Before joining Defenders in 2018, Tim was the Clinical Fellow in the University of Denver's Environmental Law Clinic, where he litigated cases focused on protecting Colorado communities from oil and gas leasing, taught and supervised law students, and advised conservation groups on a variety of public lands and other issues. Tim previously served as Assistant Counsel to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Environmental Hearing Board. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Duquesne University and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.