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Timothy Tarpey

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Exemplary Trial Skills & Legal Guidance

The Firm Was Recently Named By Newsweek As One of the Top 14 Criminal Defense Attorneys Today

Timothy Tarpey is an experienced and aggressive trial attorney with a reputation for going the extra mile and getting results. Tim is a fierce litigator. He has tried thousands of cases and appellate matters in State and Federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Tim honed his exemplary trial skills during his years as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia. His case results while at the District Attorney's Office gained Tim promotions to the Municipal Court, Juvenile Court, Felony Waiver, and Major Trial Units.

Attorney Tarpey has experience handling the following cases:

  • Theft
  • Fraud
  • Drugs
  • Assault
  • Firearm violations
  • Sex offenses
  • Attempted murder

During that time he gained invaluable knowledge of how investigators, expert witnesses, and prosecutors develop and build a case for trial. Today, Mr. Tarpey uses that background to the advantage of his clients and uses it to get them the best possible results. Tim has an in-depth understanding of all aspects of criminal law and procedure that only comes with years of courtroom experience.

Trusted Criminal Defense Lawyer in Philadelphia

Mr. Tarpey has been designated a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). The CFE credential is only given to those with a proven expertise in areas of fraud investigation and resolving allegations of fraud. Tim has also passed multiple Financial Industry Regulatory Authority exams including Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 65 (Investment Advisors Law Exam) and Series 31 (Futures Managed Fund). Along with his experience as a trial attorney, this financial expertise makes Tim particularly formidable in handling white-collar/fraud cases and cases involving complex financial transactions.

Mr. Tarpey grew up in the East Falls section of Philadelphia and attended William Penn Charter High School. Tim received a full athletic scholarship to Villanova University where he earned an undergraduate degree, a Masters degree, and was granted a research fellowship. Tim earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law where he received the prestigious Barrister's Award for Trial Advocacy.

If you are looking for an experienced, aggressive, trial-tested attorney whose number one goal is getting results, call Tim at Parkinson, Tarpey & Lloyd for a free consultation about your legal questions today.

Bar Admissions
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. Federal District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers®
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Newsweek
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • National Trial Lawyers


See What Sets Us Apart
  • Ranked in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Proven Results In & Out of Court
  • Former Prosecution Experience
  • 60+ Years of Combined Experience


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