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also known as John Timothy Griffin

federal prosecutor , Lawyer , representative

Tim Griffin, United States Representative from Arkansas, former federal prosecutor, lawyer. Bar: Arkansas, Louisiana. Decorated Combat Action Badge, Army Commendation Medal. Fellow: Arkansas Bar Foundation.


Griffin, Tim was born on August 21, 1968 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.


Bachelor in Economics, Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, 1990. Juris Doctor, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, 1994. Attended, Oxford University.


Associate Jones Walker Waechter Pointevent Carrere & Denegre, New Orleans, 1994—1995. Associate independent counsel investigating Henry Cisneros United States Department Justice, 1995—1996. Senior counsel United States House Government Reform Committee.

Deputy research director Bush-Cheney Campaign, Republican National Committee, 2000, research director, 2004. Deputy communications director Republican National Committee, 2004. Special assistant to United States attorney (eastern dist) Arkansas United States Department Justice, Little Rock, 2001, special assistant to assistant attorney general Washington, 2001—2002.

Special assistant to President, deputy director Office Political Affairs The White House, 2005. Interim United States attorney (eastern dist) Arkansas United States Department Justice, Little Rock, 2006—2007. Founder, principal Griffin Law Firm Professional Limited Liability Company, Griffin Public Affairs LLC, 2007—2010.

Member United States Congress from 2nd Arkansas District, Washington, since 2011, United States House Armed Services Committee, since 2011, United States House Foreign Affairs Committee, since 2011, United States House Judiciary Committee, since 2011. Major Judge Advocate General United States Army Reserve, Army Judge Advocate General, 172d Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Brigade Operational Law Team 101st Airborne Division United States Army, 2006, Mosul, Iraq.


  • Bar: Arkansas, Louisiana.


Fellow: Arkansas Bar Foundation.


Married Elizabeth Griffin.

Elizabeth Griffin.