About Timothy A. Forshey P.C.

Tim Forshey

Timothy A. Forshey

Timothy A. Forshey is a seasoned firearms law and criminal defense attorney dedicated to zealously protecting and advocating the rights of his clients through all ethical and professional means.  Tim provides a uniquely personal touch, offering counsel and comfort to his clients so they can focus on their lives while he manages their legal needs.

With nearly 25 years of experience in firearms law, personal injury law and criminal law, Tim is a member of the State Bars of Arizona, Colorado and Illinois and a member of numerous professional organizations. He has been featured in several prominent magazines, including Time, Money, Phoenix, Guns and Guns and Weapons of Law Enforcement.

Tim has been a National Rifle Association-certified instructor since 1997 and has served as the lead concealed carry instructor at the elite Scottsdale Gun Club since it opened in 2002. He is certified by the U.S. Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) as an A class shooter, the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) as an Expert class shooter and by the Glock Sport Shooting Federation (GSSF) as a Master class shooter. He has won numerous state and national shooting competitions in his class.

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Timothy Forshey Law has been the most upstanding and considerate firm I have ever dealt with.  When you’re scared and  your world seems to be falling apart Timothy and his wonderful team are there for you.  Tim and his team are there day and night for you.  Timothy is very upfront and explains everything and anything for you. He and his team will be there with you and support you every single step of the way. You will never be alone in the legal process!

Michael Johnstone


Michael Johnstone is an Albuquerque native, and a recent transplant to the Phoenix area. He has 20 years of experience as a paralegal in family law and general civil litigation. Additionally, Michael has a decade of experience teaching criminal justice, government and general education courses in vocational, technical and community colleges in both New Mexico and Arizona. He has an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of New Mexico and a master’s degree in business and organizational and security management from Webster University.

Michael is an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and remains true to his New Mexico roots and the UNM Lobos, but is very excited for new opportunities offered in the Valley of the Sun.