Timothy J. Colgan – Attorney and Mediator

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Phone: (800) 615-0115
Office: (717) 502-5000
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Tim Colgan helps individuals and families preserve, restore and move forward with their lives. He works with families facing separation and divorce reach fair agreements that allow them to put their children first and move past their divorce and separation. Colgan’s work helps families minimize the emotional pain and financial destruction normally associated with separation and divorce.

Colgan also works with attorneys and individuals as a mediator and arbitrator. He assists the parties in determining their forward looking needs and interests to help them develop options for resolution that they believe are fair and equitable. He works best with clients who are interested in reaching fair agreements to achieve closure and preserve respectful relationships for the benefit of their children.

Additionally, Colgan provides peace of mind to individuals and their loved ones by preparing their estate plans and assisting with the administration of estates.

Mr. Colgan trained in Collaborative Practice in 2007 and Mediation in 2008. He was the 2008 and 2009 President of the Collaborative Professionals of Central Pennsylvania (CPCP). He is a court appointed Parenting Coordinator in York County and has also served as a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) and Special Master in Dauphin County. He is a member of the Cumberland, York, Dauphin County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He is also a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP).

Colgan is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, University Park and the Widener University School of Law.

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Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Mediation
  • Estate Planning and Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • New Jersey, 1996 (Inactive)


  • Parenting Coordinator for York County, March 2019-Present
  • Custody Mediator for York County, January 2010-April 2015
  • Arbitrator for York and Cumberland County Civil Cases


  • Widener University School of Law, Cum Laude, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • ADR in Civil Litigation in York County, York County Bar Association, March 2013
  • Family Law 101, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), 2009, 2011, 2013, 2017
  • Legal Negotiations, Widener University School of Law, Spring 2013
  • Family Law Practice in Central Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), November 2012
  • Advanced Family Law, National Business Institute (NBI), November 2010
  • Collaborative Process For Resolution of Divorce, Custody and Family Disputes, Pennsylvania Psychological Association Annual Meeting, June 2010
  • Collaborative Law Continuing Legal Education Presentation for the York County Bar Association, April 2010
  • Introduction to Collaborative Practice, Pennsylvania Psychological Association Annual Meeting, June 2009
  • Introduction to Collaborative Practice, Pennsylvania Psychological Association Continuing Education Conference, March 2009
  • Faculty, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP), Widener University School, 2001 – 2018
  • Divorce 101 for Paralegals, Institute for Paralegal Education (IPE), 2008
  • A Roadmap Through Divorce Proceedings, National Business Institute (NBI), 2008-2009
  • What Family Court Judges Want You to Know, National Business Institute (NBI), 2008
  • Financial Settlement Strategies For Your Divorce Clients, National Business Institute (NBI), 2007
  • A Step-By-Step Approach to Understanding Divorce Law in Pennsylvania, National Business Institute (NBI), 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • York County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
  • Collaborative Professionals of Central Pennsylvania (CPCP), President 2008 and 2009


  • 2019 Cumberland County Bar Association George E. Hoffer Service to Youth Award
  • 2017 Polar Bear Foundation Volunteer of the Year

Community Involvement

  • Touch of Grace Committee and Mutual Ministry Committee St. John’s Abbottstown, PA 2012-Present
  • Polar Bear Foundation Board Member, 2013-Present (President 2015-2018)
  • High School Basketball Coach Northern York County School District 2015-Present
Serving Cumberland County, Dauphin County, York County, Adams County, Lancaster County and Perry County


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611 Gettysburg Pike, Suite 201
MechanicsburgPA 17055

Phone: (717) 502-5000