Fred Thomas

Attorney at Thomas Law PLLC

Location:

Phoenix, AZ

About Fred Thomas
Frederick C. Thomas (“Fred”) has lived in Arizona for nearly twenty-eight years, except for six years. Fred went to Deer Valley High School in Glendale, Arizona. He graduated from Arizona State University where he obtained a degree in political science. During college Fred interned with former US Senator Jon Kyl.

After graduating college, he worked for American Family Insurance for three years. Realizing that life as an insurance adjuster was not for him, Fred attended the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law.

Fred is licensed in Arizona, California and Colorado. Fred is also licensed in each California Federal District Court, the Arizona Federal District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Fred has been practicing law since December 2003. Fred has practiced personal injury law since first becoming a lawyer. He has also represented individuals in habeas corpus matters ensuring that every individual received the Constitutional protections we all deserve.

Fred’s knowledge and experience as a former insurance adjuster gives him an invaluable asset to his injury clients, he knows how the adjuster thinks, so he can be one step ahead of them.

Fred also represents licensed contractors in various scenarios, whether defending their rights before the Registrar of Contractors or enforcing a mechanic’s lien and assist in collecting on unpaid contracts.

Currently Fred is a member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, former President of the North Phoenix Bar Association, and a member of BNI Arizona, and was on the State Bar of Arizona’s Ethics Committee. Additionally, Fred was adjunct professor, he taught Insurance Law, Remedies and Commercial Law. Fred spends his down time mountain biking, playing golf, snowboarding, hockey, and is a Sun Devil football season ticket holder, baseball, basketball and hockey.
Recent articles by Fred Thomas

Why Contractors Should Have A Well Written Contract

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Why Contractors Should Have A Well Written Contract In a recent decision (Woensdregt v. Handyman), the Arizona Court of Appeals (1st division), ruled that when a party seeks an award... Read more


According to Reports, Lumber Liquidators' Product Emits Dangerous Levels of Formaldehyde.

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A recent Sixty Minutes report alleged that Lumber Liquidators’ Product Emits Dangerous Levels of Formaldehyde.  Of course Lumber Liquidators is denying the report.  If true what does this mean for... Read more


Do’s & Don'ts: Avoiding Lawsuits and the Registrar of Contractors

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If you missed our Do’s & Don’ts: Avoiding Lawsuits and the Registrar of Contractors, seminar with Price Kong, you can still check out our Slide show presentation. [embeddoc url=”https://thomaslawaz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Do’s-Don’ts-Avoiding-Lawsuits-and-the-ROC.pptx” download=”all”... Read more


Forming a New Business?

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Forming a new business? Every New Year everyone sets new goals and expectations, sometimes those goals are personal, sometimes professional.  If one of your goals is to start that new... Read more


Do's and Don'ts Getting New Jobs, Getting Paid and Avoiding Lawsuits

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[embeddoc url=”https://thomaslawaz.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/PKSeminar-flyer-2.pdf” download=”alluser”] The post Do's and Don'ts Getting New Jobs, Getting Paid and Avoiding Lawsuits appeared first on Thomas Law, PLLC. Read more


Should I have An Attorney Review This General Contract?

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A typical homeowner question: “Should I have An Attorney Review This General Contract?”  The simple answer, yes.  Given the relative amount of money you may spend having an attorney review... Read more


Arizona Supreme Court Further Interprets Arizona Mechanics' Lien Statute

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While not a hot topic to the general public, Arizona Contractors should be aware of Arizona Mechanics’ Lien Statutes and how the Courts modify and interpret them. In a recent... Read more


Arizona Registrar Of Contractors Recovery Fund

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Most Arizona contractors know what the Arizona Registrar Of Contractors Recovery Fund is.   Most residential homeowners do not.   The Registrar set up the recovery fund to provide financial protection for... Read more


Can I Recover My Attorney's Fees

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Can I Recover My Attorney’s Fees?   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oyh79f9IzpQ The post Can I Recover My Attorney's Fees appeared first on Thomas Law, PLLC. Read more


Is There A Form For A Mechanic's & Materialmen's Lien?

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45.Lien Form by f-thomas As construction starts to ramp up again in the Valley of the  Sun, so do the issues associated with collecting on contracts.  A great mechanism for... Read more

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  • Construction Lawyer
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  • Construction Law
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  • Arizona Bar
  • California Bar
  • Colorado Supreme Court