Tim joined the County Attorney’s Office in 2004. He is currently assigned to: the County Committee on School District Organization, Hillsborough City SD, Menlo Park SD, San Mateo-Foster City SD and the Conflicts/Disclosures, Special Education and Planning teams. In the community, Tim coaches youth soccer and belongs to the boards and committees of several non-profits.


Tim’s past experience in the County Attorney’s Office includes:

  • Representing the County Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools

  • Significant experience litigating civil cases in state and federal court



Undergraduate: University of Virginia

  • B.A. Religious Studies

Law School: UC Hastings College of the Law

  • Constitutional Law Quarterly journal


Prior Experience

Upon graduation from law school in 1994, Tim worked as an associate for the Burlingame law firm of Cotchett, Pitre & Simon doing consumer and environmental class action litigation. He later joined Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP in San Francisco, where he handled constitutional law and commercial and employment litigation.


Timothy J. Fox
Lead Deputy County Attorney
(650) 363-4456