ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Lewis and Clark Northwestern

College of Law, 1975 – 1976

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LECTURER

Demystifying MERS (2013)

Standards for Professionalism and Civility among Attorneys and Legal Professionals (2009)

The One-Action Rule (2011)

​Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Governance (The Basics) 2014, 2016

PHILANTHROPY

Founding Director, Chhahari (Nepalese Orphanage)

Chair, Laguna Beach Community Foundation

Former Director, President, and Vice President of Laguna Shanti

Former Director of the Friendship Shelter

Former Director of the SchoolPower Endowment Fund

Vestry, St. Mary Episcopal Church, Laguna Beach

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Orange County and American Bar Associations

State Bar of California

State Bar of Oregon (inactive member)

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Real Estate and Construction Disputes

Business and Commercial Disputes

Partnership and Corporate Disputes

Probate Litigation

​​PROFESSIONAL ACCOLADES

AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

1975    State of Oregon

1976    State of California

1976    U.S. District Court, Central District of California

1988    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

1989    U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

EDUCATION​

Bachelor of Arts, 1972, summa cum laude

Phi Beta Kappa​

University of Southern California

Juris Doctor, 1975

Duke University

THOMAS P. DAVIS​, Founder & Principal