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Timothy P. Heather, Esq.

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Native Cincinnatian Timothy P. Heather (Tim) obtained his B.F.A. degree from the University of Cincinnati, where he majored in broadcasting. Tim also obtained his law degree from the University of Cincinnati. While in law school, Tim was a member of the National Moot Court team and was the recipient of the Best Orator Award and Best Brief Award in the Ohio Tri-School Moot Court Competition.
Tim's bar admissions include the following:
  • Ohio
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Tim, who holds the Martindale-Hubbell AV rating and the Thomson Reuters "Ohio Super Lawyer" rating, concentrates his legal practice in bodily injury defense litigation arising out of motor vehicle accidents, homeowners and commercial liability insurance coverage, insurance policy drafting and interpretation, declaratory judgment actions, interpleaders, and other civil defense litigation. He regularly represents insurers who have been sued in uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, bad faith claims, and other actions. He also has an active practice in business and construction law. Tim has served as counsel of record in three reported Ohio Supreme Court decisions and a plethora of reported and unreported state and federal appellate decisions.

Tim, who is the chairperson of the Benjamin, Yocum & Heather Insurance Law Department, has been a long-time member of the Cincinnati and Ohio State Bar Associations, the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, the Defense Research Institute, and the Cincinnati Claims Association. He is a frequent author and speaker on negligence and insurance law topics and serves on the Common Pleas Court and Negligence Law Committees of the Cincinnati Bar Association.

Practice Areas

Insurance Law
Business and Construction Law
  • Cincinnati and Ohio State Bar Associations
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Cincinnati Claims Association

Tim and his wife, Paula, who have three grown children, live in the western part of Cincinnati. He is a member of the Monfort Heights United Methodist Church, where he regularly serves as the church’s liturgist and as a long time member of the church’s Endowment Fund Committee and Pastor-Parish Committee. Tim, who earned five varsity letters while in high school, still enjoys participating in and watching most major sports, as well as American history, military aviation, and non-fiction reading.

Contact Timothy P. Heather at (513) 721-5672 or at tpheather@byhlaw.com.