Timothy Maze HartleyTimothy Maze Hartley attended Washington and Lee University where he received his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude in 1984 and his law degree in 1987. From 1987 through 1991, Tim practiced commercial real estate law in Louisville, Kentucky for a prominent multi-state law firm until relocating to Florida. While in Louisville, Tim authored "Closing the Loan", an article for the CCIM newsletter. Upon relocating to Florida in 1992, he was a founding partner of an Av rated Miami litigation firm before moving to Fort Lauderdale to found Hartley Law Offices.
In 2001, Tim received the "Av" designation from Martindale-Hubbell and in 2002 was asked to be a guest author and lecturer for a National Business Institute Seminar on Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law. Recently, Tim was again asked in 2004 to be a guest lecturer and author for a National Business Institute Seminar on Federal Civil Practice: A Guide for Florida Attorneys. In 2009, Tim was asked to participate as a guest lecturer at the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada Annual Meeting in San Diego, California on the issue of resolution of travel health insurance claims. In 2012, Tim presented "Collection Activities by U.S. Medical Providers" at the 11th Edition of Optimum Seminar on Travel Insurance in Toronto, Canada to the Canadian Travel Health Insurance Industry. Tim has also been qualified as an expert on the topics of equitable distribution and reasonableness of attorneys fee claims.
Tim concentrates his practice on and has significant experience in resolution of travel health insurance claims for both medical providers and insurers, commercial and medical collection matters, travel insurance coverages and claims, insurance defense, contract and commercial disputes, employment and commercial litigation, commercial transactions, real estate litigation and transactions and has represented defendants and plaintiffs in personal injury litigation, including professional malpractice, negligence and wrongful death claims.