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Timothy M. Richardson

Timothy M. Richardson

Attorney at Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability
  • State of Illinois
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Timothy Richardson has been exposed to the law for virtually his entire life. His uncle served as a judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County, and his aunt served as a federal administrative judge for the Northern District of Illinois. He has followed in their footsteps with same determination and commitment to professional excellence, integrity, and respect among his peers in the legal community. In 2002, at only 34 years old, Tim received the distinguished honor from the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, being chosen as one of the "40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 To Watch." He has had verdicts and settlements that have set records in Illinois in both medical and non-medical litigation.

His trial skills were also honored in 2005 when he won a verdict on behalf of a construction worker injured in a crane accident. The Law Bulletin also selected Tim's efforts as one of the 30 distinguished verdicts of 2005 in its publication, "Illinois Jury Verdicts, A Supplement To Chicago Daily Law Bulletin." On multiple occasions from 2006 through 2014, he has been selected in the top 5 percent of Illinois lawyers, through the publishers of Chicago Magazine and Law & Politics. He was selected as Leading Lawyer in Illinois and one of the top litigation attorneys in Illinois. He is proudly is a member of the Multi-Million Dollars Advocate Forum.

Tim remains dedicated to serving those who have been wrongfully injured and have had their lives dramatically changed forever. He also has obtained multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts in all complex personal injury matters, including nursing home negligence, trucking accidents, automobile accidents, medical negligence, construction accidents, faulty products, and serious injuries or death due to property hazards.

Tim received his J.D. from DePaul University in 1992 and his B.A. in Political Science from Marquette University in 1989 where he graduated Cum Laude.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Nursing Home Law
  • Construction Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical litigation
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of Illinois
Marquette University
B.A. (1998) | Political Science
DePaul College of Law
J.D. (1992) | Law
Honors: Top 15% of Class
Illinois Super Lawyer (Top 5%)
Chicago Magazine/Law & Politics
Illinois Leading Lawyer
Leading Lawyers Magazine—Consumer Edition
America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys for Illinois
Personal Injury Attorneys for Illinois
Selected to Super Lawyers for 2006 - 2007, 2012 - 2015, 2017 - 2019.
Super Lawyers
Illinois Super Lawyer (Top 5%)
Chicago Magazine/Law & Politics
Illinois Super Lawyer (Top 5%)
Chicago Magazine/Law & Politics
Illinois Leading Lawyer for the following categories of law: Nursing Home Negligence Law, Personal Injury Law, Professional Malpractice (peer reviewed/law bulletin media comprised) (Top 5%)
Leading Lawyer Advisory Board, Leading Lawyers Magazine
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators” for Illinois
America’s Top 100, LLC
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois # 6209848
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Vice Chairman Civil Practice Committee, 1997 - 1998
Articles & Publications
Medical Studies Act, Supplement
Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook
Burger v. Lutheran General Hospital
Case Discussion, Young Lawyers Section, Chicago Bar Association
Medical Studies Act
Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook
Motions in Limine In Medical Malpractice Actions
Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association, Quarterly Journal
Supplement Chapter 3
Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook
Medical Studies Act
Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook
Joint and Several Liability
Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association,
Websites & Blogs
Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC - Trial Attorneys
Social Media
Contact & Map
Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC
111 West Washington Street
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone: (312) 236-6324