Founding Member

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Tim chairs the firm's litigation practice. He is a Senior Hearing Committee Member for the Disciplinary Board of the PA Supreme Court, an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and a Member of the ABA.


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

Mr. Polishan is a founding member of Kelley, Polishan & Solfanelli, LLC a Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) business law firm where he's worked since 2007 with with his valued colleagues and trusted friends, co-founder Eugene C. Kelley and attorney David J. Solfanelli.

In addition to Kelley, Polishan & Solfanelli, LLC, Tim runs a second law firm, Polishan Solfanelli, LLC, founded to focus on improvement of the law, access to the legal system, administration of justice, and quality of service rendered by the legal profession. With his second firm, in addition to handling IRS representations, trials and other litigation, Tim offers Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services, including work as an arbitrator and mediator.

Litigation Practice

A federal judge who's seen him "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."

Tim has tried cases to verdict including federal, state, civil, criminal, jury and non-jury trials. Case Results Link.

He 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.

In addition to IRS representations and business litigation, other litigation practice areas include employment, health care, personal injury, real estate, insurance, regulatory, environmental, and white collar.


Tim is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. This is Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating in ability and ethics reflecting confidential opinions of judges and members of the bar. Tim's Avvo rating is 10. This is Avvo's highest rating.

  • 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
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • University of Scranton - Honors Program

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