Tim Kelleher

Title: Attorney At Law
Phone: (530) 751-9730
Fax: (530) 751-9449
Email: Tim@ricelawyers.net


Tim Kelleher has been practicing law since 1971.  He received his undergraduate degree in agricultural economics from U.C. Davis in 1968, graduating with Highest Honors.  Tim received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley in 1971, graduating Order of the Coif.  After spending his first year following graduation in PG&E’s law department in San Francisco, he moved to Chico.  Born and raised in nearby Biggs, California where his father and grandfather farmed rice, he both continued the family’s rice farming operation and opened his law practice, working mostly with farmers.  In 1995, Tim and Elizabeth Olivera became partners, Tim having his office in Chico while Elizabeth maintained an office in Colusa.  In 1999, Tim moved his office to Yuba City, where he now continues to practice. 
Tim concentrates on advising clients on farm business and estate planning matters.  He also continues to be active in rice industry matters, in 2015 receiving the California Rice Industry Award.  He also had the privilege of serving two terms on the Federal Crop Insurance Board of Directors.