In 2008 Tim Osborn started his own practice as a Bakersfield personal injury attorney with just one catastrophic injury client and no staff. Since that time, Bakersfield personal injury attorney, Tim Osborn’s practice has rapidly grown to become one of the most successful personal injury practices in the San Joaquin Valley. As a local Bakersfield personal injury attorney, Tim Osborn regularly handles a wide array of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, including cases involving major trucking and auto accidents, fires and explosions, industrial injuries caused by third-party negligence, brain injury cases and cases against commercial enterprises for failure to protect their patrons from third-party violence. Mr. Osborn also handles insurance bad faith cases and has experience in litigating products liability cases. Mr. Osborn has litigated cases in nearly every county in California and several other states throughout the Western U.S. To date he has obtained more than eight figures in settlements and verdicts on behalf of clients.
Mr. Osborn is believed to be the youngest personal injury attorney in Kern County history to receive the prestigious “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Preeminent rating is the highest rating available from Martindale and it indicates that the recipient’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Osborn is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, two of the most highly regarded groups of trial lawyers in the United States, whose members have won million dollar and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements and whose membership consists of fewer than 1 percent of U.S. lawyers. In 2014, he received the “Client’s Choice Award” from AVVO.com and he has a “10.0 Superb” rating from that website.
Mr. Osborn, a Bakersfield personal injury attorney and his personal injury law firm are actively involved in the community. Mr. Osborn is a member of the board of directors of JJ’s Legacy, a non-profit organization that provides education and creates awareness regarding the importance of organ and tissue donation. Mr. Osborn became involved with JJ’s Legacy after representing the family of “JJ” (the young man for whom JJ’s Legacy is named) in a wrongful death case following a tragic auto accident. The firm frequently contributes to various charities, including, but not limited to, The American Cancer Society, Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County, JJ’s Legacy, CSU Bakersfield Foundation, Women’s Club of Bakersfield, Saint Agnes Foundation of Fresno, St. Baldrick’s Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Active 20-30 Club of Bakersfield, the California Waterfowl Association and many more.
Mr. Osborn obtained his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University. Prior to law school, Mr. Osborn obtained his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Fresno State, where he attended on a football scholarship and was a three-time member of the Academic All Western Athletic Conference Team. He is an avid hunter, maintains a love-hate relationship with running and enjoys traveling and spending time with his family and his black Labrador retriever.