Helping Clients Obtain Better Outcomes
Facing a criminal charge may be one of the most difficult times in someone’s life. As founder of the Law Office of Scott C. Thomas, Mr. Thomas aggressively defends people in San Bernardino, Orange County, Los Angeles, and Riverside counties, California. His casework includes sex crimes, theft crimes, DUI, and drug charges.
The nature of these cases is sensitive, as a defendant’s freedom, finances, and future are on the line. Mr. Thomas is compassionate toward his clients as they navigate the justice system together. He addresses their concerns honestly and maps out a plan to obtain the best possible outcome, whether that involves going to litigation or working with the prosecution to resolve issues before going to court.
As an active member of the legal community, Mr. Thomas has access to an extensive network of professionals and resources. He is involved with the Orange County Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and The State Bar of California.
Mr. Thomas has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40; he holds an Avvo “Very Good” rating; the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has named him in its 10 Best, and the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys has named him in its 10 Best.
After receiving a Juris Doctor from the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law in 2009, Mr. Thomas earned a Master of Laws in trial advocacy from the same school in 2010. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2005.
When he is not at his practice, Mr. Thomas volunteers his time to local organizations and enjoys hiking and surfing.