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Thomas Westwood Degn

About me

I understand how an injury or an unwarranted criminal charge can disrupt the family. I make it a priority to work swiftly to get you the best results possible so you can get your life back to normal. Your case is important to me and I will use all my experience and abilities to help you and your family.


Languages spoken: Arabic, Spanish, English

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Contact info

Koch, Degn & Gomez LLP

1148 N. Chinowth Street, Suite B
Visalia, CA, 93291

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    15 years, 300 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    15 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    15 years, 500 cases



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Scott Edmund Marshall

    Thomas Degn will work diligently to protect your interests. He is competent, compassionate and has a great reputation in the community.


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Presidential Service PlaqueTulare County Bar Association2012
Rising StarVisalia Times-Delta2010
Service AwardSenator Connie Conway2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerKoch, Degn & Gomez LLP2013 - Present
PartnerGubler, Koch, Degn & Gomez2003 - 2013
Deputy District AttorneyTulare County District Attorney's Office2003 - 2004
AttorneyMcCormick Barstow Sheppard Wayte & Carruth, LLP2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tulare County Bar AssociationPast President2004 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney2001 - Present
Tulare-Kings Estate Planning CouncilAttorney2005 - 2007
California Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney2001 - 2003
Fresno County Bar AssociationAttorney2001 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. GonzalezCase Dismissed
Miller v. DMVLicense Reinstated
Crow v. Insurance CompanySettled for 150% of policy amount
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Publication nameTitleDate
Visalia Times DeltaLetter to Editor2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Brigham Young UniversityNear Eastern StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Barrister's BanquetState of the Tulare County Bar2012