Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
Juris Doctor, 1978
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
B.A., History, Cum Laude, 1975
As Senior Trial Counsel at THOMAS | LUCAS with over 40 years of experience, Tim Lucas has an extensive background in all aspects of civil and complex litigation. Mr. Lucas is distinguished with an “Advocate” rank by the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), with over 60 Federal and Superior Court jury trials in addition to numerous bench trials, private and judicial arbitrations and appellate proceedings before various California Courts of Appeal (several resulting in published appellate opinions).
Mr. Lucas has extensive experience in a wide variety of cases including construction defect litigation, business litigation, bodily injury and wrongful death litigation, environmental litigation, insurance coverage litigation, real estate transaction litigation, breach of contract litigation, civil conspiracy litigation, injunctive/ equitable relief litigation, product liability litigation, defamation litigation, fraud litigation and nuisance/ trespass litigation.
Mr. Lucas has served as private counsel for the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) [1979 to June 1987]; as an arbitrator for the Orange County and San Diego County Superior Courts; as a private arbitrator; as corporate counsel for small corporations; as a continuing legal education program presenter through the San Diego Defense Lawyers Association; and as a panelist at the annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar. Mr. Lucas has the highest peer review rating given by Martindale-Hubbel (AV-Preeminent) for professional excellence and ethical standards.
Ayala Boring, Inc. v. HPS Mechanical, Inc.
San Diego County Superior Court Case No: 37-2011-00092049-CU-CO-CTL
Gabor Kadas et al. v. Mulvey Custom Builders, Inc.
San Diego County Superior Court, Case No. 37-2008-00091412-CU-BC-CTL
Gary Green, et al. v. Jim Henry Construction, Inc.
San Diego County Superior Court, Case No. 37-2008-00052469-CU-BC-NC
Kim Melanie Morton, et al. v. Dana Spotts, et al.
San Diego County Superior Court, Case No.: 37-2008-00099933-CU-OR-EC
Bar-J.P., Inc. v. Morris Derey
San Diego County Superior Court, Case No. 37-2007-00052678-CU-CO-NC
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