Timothy Garding

Timothy Garding is a civil litigation attorney with over a decade of experience in both local government and state courts. Tim employs a problem-solving approach to client matters, rigorously advancing business clients’ interests with a value oriented, business approach. Clients turn to Tim for his ability to provide legal counsel on a broad range of commercial and business-related matters. Read more below…

My Experience

Timothy Garding

Tim has experience working with local governmental bodies in both a representative and adversarial capacity on matters such as code enforcement, wet zoning, variances, vested rights determinations, and permitting/licensing. A former Judicial Extern for the Florida Department of Administrative Hearings, he also represents clients in state regulatory matters, ranging from assisting with healthcare facility permitting and licensure to defending clients in professional license disciplinary investigations and proceedings.

In addition, Tim draws on his litigation experience to advise his business clients on various risk management strategies concerning labor and employment law and an array of other corporate compliance and governance matters. His proactive and collaborative approach allows him to resolve disputes in a way that satisfies his clients’ immediate goals, while also supporting long-term business strategies.

Involved in the Tampa Bay community, Tim is a longtime supporter of local arts initiatives and has served on various non-profit boards throughout his career.

Area(s) of Practice

  •  Corporate Litigation

  • Real Estate Litigation

  • Fidelity, surety, & specialty bonds

  • Probate, trusts and fiduciary litigation
  • Administrative, regulatory and government
  • Cannabis law and policy
  • Public law and public finance   


  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law 2008


  • BA, Sociology and Criminology, University of Minnesota Duluth 2000


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