Timothy P. Polishan

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Practice Focus

Tim's focus is business litigation. He chairs the firm's Business Litigation Practice.


Tim is a founding member of Kelley, Polishan & Solfanelli. He's tried cases to verdict including federal, state, civil, criminal, jury and non-jury trials. Tim and his family live in Dunmore, Pennsylvania.

Dedication to customer service

Since 1995, Tim has represented businesses, business owners, corporate officers, physicians, lawyers, clubs, families, and individuals harmed as well as those accused of doing harm.

Moreover, he maintains a consistent, substantial commitment to pro bono clients in the Scranton area and throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Business litigation practice

Tim has litigated a wide range of complex civil and criminal matters, in corporate and individual representations, for plaintiffs and defendants, in trials and hearings, appeals, arbitration, administrative proceedings, grand jury proceedings, class and collective actions, mediation and settlement negotiation.

A federal judge who's seen Tim Polishan "on many cases in court" has stated in a public court proceeding that Tim is "an outstanding lawyer in all respects. He's an outstanding trial lawyer. He's an outstanding litigator. He's an outstanding researcher. He has great credibility with the Court."

Other practice areas

Beyond business litigation, other practice areas include personal injury, torts, health care, insurance, employment, regulatory, environmental, complex litigation, and white collar.

Professional affiliations

Tim Polishan is a Senior Hearing Committee Member for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a Member of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA).

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • University of Scranton
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - M.D. Pa.
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court - M.D. Pa.
  • U.S. District Court - E.D. Pa.
  • U.S. District Court - D.N.J. - Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court - S.D.N.Y. - Pro Hac Vice
  • Pennsylvania

Tim Polishan is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. This is Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards reflecting confidential opinions of judges and members of the bar.

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