Tim Flaherty was born and raised in San Francisco where he received a fine Jesuit education, graduating from St. Ignatius College Preparatory, University of San Francisco (1978, B.A. Government) and the University Of San Francisco School Of Law (1981, J.D.).
Tim moved to Walnut Creek in 1984 where he served on the transportation sub-committee of the Walnut Creek in the Year 2000 Committee. He moved to the Poet’s Corner neighborhood of Pleasant Hill in 1997.
In 2001 Tim was appointed to the Civic Action Commission and served as its long-time Chair until December 2012. Tim served as a Planning Commissioner from 2010-2012 and also served as the Chair of the City’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Committee in 2011.
Tim received the Mayor’s Award in 2010 and was recognized as the Pleasant Hill Citizen of the Year in 2011. Tim was elected to the Pleasant Hill City Council in 2012.
Tim is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in Business, Commercial, and Real Estate Litigation. Tim serves as the Vice-Chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco Fee Disputes Executive Committee and is also a member of the Board of Directors for Harmony Home Associated, a nonprofit providing independent and supported living services to developmentally disabled adults in Contra Costa County.