Mr. Tonkin is the managing lawyer of Phillips Law Group, and Board Certified in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the State Bar of Arizona.
Since 1998, Mr. Tonkin has devoted his life to helping innocent victims stand up against those who have harmed them, be it corporations, hospitals, drug manufacturers, nursing homes, product manufacturers, insurance companies, or reckless drivers.
Mr. Tonkin’s tireless devotion to helping others has earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues, clients, and members of the community.
During his studies at the Arizona State College of Law, Mr. Tonkin worked for one of Phoenix's premier personal injury firms, Solomon, Relihan & Blake.
After graduating from law school in 2000, he was admitted to the Arizona State Bar. Following his admittance, he was asked to join Solomon, Relihan & Blake as an attorney, where he spearheaded a legal campaign dedicated to fighting the injustices and wrongdoings suffered by injury victims across Arizona.
Throughout his professional life, Mr. Tonkin has obtained numerous million dollar settlements for his clients. He obtained a judgment of $10.6 million for a family whose son was fatally shot at a house party, and he obtained a million dollar jury verdict in Yavapai County for a police officer who was injured during a traffic stop.
Mr. Tonkin has served as a "Fee Arbitrator" for the State Bar of Arizona, where he gave lectures on personal injury matters for other lawyers to attend. He has also lectured at the Arizona Association for Justice’s "Learn at Lunch" seminars.
He is admitted to practice in the State Bar of Arizona and U.S. District Ninth Circuit. He is certified in injury and wrongful death litigation by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization and is the 2018 co-chairman of the State Bar of Arizona’s College of Trial Advocacy.
In 2017, Mr. Tonkin became an Associate Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, America’s seminal organization charged with the preservation of the civil jury trial. "Justice by the People," is the primary purpose of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), seeking only attorneys who display skill, civility, and integrity, to help younger attorneys achieve a higher level of trial advocacy and to educate the public about the vital importance of the Seventh Amendment.
Since 2015, Mr. Tonkin has helped organize Phillips Law Groups' Title Sponsorship for the M.A.D.D. walk at the City of Phoenix Zoo, benefitting and recognizing members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Tim has been honored to be a speaker at the M.A.D.D. walk kick off and he and his two children have been proud “walkers.”
Since 2003, Mr. Tonkin has continuously sharpened his legal expertise at Phillips Law Group and has appeared in numerous television commercials where he informs all injury victims that he and his team of skilled lawyers will defend their rights and help them receive the justice they deserve.
If you need a hardworking and dedicated personal injury attorney, contact Tim Tonkin today.