Timothy L. Thompson
5 River Park Place East
Fresno, CA 93720
(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax
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Juris Doctor, 1987
Santa Clara University School of Law
Bachelor of Science, Finance, 1984
Loma Linda University
Concentrating in Business and Commercial Litigation in the State and Federal Courts with an emphasis on Real Estate and Construction, Condemnation, Corporate and Partnership Dissolutions, Contracts, Fraud, Business Torts, Crop Loss, and Probate Litigation.
Mr. Thompson has been with McCormick, Barstow since 1987 and served as the firm's Managing Partner from 2004 through 2008. He has represented clients in major litigation matters in both federal and state trial courts and appellate courts in California and other states. Mr. Thompson's trial experience includes cases in the areas of fraud, employment, direct and inverse condemnation, various contractual and lending disputes, construction and real estate development disputes, civil rights, shareholder rights disputes, trademark infringement, unfair competition, will/trust contests, and other probate litigation. He commonly appears in both State and Federal Courts throughout California. He has also tried cases to verdict in U.S. Federal District Courts in both Michigan and Tennessee. He is admitted to practice before all California State Courts, U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California, and U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Honors and Awards
Mr. Thompson is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Thompson was selected for inclusion in the Northern California Super Lawyers list (2008-2012) for his primary area of practice in Business Litigation. Mr. Thompson was also recognized as a Top 100 Attorney in Northern California (2012) by San Francisco Magazine.
Mr. Thompson is a member of the State Bar of California, Fresno County Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Federal Bar Association.
Mr. Thompson is the Board Chairman for the Boys and Girls Club of Fresno County. Mr. Thompson has also sat on the Board of Trustees for the Fresno Art Museum.
Publications & Lectures
Mr. Thompson has lectured on the topic of trial practice at the San Joaquin College of Law.