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3610 Fourteenth Street
Riverside, California 92501Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 951-682-5550
Fax: 951-781-4012
E-Mail: info@tclaw.net
www.tclaw.net
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1299, Riverside, CA 92502
Established: 1915

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Automobile Liability
  • General Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Coverage Issues
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Complex Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Public Agency Representation
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About Us
In 2015 Thompson & Colegate LLP celebrated its 100th anniversary as a full service law firm handling litigation and transactional matters for its clients. The firm provides a broad range of legal services to insurance carriers, educational institutions, school districts, healthcare providers, governmental entities, businesses and individuals throughout California. The firm's practice was built on a tradition of excellence and integrity in providing legal services. The firm's commitment and approach is to understand client objectives and identify the most practical ways to accomplish them. Members of the firm are regularly involved in and serve on boards for community activities and organizations.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Carl Warren & CompanyCorVel Corporation
Dignity HealthGallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
Glatfelter Claims Management, Inc.Keenan & Associates
Marsh Risk ConsultingMotorists Insurance Group
Norcal Mutual Insurance CompanyPhiladelphia Insurance Companies
The Mutual Risk Retention Group, Inc.Travelers Insurance Companies
Zurich Insurance Company
Non-Insurance Clients
Altura Credit UnionAlvord Unified School District
Chino Valley Unified School DistrictJurupa Unified School District
Provident Savings BankRiverside Unified School District
Security Paving Company, Inc.Skanska USA Civil West California District, Inc.
Self-Insured Clients
County of RiversideCounty of San Bernardino
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Personnel Information
Partners
H. L. Thompson — (1885-1962)
Roy W. Colegate — (1906-1960)
John A. Boyd
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:jboyd@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California, 1982
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, 2011
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
Education:
  • San Diego State University, B.S., 1976
  • Pepperdine University, J.D. (cum laude), 1979
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Michael J. Marlatt
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:mmarlatt@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1984
Additional Biographical Details:
Lecturer: University of Amsterdam Law School, Princeton University and Loma Linda University School of Medicine; Chairman, Civil Law Program, University of California at Riverside; Civil Bench and Bar Committee of the Superior Court (Attorney Member); Arbitrator, Mediator and Judge Pro Tem, Riverside and San Bernardino Superior Courts; AV-Rated, Martindale Hubbell; Listed in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers; American Medical Association; California State Association of Counties Excess Insurance Carrier Program
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (Board of Directors)
  • California Association of Healthcare Managers (Past Bylaws Committee)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Past President, San Bernardino/Riverside Chapter; Masters in Trial)
  • Southern California Association of Healthcare Risk Managers
  • California Association of School Business Officials
Education:
  • University of Southern California
  • California Polytechnic State University, B.A., 1981
  • Pepperdine University, J.D., 1984
Fraternity Information:
Phi Alpha Delta
Honors:
NASA Achievement Award Recipient; Research Associate, University of Southern California School of Medicine
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Diane Mar Wiesmann
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:dwiesmann@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1998
Additional Biographical Details:
American Red Cross, Riverside Chapter (Board of Directors); National Charity League, Riverside Chapter
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Bench-Bar Coalition
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (President 2012)
  • Southern California Association of Healthcare Risk Management
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Education:
  • The University of Arizona, B.A., 1983
  • The University of Arizona, J.D., 1986
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Gary T. Montgomery
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:gmontgomery@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1993
Additional Biographical Details:
Riverside Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Division (Board of Directors, Executive Committee; President, Downtown Business Council)
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (Board of Directors)
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Education:
  • Princeton University, A.B., 1989
  • Pepperdine University, J.D., 1993
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Craig M. Marshall
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:cmarshall@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of California
Additional Biographical Details:
Riverside Community Health Foundation (Past Secretary and Board Member); Riverside Medical Clinic Foundation (Board Member; Past Vice-President); U.C.R. (Alumni Association, Board of Trustees; Athletic Association; Planned Giving Advisory Board); AV-Rated, Martindale Hubbell; Inland Empire Planned Giving Council; Inland Empire Economic Partnership (Past Board Member); Visiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties Ethics Committee (Past Member); Lecturer Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (Practice Management Seminar)
Memberships:
  • American and Riverside Bar Associations
  • State Bar of California
  • Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court (Past Member)
Education:
  • University of California, Riverside, B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), 1995
  • Pepperdine University, M.B.A., 1998
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1999
Honors:
Academic All-American; Straus Institute Certificate of Dispute Resolution; Political Science Dept.-Graduating Senior Award
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Associates
Lisa V. Todd
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:ltodd@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 1987
  • Colorado, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1989
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court (1994-1996, 1997-1998)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Schiller International University, Heidelberg, Germany (Dean's List), 1982
  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 1984
  • University of Santa Clara, J.D., 1987
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Susan Knock Brennecke
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:sbrennecke@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2012
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association (Past Chair, Appellate Section)
  • Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court (2006-2009)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (Amicus Committee)
Education:
  • Riverside City College, A.A. (with honors), 1984
  • University of La Verne, J.D., 2003
Law Review:
Supervising Staff Editor/Senior Staff Writer, University of La Verne Journal of Juvenile Law
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Maxine M. Morisaki
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:mmorisaki@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management (Former Board Member)
  • Asian Pacific American Lawyers of the Inland Empire
  • William P. Gray Legion Lex Inn of Court
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Education:
  • California State University, Los Angeles, B.A., 1972
  • California State University, Los Angeles, M.A., 1983
  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 1986
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Mark W. Regus II
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:mregus@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. (with honors), 2008
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2011
Honors:
Witkin Award for Excellence in Civil Procedure II, Personal Injury Law and Trial Advocacy
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Charmaine E. Grant
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:cgrant@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 2002
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County and Western San Bernardino Bar Associations
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Education:
  • University of California, Riverside, B.A., 1996
  • California Western School of Law, J.D., 2000
Language:
  • Tagalog
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Leslie E. Murad, II
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:lmurad@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
Additional Biographical Details:
San Bernardino County Superior Court Commissioner (2005-2013)
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Hon. Joseph R. Campbell American Inn of Court (Past President, 2005-2007)
Education:
  • California State Polytechnic University, B.A., 1975
  • University of San Diego, J.D., 1978
Honors:
National Honor Society; Phi Alpha Theta
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Daniel Faustino
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:dfaustino@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2000
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., 1993
  • Whittier Law School, J.D., 1998
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Trevor DeBus
Riverside, CA
E-Mail:tdebus@tclaw.net
Admitted
  • California, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2013
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of California, Riverside, B.A. Political Science, 2007
  • Western State University College of Law, J.D., 2012
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Service Areas
Indio, California75 miles
Ontario, California23 miles
Palm Desert, California70 miles
Palm Springs, California56 miles
Redlands, California14 miles
San Bernardino, California10 miles
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