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Thomas P. Feher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Bakersfield, CA

LeBeau - Thelen LLP
5001 East Commercenter Drive, Suite 300
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Phone: 661-325-8962
Fax: 661-325-1127
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Defense (30%), Employment & Labor: Employer (30%), Business Litigation (20%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%), Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Thomas P. Feher, a trial lawyer since 1990, has successfully litigated hundreds of cases on behalf of clients ranging from individuals to large businesses and public entities, with his current emphasis focused on business and employment disputes but also embracing other areas of general business and litigation practice. Mr. Feher serves as an arbitrator for the Kern County Bar Association in fee disputes, mediated matters, serves on the KCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Kern County Superior Court.

Having a thorough knowledge of business strategies and litigation experience, Mr. Feher understands and resolves issues through the lens of a businessperson's perspective and goals. Mr. Feher has been a speaker and moderator on a variety topics covering civil practice, employment law, wage and hour, law management and professional liability. Mr. Feher has a broad based litigation practice including: employment disputes; business and real estate disputes; probate and trust litigation; and general civil litigation.

Mr. Feher has been recognized as an experience litigator earning membership with the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and Rated AV® by Martindale-Hubbell.  He is an active member in a variety of other community organizations, events and activities.

Arbitration/Mediation Training

  • Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court Resolve Program (both Plaintiff and Defense)
  • Arbitrator for the Kern County Bar Association (fee disputes)
  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution 40-hour course, Mediating the Litigated Case, Pepperdine School of Law
  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Advanced Mediation Class
  •  KCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Professional Associations and Offices Held

  • San Joaquin Valley Chapter of ABOTA -Office: Membership Chair (Present)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member
  • Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court Resolve Program (both Plaintiff and Defense)
  • Judge Pro Tem for the Kern County Superior Court (Past)
  • Kern County Bar Association, Office: Secretary (Present)
  • Kern County Bar Association, Director (2019 to 2020)
  • Kern County Bar Association, Member (1990 to Present)
  • Kern County Bar Association- Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Member and Director (2004 to Present)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Law Management Committee, Chair (2017 to Present)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Employment Law Committee (Past Co-Chair)
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Member
  • California Lawyers Association, Business Law Section and Labor & Employment Law Section, Member
  • Seven Oaks Country Club, Past Director
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Active Supporter

About Thomas P. Feher

First Admitted: 1990, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.lebeauthelen.com/attorney/feher-thomas-p/

Honors/Awards

  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, AV®, Martindale-Hubbell
  • , Director on Board of Directors, Seven Oaks County Club, 2020
  • , Lawyer of Distinction, Lawyers of Distinction

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Relay for Life
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation-JDRF

Representative Clients

  • TREEHOUSE ALMONDS
  • Torres Farm Labor Contractor, Inc.
  • Kern Ridge Growers
  • Total Western
  • Wiener Development 
  • Unified Field Services
  • Seven Oaks Country Club
  • Kenai Drilling, Inc
  • The Centennial Group
  • California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Wheeler v. Mui- Defense Verdict in case alleging medical indifference/civil rights violation 
  • Hypolite v. Zamora-  Defense Verdict in case excessive force/civil rights violation 

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Seven Oaks Country Club, Past Director, 2020
  • Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court Resolve Program (both Plaintiff and Defense)
  • California Lawyers Association, Business Law Section and Labor & Employment Law Section, Member
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Director
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Member
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Employment Law Committee (Past Co-Chair)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Law Management Committee, Chair
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Member
  • Kern County Bar Association- Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Kern County Bar Association, Director
  • Kern County Bar Association, Office: Secretary, 2021
  • San Joaquin Valley Chapter of ABOTA -Office: Membership Chair , 2021
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member
  • Member, Kern County Bar Association  

Educational Background

  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution 40-hour course, Mediating the Litigated Case, Pepperdine School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Advanced Mediation Class, 2020
  • San Diego State University-Majors: Political Science and Speech Communication, 1986
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Office Location for Thomas P. Feher

5001 East Commercenter Drive
Suite 300
Bakersfield, CA 93309

Last Updated: 8/27/2021

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