If you've been injured in an accident, we can answer your questions and lay out your options for you
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Featured Settlement||Verdict Search||2016|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2016|
|Featured Verdict||Verdict Search||2011|
|Featured Settlement||Verdict Search||2007|
|Principal||Law Offices of Thomas J. McDonnell||2002 - Present|
|Partner, Director, Managing Partner||Ericksen, Arbuthnot, Kilduff, Day & Lindstrom, Inc.||1995 - 2002|
|Associate, Partner||Fonda & Garrard||1986 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Capital City Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Million Dollar Advocates||Member||2016 - Present|
|Placer County Bar Association||Judicial Evaluations Committee||2006 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||N/A||2004 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Litigation Section||N/A||1987 - Present|
|Defense Research Insitute||N/A||1988 - 2000|
|McGinis v. Babikian||Plaintiff recieved a jury verdict for $1,384,471.|
|Smith v. Disaster Restoration||Settlement|
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|Ericksen, Arbuthnot||Health Care Professional Liability in California||1995|
|University of Oregon School of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||1986|
|University of California at Los Angeles||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|Annual Meeting of Defense Counsel||Medical Malpractice in California||1996|
Posted by B. Johnson
My family chose to pursue a lawsuit because the events that took our mother's life were so egregious we felt it was necessary despite the fact that financial compensation would be no remedy to the emotional pain we suffered. Tom was our guiding light in these uncharted waters. He was very honest with us from the beginning, exceptionally thorough and his experience showed throughout the entire process. He was available to answer any and all questions when we had them. Having no experience or knowledge of the lawsuit process myself I feel that my family was very fortunate to be referred to Tom McDonnell.
Posted by Sunnie
At the end of 2012 I was rear-ended on the freeway while on my way to work. My car was completely totaled and I ended up in physical therapy for over six months due to the back problems that ensued.
In 2014, upon the recommendation of my parents who had used Mr. McDonnell for a case where they were hit by a drunk driver, I called him to help with my accident case.
Mr. McDonnell and his staff were so incredibly helpful and kind. But I wasn't surprised because my parents had the same great experience.
Mr. McDonnell was very prompt in returning emails and his staff always returned my calls within the a few hours. The process went smoothly and I was walked though the process with kindness, understanding and compassion.
I can't express enough gratitude to Mr. McDonnell and his staff for their assistance with my case. I received a favorable outcome and would highly recommend him to anyone.
David Smith, Medical malpractice Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I enthusiastically endorse Thomas McDonald on serious personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Tom is a tireless and passionate advocate on behalf of his clients and uniformly obtains significant results and compensation on his cases.
Brett Rosenthal, Personal injury Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Even though I work in the same area of practice in the local community wanted to provide an endorsement for Mr. McDonnell. I have known Tom for about 15 years, having had a case with Tom when we were both defense lawyers. Tom is a lawyer of high character and integrity, with the practitioner skills and knowledge to match. Would heartily recommend my colleague to anyone looking for an ethical, practical and effective counsel.