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Thomas P. Minehan

Thomas P. Minehan

Of Counsel
Santa Barbara, California

Thomas P. Minehan retired from active practice in 2013 but remains intimately involved in the firm's litigation practice and acts of counsel to the firm. His wisdom and experience represent a valuable asset to the firm.

Mr. Minehan received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Santa Clara in 1966, and his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law in 1975. Throughout his career, Mr. Minehan has distinguished himself in the defense of insured and self-insured entities in casualty litigation, having successfully tried dozens of jury and non-jury trials. His range of experience is wide and includes the defense of lawsuits arising from food-borne illness, catastrophic fire losses, automobile accidents, employment disputes, and construction defect cases. Mr. Minehan served as trial counsel throughout the entire state of California for a major industrial machine manufacturer in the defense of that entity's product liability litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1975


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1975
  • University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California
    • B.A. - 1966


Minehan, McFaul & Fitch, LLP
Main Address

P.O. Box 50409
Santa Barbara, CA 93150
Phone: 805-963-8252
Fax: 805-963-8272

Secondary Address
1135 Eugenia Place, Suite C
Carpinteria, CA 93013
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