A Legacy of Experience

Biography

Thomas P. Feher, a trial lawyer since 1990, has successfully litigated hundreds of cases on behalf of clients ranging from individuals to large businesses and public entities, with his current emphasis focused on business and employment disputes but also embracing other areas of general business and litigation practice. Mr. Feher serves as an arbitrator for the Kern County Bar Association in fee disputes, has mediated matters, serves on the KCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, serves as a Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court and has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Kern County Superior Court.
 
Having a thorough knowledge of business strategies and litigation experience, Mr. Feher understands and resolves issues through the lens of a businessperson’s perspective and goals. Mr. Feher has been a speaker and moderator on a variety of topics covering civil practice, employment law, wage and hour, law management and professional liability. Mr. Feher has had a broad-based litigation practice including:
 
  • employment consulting and compliance
  • simple to complex employment disputes (employment discrimination, retaliation sexual harassment, labor, wage and hour, class action and PAGA)
  • corporate and partnership disputes
  • real estate disputes
  • construction litigation
  • probate and trust litigation
  • commercial litigation
  • insurance and related disputes
  • defense of public entities including civil rights and employment claims
  • professional liability and healthcare related litigation
  • agriculture litigation
 
Mr. Feher has been recognized as an experienced litigator earning membership with the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Rated AV® by Martindale-Hubbell and selected as a “Superlawyer.” He has chaired and served on a number of committees and he is an active member of the community through his work with local schools, mock trial, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), and a variety of other community programs and activities.
 
Arbitration/Mediation Training
 
  • Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court Resolve Program (both Plaintiff and Defense)
  • Arbitrator for the Kern County Bar Association (fee disputes)
  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution 40-hour course, Mediating the Litigated Case, Pepperdine School of Law
  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Advanced Mediation Class
  • KCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1990
  • San Diego State University
    • B.A. - 1986
    • Major: Political Science and Speech Communication

Professional Associations

  • San Joaquin Valley Chapter of ABOTA -Office: Membership Chair (Present)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member
  • Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court Resolve Program (both Plaintiff and Defense)
  • Judge Pro Tem for the Kern County Superior Court (Past)
  • Kern County Bar Association, Office: Secretary (Present)
  • Kern County Bar Association, Director (2019 to 2020)
  • Kern County Bar Association, Member (1990 to Present)
  • Kern County Bar Association- Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Member and Director (2004 to Present)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Law Management Committee, Chair (2017 to Present)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Employment Law Committee (Past Co-Chair)
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Member
  • California Lawyers Association, Business Law Section and Labor & Employment Law Section, Member
  • Seven Oaks Country Club, Past Director
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Active Supporter

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