Timothy P. Wile, Esq.
Office of Chief Counsel, PA Dept. of Transp., Harrisburg
Mr. Wile is the Assistant Counsel In-Charge of the Appellate Section of the Vehicle & Traffic Law Division of the Office of Chief Counsel, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. He earned his B.A. in Economics and Pre-Law studies from Penn State University in 1974, his J.D. from the University of North Dakota in 1979, and his LL.M. from Temple University in 1984. Mr. Wile is the author of Pennsylvania Law of Probation and Parole (Second Edition 2003), published by Thomson-West, and was cited with approval by Mr. Justice David Souter in his dissenting opinion in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole v. Keith M. Scott, 524 U.S. 357 (1998). He is also the co-author of Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence, which is also published by Thomson-West. Mr. Wile is also the author of more than a dozen professional articles that have been published in both the Dickinson Law Review and the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly. As the chief appellate attorney for traffic safety cases, Mr. Wile has litigated more than 1,300 appeals involving driver licensing and motor vehicle matters before all three of Pennsylvania’s appellate courts. Prior to assuming his current position with the Department of Transportation, he served as an Assistant Chief Counsel to the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, was a judicial law clerk for two judges of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and was an assistant public defender for Montgomery County. Mr. Wile is also a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve, having served more than 24 years on active and reserve duty, including his last 16 years of duty with the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations. Mr. Wile is an Eagle Scout and currently serves as an Assistant Scoutmaster with his original Boy Scout troop and as a Unit Commissioner for the General Nash District, Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America. He has served as a faculty member for PBI since 1992 and has also taught DUI law to the Conference of Pennsylvania Trial Judges and the Philadelphia County Adult Probation Office.