NIU Law alum earns special honor

Tim Mahoney

Tim Mahoney

NIU College  of Law alumnus Timothy S. Mahoney (’92) was recently certified as a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. A principal with Mahoney & Hauser, Ltd. in Freeport, Ill., since 1992, Tim specializes in plaintiff personal injury litigation.

Mahoney is currently a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States who have achieved million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards or settlements during their legal careers.

The organization was created in 1993 and includes about 4,000 lawyers – less than one percent of all lawyers in the United States – as members. He is now a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Locally, Mahoney has been the chairperson for the Stephenson County Merit Commission since 1995 and served as the President of the Stephenson County Bar Association from 2002-2008. He has been a long-time member of both the Illinois State and American Bar Associations, and the American Association for Justice.

Active in his community, he has served on the boards of the United Way, Jane Addams Mental Healthcare, Parkview Nursing Home, the Aquin Open Committee and the Catholic Education Foundation. He has also taught business law at Highland Community College.

In addition to his juris doctor from NIU Law, Mahoney earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, in 1989.

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