Timothy M. Takala

Dearborn, Michigan

Timothy M. Takala attended Michigan State University where he obtained his degree in Economics, with high honors. He went on to study law at Michigan State University College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. During law school, Mr. Takala was recognized for several achievements including two American Jurisprudence Awards.

Mr. Takala concentrates his practice in protecting the rights of injured persons in civil litigation throughout the United States, specializing in medical malpractice and birth trauma. Additionally, Mr. Takala has experience in premises liability litigation, real estate transactions and probate matters.

Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Takala is active in the community, volunteering regularly at the Salvation Army as well as the Boys and Girls Club of South Oakland County.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2008


  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2008
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Economics

Honors and Awards

  • Best Brief Competition, Finalist Jurisprudence Award- Energy Law and Policy, 2006
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • American Association for Justice

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Julie A. Nicholson, Law Clerk, 2009 - 2012
  • Norman Yatooma & Associates, 2008 - 2009

Pro Bono Activities

  • Salvation Army, Volunteer, 1999 - Present
  • Boys And Girls Club of South Oakland County, Volunteer, 2011 - Present