Timothy J. Bilecki is the Managing Partner at Bilecki & Tipon, LLLC.
Bilecki & Tipon is a Honolulu, Hawaii based law firm which primarily defends US Military service members facing criminal charges, adverse administrative actions, and criminal appeals under the UCMJ. Mr. Bilecki is the co-founder of the firm.
As the Managing Partner, he supervises the firm’s associate attorneys, its investigator, four staff members and maintains his own caseload. He also oversees the strategic operations and financial management of the firm.
Mr. Bilecki specializes in defending military service members against allegations of sexual assault, fraud, drug trafficking, and violent crimes in courts-martial worldwide.
He has Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston College, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law and has completed the highly competitive Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Businesses program at Babson College, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Bilecki’s closing arguments at trial were featured in the 2018 book Kick-Ass Closings: A guide to giving the best closing argument of your life. His cross-examinations have been featured in the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL) 2017 book Pattern Cross-Examination For Sexual Assault Cases: A trial strategy and resource guide.
He is an “A group” graduate of the prestigious National Criminal Defense College; a lifetime member of NACDL; and his cases have been featured on various national and international media outlets, including CNN, Fox News and USA Today.
He has also advised the production team for the National Geographic Channel documentary Drugs, Inc. on the episode entitled “Hawaiian Ice.”
Mr. Bilecki was featured on a full-length documentary entitled The Last Line of Defense which aired nationally on The Bio Channel in February of 2015.
He enjoys a “Superb 10.0” rating on Avvo, was recognized as a “10 Best Hawaii” attorney by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys and is certified through the Lead Counsel organization. Mr. Bilecki is a veteran of the U.S. Army JAG Corps. His first duty assignment in the military was at Fort Hood, Texas where he served as a military defense counsel.
He was then stationed in Honolulu, HI and served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney and later as an International Law Attorney focusing on the Asia-Pacific Theater.
Finally, he concluded his military career with a two-year tour in Seoul, Korea as the Senior Defense Counsel for the Army in Asia. During his military career, Mr. Bilecki has performed duties in Iraq, the Philippines, South East Asia, and Southern Africa.
Mr. Bilecki received an Honorable discharge from the Army and is licensed to practice law in Hawaii, Florida, the Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces and in all military courts. He is married, has two sons, one daughter and enjoys international travel, auto racing and spending time with his family.