Experienced Advocate

A skilled advocate with an extensive and proven track record, founding partner Tim Bojanowski focuses his practice on civil rights litigation, defending private and government entities in 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and Bivens actions, including cases arising from jail and prison conditions, medical care, religion, and wrongful death claims.

A former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio and former municipal prosecutor, Tim defended the State of Ohio in multi-million dollar construction litigation involving state buildings, hospitals, and university facilities. Tim continues to represent government entities in construction litigation.  Most recently, Tim successfully defended Pinal County, obtaining a dismissal of a claim based upon the notice of claim statute.  NGU Contracting, Inc. v. Pinal County, Case No. CV2017-00993; Pinal County v. Fuller, 245 Ariz. 337, 429 P.3d 570 (2018).

Presentations and Publications:

  • Presenter, Firm Client Seminar, “Depositions: Setting Yourself Up To Win at Summary Judgment or Trial,” 2016
  • Presenter, Arizona Counties Insurance Pool’s Nineteenth Annual Public Practice Legal Seminar, “Introduction to Defending Inmate Claims,” 2016

Representative Experience:

  • Pinal County v. Fuller, 245 Ariz. 337, 429 P.3d 570 (2018)
  • Thomas v. Rogers, USDC ND Ohio, 2018 WL 4096107
  • Ritter v. Davis, USDC ND Ohio, 2018 WL 4258185
  • Bishawi v. NEOCC, USDC ND Ohio, 2018 WL 4705887
  • Jackson v. Sloan, USDC ND Ohio, 2018 WL 4853327
  • Todie v. CCA, USDC ND Ohio, 2017 WL 1065605
  • De LaTorre v. CCA, USDC ND Ohio 2017 WL 6558579
  • Castillo v. CCA, USDC ND Ohio, 2016 WL 8135532
  • Nelson v. CCA, USDC ND Ohio, 2016 WL 1060308
  • Dotson v. Sloan, USDC ND Ohio, 2015 WL 1423435
  • Corp. of Am., v. City of Youngstown,991 N.E.2d 1187 (Ohio Ct. App. 2013)
  • Curtis v. TransCor Am., LLC, 10 C 4570, 2012 WL 1080116 (N.D. Ill. March 29, 2012)
  • CNL Hotels and Resorts, Inc. v. Maricopa County,230 Ariz. 21, 279 P.3d 1183 (2012) (en banc)
  • Thanthavongsa v. Lappin, 2012 WL 243258
  • Lowe’s HIW, Inc. v. Thomas James Civil Design Grp., Inc., CV09-02481-PHX-MHM (D. Ariz. July 7, 2010)
  • Hardy v. District of Columbia, 601 F.Supp.2d 182 (D.D.C. 2009)
  • Jackson v. Corrs. Corp. of Am., 564 F.Supp.2d 22 (D.D.C. 2008)
  • Malik v. District of Columbia, 538 F.Supp.2d 50 (D.D.C. 2008)
  • In re H.W., 2007-Ohio-2879, 114 Ohio St.3d 65, 868 N.E.2d 261 (2007)
  • Wilson v. Maricopa County, 484 F.Supp.2d 1015 (D. Ariz. 2006)
  • In re Anthony, 2003-Ohio-5712, OHCA 12, No. 2002-A-0096 (Ohio Ct. App. 2003)
  • In re Judicial Campaign Complaint Against Per Due, 2003-Ohio-2032, 98 Ohio St.3d 1548, 787 N.E.2d 10 (2003)
  • Wallace v. Turner, 2001-Ohio-3456, 112901 OHCA 7, No. 00 CA 84 (Nov. 29, 2001)
  • Valentine Concrete Inc. v. Ohio Dep’t of Admin. Servs., 62 Ohio Misc.2d 591, 609 N.E.2d 623 (1991)
  • McDonald v. Toledo Mental Health Ctr., 67 Ohio App.3d 428 (1990)
  • Parsons v. Ryan,2:12-cv-00601-PHX-NVW (D. Ariz. 2013)

Personal:

Away from the office, Tim enjoys cooking and gardening.