Crutchfield, Tim
Crutchfield, Tim

Tim Crutchfield

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Timothy H. Crutchfield has been practicing law in Miami, FL since 1986. For the last 12 years, Mr. Crutchfield worked as a sole practitioner representing diverse clients in appeals and commercial litigation matters relating to insurance claims, commercial litigation, and personal injury.

 

 

Prior to owning his own firm, Mr. Crutchfield worked for Haley, Sinagra & Perez, P.A. as a Partner and, prior to, an Associate (elected partner in 1997). Mr. Crutchfield had the honor of serving as Law Clerk to the Honorable Wilkie D. Ferguson at the Third District Court of Appeal of Florida, Miami Florida from 1986 - 1988

OFFICIAL APPOINTMENTS:
Miami Shores Planning and Zoning Board 1999 - 2005

EDUCATION:
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW, Tallahassee, Florida
Juris Doctor, 1986
Member, Florida State University Law Review

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville, Florida
Bachelor of Arts, English, 1983

BAR MEMBERSHIP:
Florida, 1986 • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1989 • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1988

SAMPLE PUBLISHED OPINIONS:
U.S. South Florida Water Management District, 922 F.2d 704 (11th Cir. 1991) • In re Pleeter, 293 B.R. 812 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2003), affirmed, Pleeter v. Bookbinder, 123 Fed. Appx. 386 (table), cert. denied, Pleeter v. Bookbinder 126 S.Ct. 329 (2005) • Morales v. Rosenberg, 919 So.2d 476 (Fla. 3d DCA 2005) • Magnum Capital, LLC v. Carter & Associates, LLC, 905 So.2d 220 (Fla. 1st DCA 2005) • Rosenberg v. Morales, 804 So.2d 622 (Fla. 3d DCA 2002) • Loveland v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 622 So.2d 1120 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993)

 

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Law
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Business Interruption Claims
  • Construction Defect Claims
  • Fire Damage
  • Homeowner Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Windstorm & Hurricane Damage
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 1986
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1983
    • Major: English

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1988

Past Positions

  • Haley, Sinagra & Perez, P.A., Partner
  • Honorable Wilkie D. Ferguson at the Third District Court of Appeal of Florida, Miami Florida, Law Clerk, 1986 to 1988

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Representative Cases

  • Pleeter v. Bookbinder 126 S.Ct. 329 (2005)
  • Morales v. Rosenberg, 919 So.2d 476 (Fla. 3d DCA 2005)
  • LLC v. Carter & Associates, LLC, 905 So.2d 220 (Fla. 1st DCA 2005)
  • Rosenberg v. Morales, 804 So.2d 622 (Fla. 3d DCA 2002)
  • Loveland v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 622 So.2d 1120 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993)

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Insurance Law

Professional Associations

  • Miami Shores Planning and Zoning Board 1999 - 2005

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