Thomas C. Knowles

Thomas C. Knowles

Oakland, California

Tim Knowles is an experienced trial lawyer in cases involving mechanical engineering, construction and medicine. He was a defense lawyer that represented Ford Motor Company early in his career. He has the knowledge and experience to represent persons injured by auto defects including crushed roofs, defective tires, seat belts and airbags. As a lifelong sailor, sailing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the San Francisco Bay, the Delta waterways and Lake Tahoe he is experienced in boat accident cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Trucking Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Industrial Accidents and Explosions
  • Auto and Truck Defects
  • Boat, Bus, Train and Airplane Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Williams College
    • A.B.

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Named to Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Governors, 1985-1990
  • State Bar of California
  • American Association for Justice
  • California Trial Lawyers Association, (Recognized Experience as a Trial Lawyer and in the fields of Products Liability and General Personal Injury Law)