Timothy Holland attended Western Michigan University followed by law school at Lewis and Clark (a US News second tier law school) in Portland, Oregon. While in Oregon, Mr. Holland worked for Federal District Judge Robert E. Jones on the 9th Circuit. He next worked at noted defense firm, Smith Freed and Eberhard PC, in Portland. Mr. Holland handled a variety of defense matters before returning home to Michigan in 2002.
Upon returning to Michigan, Mr. Holland worked as a plaintiff’s lawyer at a well-known West Michigan personal injury practice. Mr. Holland tried numerous liability cases of different kinds throughout Michigan. However, in 2010, Mr. Holland was approached to assist with the opening of Hewson VanHellemont PC Grand Rapids. After a successful opening (growing the satellite office to 9 lawyers in two years), Mr. Holland was named Executive Partner at Secrest Wardle PC Grand Rapids in January of 2012.
Following several trial successes, Mr. Holland was invited to join Hackney Grover in 2014. Mr. Holland’s practice consists of all aspects of liability claims. However, recently, Mr. Holland has directed his attention to first party and third party auto no-fault claims. Mr. Holland’s practice includes a focus on special investigation, as well as identifying fraud in multiple claims. Mr. Holland handles both first party and third party coverage issues. Mr. Holland’s background as a plaintiff attorney has helped him to also build a successful subrogation practice in instances where recovery from another carrier or individual is available.
As lead counsel, Mr. Holland has trial victories across the state including Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. Mr. Holland also serves as an arbitrator for complex no-fault matters and is a case evaluator in five counties. When not practicing, Mr. Holland enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.