Timothy J. Trager
Tim Trager’s practice concentrates on resolving and litigating business and personal disputes in a wide variety of commercial areas such as real estate, easements, leases, partnership disputes, business formation and construction, as well as appellate work stemming from these and other practice areas. He brings over twenty-seven years of legal experience in these areas to the client’s of the firm.
Prior to the merger of his law practice with Reicker, Pfau, Pyle & McRoy in January 2011, Tim was an associate and Managing Partner at Hill & Trager, LLP (and its predecessors) from 1991 thru 2010. Prior to that, he was associated with the firm of Howard, Lewis & Peterson (1985-1989) in Utah and Cappello & Foley (1989-1991) in Santa Barbara.
Tim was admitted to practice law in Utah in 1985, Illinois in 1986 and California in 1989 and is admitted to practice in all California State and Federal Courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Court of Federal Claims. Tim obtained his law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 1985 where he was a Notes & Comments Editor for the law journal and a recipient of an American Jurisprudence Award in Administrative Law. He was a Dean’s List student at the University of Colorado from which he received his Bachelor of Arts in 1982.
Tim is a Member of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association, a past Member of the William L. Gordon Inns of Court and the past Chairman of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association’s Civil Litigation section.