Thomas S. Stinson

Thomas S. Stinson

Divorce & Family Law | Wills, Trusts & Estates | General Civil Litigation
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • California
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Summary

Mr. Stinson represents clients in divorce and family law matters, provides estate planning and wealth preservation services through drafting documents such as wills and trusts, and handles general civil litigation matters. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Management Economics from University of California, Santa Cruz where he graduate with honors in the major and overall within the college. While there he also earned perfect scores in his economics calculus classes. Mr. Stinson then worked in corporate finance with a national publicly held company before attending law school. While in law school Mr. Stinson clerked with the Honorable Judge Brian C. Walsh in the Family Division of Santa Clara County Court, interned in a corporate legal department, and interned with a general civil litigation firm before opening his own practice in June of 2012. Mr. Stinson's propensity for quantitative analysis benefits clients in complex property division and support issues in Family Law and in Estate Planning, while his background in business, corporate finance, and civil litigation give him the experience to obtain optimal outcomes for clients in litigation matters. Often, matters can reach settlement through aggressive negotiation after discovery of all relevant facts, which Mr. Stinson believes can benefit clients to minimize the expense of litigation. However, where the other party is unreasonable in demands and expectations Mr. Stinson will advocate for clients through trial procedures when necessary.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Complex Property Division
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Divorce & Family Law | Wills, Trusts & Estates | General Civil Litigation
- Current
Education
Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D. (2011) | Law
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Honors: Honorable Mention Award - Oral Advocacy
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University of California - Santa Cruz
B.A. (2005) | Business Management Economics
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Honors: Honors within Major Field of Study Honors within College Overall
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Awards
Honorable Mention Award - Oral Arguments in Advocacy
Santa Clara University School of Law
Professional Associations
State Bar of California # 282763
Member
Current
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Santa Cruz County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Advocates
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Santa Cruz Divorce & Family Law
Contact & Map
Attorney at Law
1101 Pacific Avenue, Suite 309
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
USA
Telephone: (831) 425-8999