Timothy J. Watson

Attorney in Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Association of Defense Counsel; Christian Legal Society (President, Phoenix Chapter); Christian Legal Aid (Staff Attorney); Arizona Special Olympics (Member Volunteer). Graduate, NITA Trial College. Member, Moot Court, Regent University School of Law. Author, "The Long Arm of the Law: Lis Pendens on Arizona Property by Out of State Litigants," State Bar of Arizona Real Estate Section Newsletter, Spring 2006. Co-Author, "Who is Picking up the Tab? Indemnity Law in Arizona," Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, e-Common Defense, June 2004.
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Peer Rating 4.9 of 5

Areas of Law

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Creditors Rights


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Overall Peer Rating

in Litigation, Commercial Law and Insurance
4.9 out of 5.0

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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/05/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Tim is a fine lawyer and very dependable.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/04/14
5.0 out of 5.0
One category not listed is integrity and professionalism. Mr. Watson is a person of high moral character and integrity. He doesn't allow others to drag him into the gutter and conducts himself with a high degree of professionalism.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 04/19/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Watson is a dependable, thoughtful, and ethical lawyer. Most of all, he is trustworthy and truly cares about justice.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 04/18/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Great, ethical and knowledgeable attorney.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 04/18/14
4.6 out of 5.0
Tim is a great attorney who adapts well to odd litigation situations. I worked with him when I was at Gust Rosenfeld and we worked well together on real estate litigation issues. I have referred cases to him since I moved to Flagstaff. He has a deep litigation background and picks up knowledge of new areas he is litigating in as such cases come up.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 04/18/14
5.0 out of 5.0
I have been on the same side and against Tim in litigation matters and always found him to be a man of his word. He practices with the highest standards of character and professionalism.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 04/18/14
4.2 out of 5.0
Mr. Watson is a respected and trusted member of the Phoenix legal community.
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1998, Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Law School Attended

Regent University
Class of 1997

University Attended

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Class of 1994

Associations & Memberships

Maricopa County Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section); State Bar of Arizona (Member, Fee Arbitration Committee); American Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section).

Representative Cases

TWE Retirement v. Ream, 198 Ariz. 268, 8 P.3d 1182 (2000).

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Office Information
Timothy J. Watson
 One E. Washington Street, Suite 1600,
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2553


Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C. (Phoenix, Arizona)

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