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​Timothy L. Ashford
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 386
Omaha, Nebraska 68101
(402) 660-5544


        As one of Nebraska’s top criminal defense attorneys, Timothy L. Ashford was invited by the Nebraska State Bar Association as a criminal defense attorney to speak on a panel in which 580 Nebraska Attorneys were in attendance. Only a few criminal defense attorneys have been invited by the Nebraska State Bar Association to speak on a panel in front of 580 attorneys so it was an honor for Attorney Ashford to receive the invitation and to speak. 
        As a former prosecutor and now a defense attorney, Attorney Ashford has used his experience and knowledge of the law to represent thousands of criminal defendants in both state and federal court for serious crimes. Attorney Ashford has tried more than 150 jury trials. Mr. Ashford has more than 28 years of legal experience.
        Attorney Ashford is one of the few attorneys in Nebraska to win the very first federal criminal jury trial that he tried in U.S. v. Rainier 8:04 CR 274. Numerous practicing defense attorneys in Nebraska have not won a federal criminal jury trial. You want to hire an attorney who has won jury trials as a former prosecutor and as a defense attorney. 
        Mr. Ashford has successfully won numerous motions to suppress on behalf of his clients and included are a few of the cases: State v. Jones Doc. 178 No. 757 In the District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska; State v. Gatewood case number CR 13-1173 In the District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska; and State v. Venes case number CR 14 2350, In the District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska (the police confiscated 26 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of Mr. Venes car during a traffic stop on Interstate I-80). 
        Also, Attorney Ashford has negotiated a successful plea agreement in cases such as State v. Patillar case number CR 15 251 In the District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska (the police confiscated 13 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of Mr. Patillar’s car during a traffic stop on Interstate I-80); and; State v. Mattson case number CR 14 2345 In the District Court of Douglas County, Nebraska (the police confiscated medical marijuana in the trunk of Mr. Mattson’s car during a traffic stop on Interstate I-80).
        Attorney Ashford’s knowledge as a former prosecutor has allowed him to negotiate and resolve cases in his client’s favor with the best possible outcome for his client.  
Attorney Ashford graduated in the accelerated Drake University Law School Program in 2 ½ years. Drake Law School is a three year law school program. Attorney Ashford is licensed in Nebraska, Colorado, in all the federal courts in Nebraska, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.  
        In the past, Attorney Ashford hosted his own television talk show. He writes articles explaining the law which are published in the “Omaha Star” Newspaper. Attorney Ashford has appeared in Ebony Magazine -a magazine distributed worldwide. 
        When hiring an attorney, please ask the attorney some simple questions. Did that attorney win their first criminal jury trial in federal or state court as a defense attorney? Has the attorney won a criminal jury trial as a defense attorney? Can the attorney tell you the name of the criminal jury trial they won? Does that attorney have experience in hundreds of jury trials? Has that attorney successfully argued a motion to suppress to dismiss their client’s criminal case? Was that attorney asked by the Nebraska State Bar Association to speak on a panel in front of 580 attorneys? 
        After you answer these questions, your choice is clear. Your only choice is Attorney Ashford. When you need to hire an attorney to represent you in a criminal case, hire a highly respected, skilled, aggressive, experienced, former prosecutor-hire Attorney Timothy L. Ashford.  So, when your freedom is at stake and you are charged with a crime in state or federal court, please call Attorney Ashford at (402) 660-5544 for your free initial consultation.
        Defense attorney Timothy Ashford successfully represented N. Rainier in the United States of America vs. N. Rainier 8:04CR274 in a drug case in the United States District Court for the district of Nebraska. The trial was conducted in the United States Federal Court in Omaha, Nebraska. The government alleged two counts in the indictment. The charge against Defendant Rainier was conspiracy to distribute or possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. The United States Attorney and the government alleged the facts are that during a drug raid sting operation by the U.S. Marshalls, the Defendant Rainier was leaving a house and the U.S. Marshalls arrested the Defendant Rainier with the package of crack cocaine in his hands allegedly attempting to make a delivery while walking to the car in the driveway of the home. The United States Attorney wins ninety-nine percent of all jury trials in the U.S. Federal Court in Nebraska. 
        After a three-day jury trial, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty to all charges in approximately one hour.