Tim Violet, Esq.
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For 22 years, beginning in 1976, Tim worked for Hubbard Milling Company, a Minnesota-based agribusiness. Before its acquisition in 1997, Hubbard was the second largest manufacturer of private label pet food in the world and a major manufacturer of animal feeds throughout the "corn belt" states. As Vice President and General Counsel, Tim was responsible for Hubbard's legal department. His responsibilities included managing litigation and acquisitions throughout the United States, selecting and supervising outside lawyers, setting litigation budgets, controlling legal expenses and indemnity costs, and achieving results consistent with corporate goals. Tim also managed the insurance, risk management and safety departments of the company. As a part of senior management, Tim was responsible for strategic planning, environmental compliance, governmental relations, auditing, human resources, payroll, engineering and capital expenditures, and flight operations. Tim worked on multiple mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures. He managed corporate deferred compensation fund investments, acted as the chief company representative/negotiator in labor/union relations, and served as the company media relations contact.

Since 2001, Tim has served as the Executive Director of The Harmonie Group. Harmonie is an association of independent law firms throughout the United States. The defense firms in the Harmonie network handle complex and difficult high-stakes litigation for corporations, third-party administrators, insurance companies, captives, risk retention and purchasing groups, and governmental entities. The process of looking for lawyers can be time-consuming, uncertain, and difficult. Harmonie is a by- invitation-only network where the firms are subjected to a rigorous review process to meet Harmonie's standards, ethics and values before they are invited to join.

Tim received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in 1973. He earned majors in anthropology, political science and criminal justice. Tim received his Juris Doctor degree in 1976 from Hamline University School of Law, graduating cum laude. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Tim has served as a member of many civic and charitable organizations, including the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce; Minnesota World Trade Center-Agricultural Board; Chairman of Immanuel St. Joseph's Hospital (now part of Mayo Clinic); Chairman of the YMCA (Mankato, Minnesota) Endowment Investment Committee; Chairman of the Mankato (now Minnesota) State University International Student Endowment Fund Drive; Community Representative for the Mankato (now Minnesota) State University Cultural Diversity Board; Chairman of the Junior Achievement/Project Business; United Way; Rotary; Minnesota Private College Fund; and the Mankato Leadership Council.

Tim and his wife Anne live in St. Paul, Minnesota. They met in college and were married in 1972. They have two children, Lee Anne and Jake. In their free time they enjoy golf, travel, and family activities.

 

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Tim Violet 魏提姆 律師
THE HARMONIE GROUP 哈模尼律師群
Executive Director
執行董事
634 Woodbury Street
St Paul, MN 55107 USA
辦公電話 651-222-3000
手機 612-875-7744
傳真 651-222-3508
電郵 tviolet@harmonie.org

1976年的 22年期间,Tim 一直为一间以明尼苏达州为基地的农业企业 Hubbard 工公司工作。在1997年的并购前,Hubbard是当时世界上第二大私营商标宠物食品生产商,而且还是横贯玉米带各州的一家动物饲料主要生产商。作为副总裁兼首席法律顾问,Tim负责Hubbard的法律部门,其职责包括了主理全美国的诉讼及并购,挑选及指导外界律师,制定诉讼预算,控制法律支出和赔偿费用,以及达到与公司目标一致的结果。Tim还负责公司的保险,风险管理和安全部门。作为高层管理的一员,Tim负责策略规划,环境遵守,政府关系,审计,人力资源,薪水,工程和资本开支,以及航班运作。Tim参与过多项合并,收购,合资企业以及方拆项目。他负责公司延期补偿基金投资,担任公司首席代表及谈判员处理劳工与工会关系,并且担任公司与媒体关系联络人。

2001年起,Tim一直担任The Harmonie集团的执行董事。Harmonie是一家遍布美国的各个独立律师事务所的协会。Harmonie网络里的各个辩护律师事务所为各大公司,第三方财产管理人,保险公司,风险留存和购置集团,以及政府各单位处理复杂而又高代价诉讼。寻觅律师的过程总是花费大量时间,充满未知因素并且十分困难。Harmonie为一家仅受理获邀律师事务所的网络,该等律师事务所在获邀加入之前,须经过严密的审理程序以符合Harmonie的标准,行为准则和价值观念。

