About Tim

About Tim Gresback

Tim Gresback is a Moscow, Idaho attorney who concentrates on personal injury cases. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, he is one of twelve children. Following his graduations from St. Olaf College in 1983, and the Washington, D.C., public interest Antioch School of Law in 1987, Tim clerked for Idaho Supreme Court Justice Stephen Bistline. He then served as a public defender in Kootenai County.

In private practice since 1991, Tim has taught Trial Advocacy at the University of Idaho College of Law. He served as president of the Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2001) and the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association (2010).

Tim not only has been certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist (2005-2015), but is also an ITLA Certified Civil Trial Specialist. He is only the second lawyer in the history of Idaho to attain both certifications.

In 2012 Tim was named ITLA Trial Lawyer of the Year.

In 2013 Tim was elected as an Idaho State Bar Commissioner. In 2015 Tim served as president of the Idaho State Bar.

"Tim Gresback is the first state bar President from Moscow since Abe Goff in 1941." 1

Tim's wife, Dr. Sarah Nelson teaches French at the University of Idaho, where she is an associate professor.

Tim enjoys fly fishing trips in his refurbished 1963 Dodge Camper. His most ambitious community project is to help get a full-sized non-profit ice rink built in his hometown of Moscow.

1 Idaho State Bar. "The Truth" The Green Light (Aug. 2015)

Idaho State Bar Convention

Mark Adams, University of Idaho College of Law Dean; Paulette Brown, American Bar Association President; and Tim Gresback, Idaho State Bar Past President, at the Idaho State Bar Convention on July 14, 2016, in Boise.

Tim Gresback, Idaho State Bar Past President

Bellwood Lecture

At the annual Bellwood Lecture at the University of Idaho on October 14, 2015, Idaho State Bar President Tim Gresback introduces the Honorable Juan Guzman, the first judge to prosecute former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet.

Idaho State Bar President Tim Gresback

Areas of Practice

Car Accidents
Motorcycle | ATV Accidents
Underinsured Motorist
Uninsured Motorist
Wrongful Death
Pedestrian | Bicycle Injuries
Trucking Accidents
Dog Bites
Slip and Fall—Premises Liability
Injuries from Negligence