From 2010 to 2012, Tim operated his own firm, Calderbank Law Offices, P.C., where he concentrated on transactional and litigation matters relating to general business, construction and real estate (both public and private matters), and hospitality. Prior to operating his own firm, Tim spent 2002-2010 as a shareholder with the law firm of Bullivant Houser Bailey, PC., in its Portland, Oregon office, and from 1997 to 2002 as an associate attorney with the Portland office of Stoel Rives, LLP.

Tim maintains an active construction, real estate, general business, and hospitality practice providing both business advice and transactional and litigation services for private and public clients, including, but not limited to, insurance companies, general contractors, subcontractors design professionals, developers, owners, school districts, fire protection districts, coffee roasters, restaurants, and other hospitality vendors. Tim represents these entities in matters relating to defect litigation, public and private contracting, bid disputes, dispute resolutions, licensing and registration, lien/bond claims, and general business advice.

Admitted to practice:

  • State of Oregon

  • State of Washington

  • United States District Court for the District of Oregon

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

  • United States Court of Federal Claims

  • United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit


  • J.D., Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, 1997 

  • B.A. (Economics), Western Washington University, 1994

Past Experience:

  • Calderbank Law Offices, P.C., 2010–2012

  • Bullivant Houser Bailey, Shareholder, 2002–2010

  • Stoel Rives, LLP, Associate Attorney, 1997–2002

Professional Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Oregon State Bar Association

    • Construction Law Section

    • Real Estate Law Section

    • Litigation Law Section

    • Hospitality Law Section

  • Southwest Washington Contractors Association, Member, 2012–Present

  • Washington State Bar Association

    • Construction Law Section

    • Real Estate Law Section

    • Litigation Law Section

    • Hospitality Law Section

Community Activities:

  • Clark County Food Bank, Board of Directors, 2014-Present

  • Columbia Grange 267

    • Executive Committee, Member, 2016-2018

    • Treasurer, 2014-2016

  • Crown Point Country Historical Society, Board of Directors, 2012-Present

  • Portland Global Initiatives, Board of Directors, 2008-Present

  • Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger, Board of Directors, 2002-Present

  • Lewis & Clark Law School, Mentor Program, 1998-Present