Tim Violet1973年从明尼苏达大学获得文学士学位,主修人类学,政治科学和刑事司法。Tim 以荣誉生毕业,从Hamline大学法学院获得博士学位。他获准在美国高等法院,美国明尼苏达州地区地方法院,美国第8巡审区上诉法庭,美国哥伦比亚特区上诉法庭,以及明尼苏达州高级法院执业。

Tim曾任许多民间和慈善组织的成员,包括明尼苏达州商会;明尼苏达世贸中心农业理事会;全能圣祖瑟医院(现为Mayo诊所一部分)主席;YMCA(明尼苏达州Mankato)捐助投资委员会主席;Mankato(现为明尼苏达)州立大学国际学生捐助基金驱动会主席;Mankato(现为明尼苏达)州立大学多元文化理事会社区代表;儿童成就/项目事业主席;团结路协会;旋转会;明尼苏达州私立学院基金会;以及Mankato领袖委员会。

Tim和他的太太在明尼苏达州圣保罗居住。他们在大学就相识并于1972年完婚。他们有两个小孩,29岁的 Lee Anne 27 岁的 Jake。闲时他们喜欢打高尔夫球,去旅游,以及享受天伦。

 

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Tim Violet 魏提姆 律師
THE HARMONIE GROUP 哈模尼律師群
Executive Director
執行董事
634 Woodbury Street
St Paul, MN 55107 USA
公電話 651-222-3000
手機 612-875-7744
傳真 651-222-3508
電郵 tviolet@harmonie.org

1976年的 22年期間Tim 一直為一間以明尼蘇達州為基地的農業企業 Hubbard 加工公司工作。在1997年的併購前Hubbard是當時世界上第二大私營商標寵物食品生産商而且還是橫貫玉米帶各州的一家動物飼料主要生産商。作為副總裁兼首席法律顧問Tim負責Hubbard的法律部門其職責包括了主理全美國的訴訟及併購挑選及指導外界律師制定訴訟預算控制法律支出和賠償費用以及達到與公司目標一致的結果。Tim還負責公司的保險風險管理和安全部門。作為高層管理的一員Tim負責策略規劃環境遵守政府關係審計人力資源薪水工程和資本開支以及航班運作。Tim參與過多項合併收購合資企業以及方拆項目。他負責公司延期補償基金投資擔任公司首席代表及談判員處理勞工與工會關係並且擔任公司與媒體關係聯絡人。

2001年起Tim一直擔任THE HARMONIE GROUP哈模尼律師群Harmonie是一家遍布美國的各個獨立律師事務所的協會。Harmonie網絡裡的各個辯護律師事務所為各大公司第三方財管理人保險公司風險留存和購置集團以及政府各單位處理複雜而又高代價訴訟。尋覓律師的過程總是花費大量時間充滿未知因素並且十分困難。Harmonie為一家僅受理獲邀律師事務所的網絡該等律師事務所在獲邀加入之前須經過嚴密的審理程序以符合Harmonie的標準行為準則和價侑觀念。

Tim Violet1973年從明尼蘇達大學獲得文學士學位主修人類學政治科學和刑事司法。Tim 以榮譽生畢業Hamline大學法學院獲得博士學位。他獲准在美國高等法院美國明尼蘇達州地區地方法院美國第8巡審區上訴法庭美國哥倫比亞特區上訴法庭以及明尼蘇達州高級法院執業。

Tim曾任許多民間和慈善組織的成員包括明尼蘇達州商會明尼蘇達世貿中心農業理事會全能聖祖瑟醫院(現為Mayo診所一部份)主席YMCA(明尼蘇達州Mankato)捐助投資委員會主席Mankato(現為明尼蘇達)州立大學國際學生捐助基金驅動會主席Mankato(現為明尼蘇達)州立大學多元文化理事會社區代表兒童成就/項目事業主席團結路協會旋轉會明尼蘇達州私立學院基金會以及Mankato領袖委員會。

Tim和他的太太在明尼蘇達州聖保羅居住。他們在大學就相識並于1972年完婚。他們有兩個小孩31歳的 Lee Anne 29歳的Jake。閒時他們喜歡打高爾夫球去旅遊以及享受天倫。

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