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   3Timothy L. BertschyPeoria(309) 676-0400tbertschy@heylroyster.comtbertschy@heylroyster.comHeyl Royster Voelker & Allen PCwww.heylroyster.comwww.heylroyster.combertschytimothyl.jpgCommercial LitigationADR Law: Commercial LitigationConstruction LawGovernmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative LawPersonal Injury Defense Law: GeneralReligious & Not-for-ProfitTownship Law
Timothy L.
Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen PC
300 Hamilton Blvd
PO Box 6199-61601
Peoria IL 61602
Ph.(309) 676-0400 Fx.(309) 676-3374Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Commercial Litigation    Religious & Not-for-Profit
ADR Law: Commercial Litigation    Township Law
Construction Law
Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law
Personal Injury Defense Law: General
Advisory Board Member
County:  Peoria
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Tim, the managing partner of Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen P.C., concentrates his practice in the areas of general commercial litigation, employment, and local government law. He has litigated cases involving contractual breaches, partnership and corporate break-ups, stockholder disputes, ERISA, covenants not to compete, retaliatory discharge, lender liability, fraud and misrepresentation, eminent domain (condemnation), discrimination, nuisance, computer and software problems, privacy, real estate disputes, zoning issues and business losses. He has represented clients in the business, banking, real estate, stock brokerage, accounting, legal, insurance, governmental, and religious fields.

Bar Admissions:  
State Courts of Illinois, 1977
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1977
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1986
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1977
United States Supreme Court, 1982

Hourly Rate:  $201-$250/hour

Retainer:  Varies by case.

Year of Birth:  1952

Law School:  George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1977
Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois, 1974 (Economics)
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Phi

Representative Clients:  
Tim represents clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and individuals.

Employment History:  Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, 1977 to present.

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Tim is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association and the ABA's House of Delegates. He is a past President of the Illinois State Bar Association and a member and former Director of the Peoria County Bar Association. He is a member of both the Illinois and American Bar Foundations. He is President of Illinois Equal Justice Foundation. He served as President of the Illinois Township Attorneys Association for four years. He is Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Business Torts Litigation Committee. He also served as President of the Illinois Lawyers Assistance Program, Inc.

Published Legal Writing:  
Tim is the author of numerous legal articles and is a former winner of the Lincoln Writing Award.

Firm Description:  
Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen has 100 lawyers in offices in Peoria, Springfield, Urbana, Rockford, and Edwardsville. It is the largest firm in Illinois based outside of Chicago. Our lawyers represent clients in the following practice areas: commercial litigation; tort, personal injury, and property damage defense; appellate; product liability defense; professional liability defense; insurance coverage; mass tort; asbestos defense; class action; employment; workers' compensation defense; immigration; religious/non profit; environmental; corporate; banking and finance; real estate; healthcare; and governmental law.

Family:  Tim is married and has two children.

Additional Office Locations:  Springfield, Urbana, Rockford, and Edwardsville

A parking garage is located in the Bank One Building, 124 SW Adams, Peoria, Illinois.

Map to Office:   Click here to view map

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