Tim grew up in Missoula on the family’s cattle ranch, and attended grade school, high school and college in Missoula. He graduated from the University of Montana School of Law in 1994, and he engaged in private practice for 2 years after law school.
In 1996, Tim began working as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court, District of Montana which employment lasted for 23 years. He then worked as a Claims Attorney at ALPS Insurance handling and adjusting legal malpractice claims advanced against the company’s insured attorneys. Tim began working at Goodrich Reely, PLLC in December 2021.
Tim and his wife Julie were married in 1989, and they have two sons, Griffin and Justin. Tim continues working the family cattle ranch, and enjoys outdoor activities with his family such as motorcycling, snowbiking, camping, hiking and traveling.