Timothy M. Tanner

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Timothy M. Tanner joined Coleman Talley LLP in 2003. He is a partner in the litigation section concentrating in the areas of commercial litigation, insurance defense, civil rights and employment law. In addition to litigation, Tim’s practice also focuses on local government law. He serves as the attorney for the City of Adel, and the City of Alamo, Georgia. He is currently City Attorney for the City of Valdosta and the Valdosta City Solicitor. Tim also serves as the solicitor for the cities of Brookhaven, Adel, and Hahira, Georgia, and attorney for the Berrien County Industrial Authority.

Tim, a native of Nicholls, Georgia, received his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in 1997 from the University of Georgia. In 2001, he received his Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University.

He is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and Alabama where he is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts. Tim is also a member of the Valdosta Bar Association, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute and Alabama Trial Lawyers Association. Locally, he is a member of the board of directors of the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation and Valdosta Boys’ and Girls’ Club.

Tim is Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV® Preeminent™.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Coverage and Defense
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Local Government and Municipalities
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
229-242-7562  Phone
229-333-0885  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5437, Valdosta, GA 31601
University Attended:
University of Georgia, B.B.A., 1997
Law School Attended:
Mercer University Law School, J.D., 2001
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia; 2001, Georgia; 2001, Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Valdosta Bar Association; Georgia Defense Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Waycross, Georgia, September 20, 1974
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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