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Thomas P. Griffin, Jr.


Tom Griffin’s practice focuses on the areas of business formations, secured transactions, business and real estate litigation, bankruptcy, and collections.

Mr. Griffin received his Bachelor of Science Degree (cum laude) from Santa Clara University in 1988, and obtained his Juris Doctor (with distinction) from McGeorge School of Law in 1991. Upon graduation from McGeorge, Mr. Griffin was awarded the Order of the Coif and became a member of the Traynor Honor Society. He joined the law firm of Hefner, Stark & Marois in 1991. He became a partner of the firm in 2000.

Since 1991, Mr. Griffin has practiced extensively in the area of business formations, secured transactions, business and real estate litigation and bankruptcy representing debtors, creditors, creditors committees and trustees. He has given seminars and has served as a guest lecturer in the areas of bankruptcy, foreclosure and commercial law. Mr. Griffin is licensed to practice in the state of California, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Griffin is President of the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum. Also, Mr. Griffin is a past president and board member of River Park Youth Baseball. He is a member of the Alumni Association and a fund-raiser for Jesuit High in Sacramento. Mr. Griffin has been a youth sports coach since 2000 and was a member of the Active 20-30 Club No. 1 of Sacramento from 1992-2002.