Timothy E. Simmen
Tim has a strong litigation background in both criminal and civil law. Tim joined MGC Lawyers with a unique background, which serves him well in the defense of personal injury cases. Tim worked in law enforcement. Tim was a deputy sheriff for approximately eight years. He understands accident investigations. Tim has responded to and investigated countless traffic accidents. He has an in-depth understanding of traffic collisions and the California Vehicle Code. This understanding allows him to understand and analyze vehicle accidents from a unique and invaluable perspective. In addition, Tim was an Intern with the Ventura County District Attorney’s office where he appeared at more than 75 contested hearings, including preliminary hearings and trials.
Tim also has experience in employment law, having worked for a boutique employment law defense firm for two years where he litigated and resolved more than $2 million in potential liabilities, in both individual and class action matters. Tim’s focus was in the areas of wage and hour litigation and discrimination, and related issues, under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.