
  • Commonwealth v. Estep, (Right to present evidence at trial), Superior Court of Pennsylvania (unpublished appellate court opinion granting new trial).
  • Commonwealth v. Lehman, (BUI- illegal stop), 2004 Pa. Super. 324; 857 A.2d 686; 2004 Pa.Super. LEXIS 2772, appeal granted by Commonwealth v. Lehman, 871 A.2d 790, 2005 Pa. LEXIS 695 (Pa. Supreme Ct., Apr. 5, 2005) argued on December 5, 2005.
  • Smith v. DOT, (DUI-related suspension overturned),Bureau of Driver Licensing, 800 A.2d 1004, 2002 Pa.Cmwlth. LEXIS 509 July 13, 2001.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense & DUI
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death


  • 28th Infantry Division (ID), CPT, Judge Advocate, March 2003-July 2008
  • 28th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), Judge Advocate, August 2008 to present
  • Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) January 2009 to present

Please Call: (814) 835-0400


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