(PRWEB) March 9, 2005
Robert Rann, Esq. is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas L. Gourde, Esq. to head up and direct the Corporate Law Division as well as head up our Estate Planning Practice Group at The Rann Law Firm, a Limited Liability Partnership firm wide from our Orange County, California office.
Mr. Gourde was born in 1962. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Utah and in 1987; he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. From 1987 to 1990, he attended the University of UtahÂs College of Law. He was an honorsÂ student and graduated with a Degree of Juris Doctor. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1990 and was also admitted to practice in Washington D.C.
Upon his graduation from law school, Mr. Gourde accepted a litigation associate position with Bonne, Jones, Bridges, Mueller and OÂKeefe, where he specialized in municipal liability claims, medical malpractice claims, and business and employment claims. In 1994, he joined the firm of Ford, Walker, Haggerty & Behar as an associate, specializing in the defense of professional malpractice matters, and in business litigation. He also handled corporate employment matters, contract issues, and business disputes. He joined the firm of Neal, Haushalter & Ray in 2002 as a Senior Associate and Trial attorney.
When Mr. Gourde joined the firm of Neal, Haushalter & Ray, he administered the Trust of a relative, settling the relativeÂs estate and distributing the estate assets. Although Mr. Gourde continued in his role as a business litigation and trial attorney, he developed an expertise in Trust and Estate Planning, and has now become a member of the Trust and Estate Section of the Orange County Bar Association. He has also developed an expertise in business formation and planning issues and in corporate transactions. Mr. Gourde, is involved in charity, has served as Vice President of the Tustin El Dorado Homeowners Association and is an officer of a fraternal organization.
The Rann Law Firm, LLP is a full service law firm handling matters involving Corporate, Criminal, Estate Planning, Family, Immigration, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Wills & Trusts and Tax law matters with offices in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties.
Mr. Gourde may be reached at 1-877-726-6529.
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