I place a strong emphasis on understanding the goals of my clients, grasping intricate details as well as the big picture, and being tirelessly devoted to client satisfaction. I’ve found that sticking to these fundamentals at all times is the best way to serve those who entrust me to advise them on their legal issues.
Timothy Brinks focuses his practice on commercial litigation, tort and insurance defense, maritime litigation, and professional liability defense. Timothy represents and advises clients at every stage of the litigation process, from initial claim investigation through discovery and trial, as well as also advocating for them in appellate proceedings before circuit courts and the Louisiana Supreme Court.
Drawing on his knowledge and skill sets, Timothy serves and advises clients in many types of commercial disputes, including claims involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, unfair trade practices, defamation, and shareholder derivative actions. He also defends clients in professional liability lawsuits, including claims for legal malpractice and director and officer liability.
Timothy also represents and defends a wide variety of organizations, from international energy companies to local small businesses, in tort litigation involving personal injury and premises liability claims. He also gives guidance to clients on methods for reducing their liability risks and exposure.
On the regulatory side, Timothy represents and advises transportation companies and local hospitality businesses in regulatory matters, including administrative proceedings before state agencies and municipal departments.
Timothy attended LSU Law School, where he graduated with honors and was selected to serve on the Louisiana Law Review. His undergraduate educational background in business administration and finance informs his legal practice by giving him deeper insight into his clients’ commercial issues and conflicts, as well as their operating concerns and long-term goals. He’s a member of the Lakeview Civic Improvement Association and previously volunteered for the “Everybody Reads” program in local public schools.
“ I am dedicated to providing clients with superior service and attention to detail. As the son of a small business owner, those characteristics were instilled in me at a young age and are central to my identity as a lawyer. ”
- Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2012
- Louisiana State University, 2008
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
- United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Areas of Practice
- Leadership Jefferson, Class of 2017
- IADC Trial Academy, Class of 2018
- New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute, Class of 2020
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- Louisiana State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- New Orleans Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Lakeview Civic Improvement Association, Board of Directors