Tim Sparling was born, raised, and attended undergrad in southern Illinois. After graduating and volunteering for roughly a year, he relocated to Arizona to attend law school. Tim graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law at Arizona State and passed the Arizona Bar Exam in 2016. From there, he began working as an Attorney at the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office and worked as a Major Fraud attorney there until June of 2021. He is now a criminal defense attorney with Rosenstein Law Group and a Legislative Advocate for Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice.