Tim A. Eckhardt is an attorney at Allison & Mosby-Scott. Tim’s practice includes family law, criminal defense, private mediation, employment law and business law.
Tim was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. He moved to Normal in 2012, and has lived here ever since. Mr. Eckhardt graduated from Illinois State University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude. He then attended the University of Illinois College of Law, earning his Juris Doctor, cum laude.
Tim’s legal education and training focused on a practice-oriented curriculum, including Advanced Trial Advocacy, Complex Litigation, and multiple internships. Tim received the CALI award in Legal Research – given to the highest grade in the class. He was also on the negotiation team where he was a national semi-finalist in the ABA Negotiation Competition.
At the University of Illinois, Tim was an executive board member of the Student Bar Association, and a founding executive board member of the Downstate Legal Society. Tim and a group of his fellow students saw a need at the College of Law for resources and connections for students interesting in practicing law in Illinois outside of the Chicago area, and so they formed the Downstate Legal Society to help bridge that resource gap.
Tim worked as an intern at the State’s Attorney’s Office in McLean County where he was able to participate in a felony jury trial as well as many other hearings. He also worked in Jimmy John’s Legal Department and State Farm’s Law Department. These experiences provide him with a wide array of knowledge and skill that serves greatly to the benefit of his clients.
Tim is a member of the McLean County Bar Association and continues to be an active member today.
Tim is married to April Eckhardt, and they have one child together, a son named Roman. Tim enjoys playing volleyball, riding bikes with his family, and playing board games with friends in his spare time.