Jason Tillman brings to B&D Law Firm nearly a decade of experience in the legal field. He graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in Queens, NY in 2014 and passed the New York State Bar in April 2015 and the California State Bar in December 2015.
After graduating from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Minor in Business Administration, Mr. Tillman went on to pursue his law degree while working as a legal intern with the Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic as part of the St. John’s University School of Law Clinical Programs. He was part of the Criminal Defense Clinic at the Legal Aid Society of New York City where he interviewed and arraigned clients, conducted investigations of facts, wrote motions and participated in plea bargains, pretrial hearings and trials.
Mr. Tillman moved to California after receiving his law degree where he worked in personal injury law as an Associate Attorney/Of Counsel and then as a Trial Attorney. In these roles, he conducted interviews with prospective clients, drafted pleadings, negotiated settlements and argued in hearings.
With his vast experience, Mr. Tillman was worked with defendants, plaintiffs, witnesses, and insurance providers in civil and criminal court proceedings. He has gained experience in interviewing clients and witnesses, conducting thorough investigations into the facts of the case, negotiating settlements for damages, developing litigation strategies and defending his clients while opposing law and motion hearings. He has successful represented his clients from the beginning of the case through trial, including mediation, arbitration and settlement conferences.