Tim Lessing specializes almost exclusively in trial/litigation practice in both civil and criminal law. With countless trials over the course of his career (nearly every one ending in victory), Mr. Lessing has earned the reputation as a ferocious advocate for his clients at both the trial and appellate levels. He has been repeatedly recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates and a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Lessing is also a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Membership can only be accomplished by an unsolicited invitation initiated by ABOTA, a peer review of trial experience and qualifications, approval of ABOTA members in the State of Michigan, and then approval of ABOTA members at the national level. Out of nearly 45,000 lawyers in the State of Michigan, there are currently less than approximately 150 lawyers who have been accepted as members of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Mr. Lessing is a member of the bar in the following jurisdictions: State Bar of Michigan, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan.
While completing his Law Degree at Michigan State University, Mr. Lessing served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Rudy J. Nichols in the 6th Circuit Court for approximately three years and previously earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at Illinois State University.