Attorney Profiles

Timothy P. Search

KOTLAR - bio-pic1_1DX9570Timothy P. Search has more than 20 years of legal experience. His practice focuses on the litigation of workers’ compensation, personal injury and municipal court cases in the state of New Jersey. Tim started his career with a large defense litigation firm. From there, he moved on to create the workers’ compensation defense department for Harleysville Insurance. That experience provided him with extensive knowledge of how insurance companies process claims. Tim also established his own legal practice concentrating on representing the injured worker. Tim has developed a great deal of trial experience during his years representing the injured worker as well as being the municipal court prosecutor for the Borough of Collingswood. Tim is very active in his community. He currently sits on the boards of a number of recreation sports programs for the Borough of Collingswood and has been the chairman of the Collingswood zoning board of adjustment for the past 10 years.

Tim graduated from Rutgers University School of Law-Camden in 1993.  He graduated from Villanova University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and minors in Political Science and Communications.

Legal Areas:

Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Municipal Court, and Zoning.


Associate Attorney, Margolis Edelstein, 1994-1998

Senior Trial Attorney, Harleysville Insurance, 1998-2015

Owner of the Law Office of Timothy P. Search, 1998-2015

Municipal Court Prosecutor, Borough of Collingswood, 2003-Present

Law Office of Adam M. Kotlar, NJ 2015-Present


Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ

Juris Doctor in Law, 1993

Villanova University, Villanova, PA

BA, 1990

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey,  1994

Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1993

State of New York, 1994

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


New Jersey State Municipal Court Prosecutor Association