Timothy Farley

of counsel | seattle | LICENSED IN Washington

Excellent advice fosters informed decisions

Timothy Farley graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 1988. He began his legal career clerking for a King County Superior Court Judge, and then moved on to the Public Defender’s Office to pursue his passion as a trial attorney.

In 1996, Timothy embarked on a career as a civil litigator when he joined Allstate Insurance Company Staff Counsel. Over the past 25 years, Timothy has tried in excess of 100 jury trials and participated in hundreds of arbitrations and mediations involving civil litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He is a skilled litigator and experienced negotiator who strives to keep his clients well-informed and confident in his representation.

Timothy also brings to the firm his growing ADR practice, specializing in personal injury and construction defect ADR work. For more information about retaining Timothy to provide arbitration or mediation services, visit tjfarleylaw.com or email Timothy at tfarley@davisrothwell.com.


  • Allstate’s Individual Service Award for Trial Excellence


  • Seattle University School of Law, JD 1988
  • University of Washington, BA 1985


  • Washington State Bar, 1989
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington, 1999
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 2000
  • Untied States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2001

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Appointed Judge Pro Tem, Snohomish County District and Superior Courts, 2021
  • Arbitrator for Pierce, King, and Snohomish County Civil Arbitration programs

Representative Cases

  • Obtained a defense verdict for local sandbagging manufacturer defending against million dollar defamation claim brought by out-of-state manufacturer in a U.S. District Court jury trial.
  • Obtained $1.25 million dollar settlement for plaintiffs in a liquor liability wrongful death claim.
  • Obtained a defense verdict in a million dollar brain injury claim for civil assault in a Chelan County jury trial