Tim Fizer

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(410) 494-6585
Tim@FizerLLC.com

Bar Admissions
Maryland, District of Columbia, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, United States District Court for the District of Columbia Circuit

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Timothy E. Fizer

Tim Fizer’s extensive experience in litigation has made him a leader, mentor, and invaluable resource in the legal community.

Tim was born in Cumberland, Maryland; after attending college at Rutgers and law school at The Washington College of Law at American University in Washington D.C., he returned to Maryland in 1983 to practice law.

More than 30 years of litigation experience, including more than 100 jury trials and dozens of appellate cases form the foundation for his AV Preeminent® rating by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell. His dedication extends into his personal community as well. He is active in his church, where he has served as a member of the Pastoral Council and a member of the Board for the church school. He has served as the Advancement Coordinator for the local Boy Scout Troop and is the Chartered Organization Representative for both the Cub Scout pack and the Troop . He has been the Attorney Advisor for the Hereford High School Mock Trial Team. He and his family call Northern Baltimore County home. Although based in Towson, Tim represents clients in every county in the State, as well as Baltimore City, and likewise accepts clients with matters in the District of Columbia.

Tim brings his knowledge and experience to Fizer❖LLC as its founding member, pursues the goal of providing individuals and corporations with a different kind of representation — one founded on ethics, experience, competence, and a focus on the client experience and satisfaction often lacking in the field — he calls it “Better Representation,” and he strives to improve the level of service to his clients on a daily basis.

EDUCATION

Washington College of Law, The American University

1981

J.D.
Washington, D.C.
Rutgers College, Rutgers University

1978

A.B. (English)
New Brunswick, New Jersey


In the News...

Back-To-Back Verdicts

By Tim Fizer | October 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Prince George’s County Circuit Court, Tim obtained jury verdicts for two of his clients in the last two weeks. In the first, his client was a passenger in a…

How Much Is My Case Worth?

By Tim Fizer | August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every case is different, but there are some common issues and factors that should be considered. Check my guide on Avvo for a discussion: click here

Check out our answers on AVVO.com

By Tim Fizer | July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

You might notice that some of my answers suggest that the questioner “contact a lawyer,” “consult with a lawyer who practices in this area of law,” or a similar recommendation.…

Court of Special Appeals Distinguishes Burdens of “Persuasion” and “Production”

By Tim Fizer | August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In further discussion, or perhaps just a reiteration, of Maryland’s evidentiary rule regarding presumptions, the Court of Special Appeals affirmed the jury’s verdict of no negligence, in favor of the…

Small Claims Collections Matters Subject to More Rigorous Standards on Affidavit Judgment

By Tim Fizer | May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Court of Appeals has ruled that small claims collections cases, involving plaintiffs other than the original creditor (factored or assigned accounts), face more stringent standards on application for…

Maryland Court of Special Appeals finds dancing employee eligible for Workers’ Compensation

By Tim Fizer | May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a recent opinion from the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the court was called upon to determine whether an employee, sent to a resort for work, was entitled to…

BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. v. Rosen

By zestsms | December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Court of Appeals has reversed the Court of Special Appeals in a decision that found exculpatory agreements allowing a business to avoid liability for its acts of negligence…

MSBA’s “40-Hr. Basic Mediation Training” Course

By zestsms | November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

I completed the MSBA’s “40-Hr. Basic Mediation Training” course in October, 2013. This intensive, 40 hour class provided participants with a valuable understanding of the theory and practice of mediation…

Discussion of Social Media Evidence With Hon. Paul W. Grimm

By zestsms | September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

This morning, the Negligence, Insurance and Workers’ Compensation section of the Baltimore County Bar Association sponsored a talk presented by U.S. District Court Judge Paul W. Grimm on the requirements…