TIMOTHY L. O’REILLY, ESQ
Timothy L. O’Reilly is a highly skilled trial lawyer with extensive experience in handling both civil and criminal matters. He has worked in both private practice as well as government service. Timothy has an outstanding reputation for being a professional, who is a strong and tough advocate, and who is a true fighter for his client’s cause. He has tried dozens of cases to a jury and has an outstanding success record. He has practiced law in Southern California for over 23 years.
In recognition of his skill and professional standards, Timothy was honored with the recognition and rating by the prestigious Martindale-Hubble lawyer peer rating system at its highest level rating of “AV” (Preeminent Skills, Highly-Ethical).
He has successfully represented consumers and businesses in real estate litigation, contract disputes, criminal defense, personal injury matters, governmental administrative/licensing actions, as well as appellate work. Much of his recent practice work has been helping consumers in real estate, (mortgage, banking, & foreclosure), criminal defense and estate planning. He has become recognized for his work in the area of mortgage securitization and foreclosure defense. He has helped numerous homeowners keep their homes through enforcement of consumer rights in our courts. He frequently lectures on the subject of mortgage securitization and its impact on the foreclosure crisis. He holds a a California Department of Real Estate Broker’s License, with an endorsement as a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator from the National Mortgage Loan System, and is certified as a Mortgage Securitization Auditor through Certified Forensic Loan Auditors.
Prior to opening his own successful practice, Timothy served as the Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Long Beach’s Prosecutors Office, where he supervised 20 prosecutors and held oversight responsibility for the prosecution of literally tens of thousands of cases. Prior to this assignment, he was privileged to work for over 15 years with two of Long Beach’s most distinguished and notable trial attorneys, Edward P. George, Jr., and Albert C. S. Ramsey in private civil and criminal practice.
Timothy is a past President of both the Long Beach Bar Association and of the Long Beach Barristers. He has chaired and participated on numerous legal and community advisory committees and has worked closely with local Judges toward the improvement of the delivery of justice services. He earned his law degree from Whittier College School of Law, where he was on the Honor Roll, Dean’s List, Law Review, and Moot Court Honors Board. He is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, Public Law.
Attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Timothy also served in the United States Army and California Army National Guard for over 25 years of military service. He received numerous awards and decorations during his years of outstanding service and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He has also held membership in the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and Military Officers Association of America.