Personal Experience & Biography
Tim Schofield is an experienced attorney, advisor, and advocate. He has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal court, in business and real estate transactions, and before administrative agencies and municipal boards. As an entrepreneur and small business owner, Tim understands the challenges faced by his clients and the importance of building long-term professional relationships. Tim serves as a strategic advisor and personal confidant for his clients to help them resolve disputes, develop projects, manage assets, and grow their businesses.
Tim is a seasoned trial attorney who has litigated numerous business cases, property management disputes, zoning appeals, real estate claims, and banking matters. His reported cases include: Clark v. Leisure Woods Estates, Inc., 89 Mass.App.Ct. 87 (Massachusetts Appeals Court, 2016); Stigum v. Johnson, 2013 WL773069 (Massachusetts Land Court, 2013); 90 Exchange, LLC v. Mayo Group Development, LLC , 2009 WL3818847 (Massachusetts Land Court, 2009); United Multifamily v. Mayo Eight, LLC, 72 Mass.App.Ct. 1102 (Massachusetts Appeals Court, 2008); Sarkis v. Grey2k, 21 Mass.L.Rptr. 173 (Superior Court, 2006); Bingham v. City Council of Fitchburg, 52 Mass.App.Ct. 566 (Massachusetts Appeals Court, 2001); and Bahnan v. Continental Insurance, 216 F.3d 150 (1st Circuit Court of Appeals, 2000).
Tim also represents developers, owners, property managers, condominium associations, and landlords in the development, management, and operation of residential and commercial properties. He understands the complexities of owning and operating residential and commercial properties and he has the skills and experience to help his clients to protect their interests and maximize their investments. Tim also represents individuals and companies in the formation, operation, purchase, and sale of businesses of all types. Tim takes great pride in helping businesses to grow and thrive.
In 2017, Tim was named a Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyer. He was also named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers List in 2009 and from 2011-2020. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Every year, Super Lawyers evaluates lawyers across the country for its annual list of Top Super Lawyers. Each candidate is measured against 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Tim graduated magna cum laude from Boston College Law School in 1999 and magna cum laude from the University of New Hampshire in 1993. He is a veteran of the United States Army and served in Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War. From 1993-1995, he worked on Capitol Hill as an aide to Congressman Richard Swett (D-NH). Tim has taught Legal Writing at Boston University Law School and Introduction to Lawyering and Professional Responsibility at Boston College Law School.
Prior to forming his own law firm in 2004, Tim was a trial lawyer with the Boston law firms of Goulston & Storrs and Sally & Fitch. He is also an active community leader and has served on the Board of Massachusetts Asian Pacific Islanders for Health, Presentation School Foundation, and the Advisory Board of the YMCA.
Tim is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Tim Schofield represents individuals, companies, and condominium associations in all types of disputes. He also counsels and advises clients with respect the ownership, development, and management of residential and commercial properties.