Timken Johnson LLP was recently featured in’s special issue San Francisco’s Women Leaders In Law! Click here to read more!

Our latest newsletter is up and analyzes a critical decision out of the Third District Court of Appeal that just dramatically changed California’s Eminent Domain Law! Click here to learn more.

The CREW Network has published its latest white paper, “The Evolution of Women in Leadership,” analyzing leadership styles and techniques which have been proven effective in today’s business environment. The white paper can be viewed in its entirety here. CREW Network is a national organization dedicated to advancing the success of women working in commercial real estate. Timken Johnson LLP is a member of the East Bay chapter of CREW; learn more by visiting the East Bay CREW Network’s website.

In the latest issue of the Timken Johnson LLP Newsletter, we explore new case law on liquidated damages, class actions, and highlight recent accomplishments from Heidi Timken and Leslie Johnson. Click here to read more!

Timken Johnson LLP just published the first (of hopefully many!) legal newsletters with recent updates on the law, and other information we think may be informative, interesting, or helpful to our clients.  Click here to read the first issue!

Heidi has accepted an invitation to serve on the Food from the Bar Committee for the 2009 Food/Money Drive. In these tumultuous times, our fellow citizens more than ever need the assistance of the Contra Costa Solano Food Bank. Heidi is honored to serve the community in this way. Save the Date: “Res Ipsa Jokuitor XIV” – Kickoff for Food from the Bar 2009 Food/Money Drive: April 28, 2009, Back 40 Texas BBQ. For news, information and ways to help this great organization, visit the Food Bank’s new blog at

Heidi Timken was elected to serve on the 2009 Board of Directors for East Bay Crew. Heidi is the Membership Director, working directly with the Membership Committee to maintain and grow this vital business organization. Heidi has also been appointed a Northern California Delegate and will be attending the Winter Council in San Diego at the end of January. TJ is a Gold Sponsor of East Bay CREW for 2009.

Heidi Timken has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer in the area of real estate for the third straight year. Each year, Super Lawyers Magazine and San Francisco Magazine publishes the names of Northern California’s top lawyers as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. Super Lawyers surveys approximately 52,000 active lawyers across the northern part of the state which results in the selection of the top 5 percent of Northern California attorneys in more than 60 practice areas. Please visit to see Heidi’s listing.

Leslie Johnson and Heidi Timken are representing a group of property owners in San Francisco whose property rights are in jeopardy by virtue of proposed legislation which would severely curtail their ownership rights under San Francisco’s Below Market Rate Condo Conversion Program. Johnson and Timken have appeared before the Land Use and Economic Development Committee (a Board of Supervisors Committee) to advocate for their clients’ interests in July and August and expect to be back before the Committee in September. For front page media coverage of their August 4 appearance, visit and look for the August 5 edition.

On July 29, 2008, TJ played host to CCCBA Diversity Committee’s presentation, “Investing in the Future with Diversity: building a Better Law Practice.”  More than 15 solo, small firm and big firm attorneys attended this important program, given by two of the Committee’s members, Dick Frankel and Heidi Timken. Additional programs will be given to the end of 2008.  For more information, or to schedule a program at your firm or business, contact Heidi Timken at or Lisa Reep at