Tim is the senior partner and founder of Hopkins Roden Crockett Hansen & Hoopes. He has been engaged as an advocate in some of Idaho’s most prominent public law cases involving issues such as separation of powers, legislative redistricting, professional responsibility and land use. He has a wide ranging civil litigation practice for both individuals and corporations and also maintains a significant transactional practice. Currently, a considerable portion of his practice is devoted to issues involving land use and real estate.

Tim is a native Idahoan, and he and his wife are the parents of three children. His avocational interests have much to do with his love for Idaho and the outdoors. He is a horseman, an avid hunter and fly fisherman, and enjoys both downhill and cross-country skiing.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Real Property
  • Land Use
  • Planning and Zoning


  • B.A. from Stanford University
  • J.D. from George Washington University Law School, with Honors, Order of the Coif


  • State Bar of Idaho
  • State Bar of California
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for Idaho
  • United States District Court for California

Professional, Civic and Community Activities

  • Former President of the Idaho State Bar
  • Former Chancellor of the Jack Rabbit Bar Association
  • Former Member of the ABA Board of Governors
  • Former Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary
  • Former Member of the ABA House of Delegates
  • Former Fellow for the American Bar Foundation
  • Former Board Member for the Idaho Law Foundation
  • Member of American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

Professional Publications

  • Idaho Appellate Handbook, Writing Effective Briefs
  • ABA Appellate Practice Compendium, The Insider’s Guide to the Idaho Appellate Courts

Ratings and Recognitions

  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Top Ranked Lawyer by Chambers USA
  • Idaho Distinguished Lawyer Award
  • Eagle Rock Inns of Court Professionalism Award
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society Distinguished Service Award