Second Annual Warren R. Thoits Community Service Day
Friday November 11, 2011
On Friday November 11, 2011, the long-time Palo Alto law firm, Thoits Love Hershberger & McLean, will hold its second annual Warren R. Thoits Community Service Day.
The employees of Thoits Love Hershberger & McLean www.thoits.com will join Canopy www.canopy.org on Veteran's Day, Friday November 11, 2011, to plant trees at the Veteran's Hospital in Palo Alto www.paloalto.va.gov. The trees will be planted in an area of the VA Hospital grounds currently underutilized due to a lack of shade.
"We are excited about working at the VA Hospital as Warren Thoits served in the US Navy during WWII and would be pleased the firm found a way to support our war veterans who have sacrificed greatly in service to our country." Terrence P. Conner, Shareholder
After the death of the firm's founder, Warren Thoits, in 2010, the firm decided to create an annual community service event to offer its employees an avenue for firm-wide participation to recognize and honor Warren Thoits' invaluable contributions to the firm and his life-long dedication of supporting the Palo Alto community.
Canopy is an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to urban forest care in the Palo Alto community as well as educating and inspiring the community on the importance of urban trees since 1996. Canopy has planted and protected thousands of trees for public enjoyment, health and inspiration.
Thoits Love Hershberger & McLean has been a prominent member of the Palo Alto legal community since 1949 and the Santa Cruz community since 2004. The firm provides sophisticated legal services to businesses, families, and individuals while at the same time also providing personal attention tailored to each client's unique legal needs.
Thoits Love Hershberger & McLean Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
Thoits Love Hershberger & McLean is honored to have five of its distinguished attorneys recognized by Northern California Super Lawyers in 2011 as outstanding in their practice area.
|Michael Curtis||Estate Planning and Probate|
|Richard Ehrman||Estate Planning and Probate|
|Thomas B. Jacob||Real Estate|
|Jeffrey A. Snyder||Employment and Labor, Employment Litigation|
|Andrew Holland||Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation|
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers selects experienced lawyers who have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field.
First Annual Warren R. Thoits Community Service Day
Friday November 12, 2010
The employees of Thoits Love Hershberger & McLean together with the Downtown Streets Team www.streetsteam.org will dedicate their services to the Palo Alto community in honor of Warren Thoits on Friday November 12, 2010. Warren cared deeply about the health, vitality and appearance of the downtown Palo Alto area and was a strong supporter of the Downtown Streets Team during his life.
The Shareholders of the Firm support the creation of an annual community service event with Firm-wide participation to recognize and honor Warren Thoits' lasting contributions to the Firm and his dedication to the Palo Alto community.
The Downtown Streets Team is a non-profit organization founded in Palo Alto in 2005 by city officials, community leaders, and local business owners. The goal of DST is to reduce panhandling, clean and beautify the downtown area, and give homeless people the opportunity to work. Downtown Streets Team members work to keep the streets of Palo Alto clean in exchange for food, shelter, and other services that help them get off the streets and secure permanent employment.
Please click on the YouTube video below for more information about the Downtown Streets Team.
DST webisode interview-Anne Senti-Willis
Thoits Love Hershberger & McLean service teams will also be volunteering at The Opportunity Center of the Mid-Peninsula (InnVision Clara-Mateo) http://www.innvision.org/locations_peninsula.php.
The Palo Alto office of Thoits, Love, Hershberger & McLean is proud to announce that it has been officially certified as a Bay Area Green Business as of May 2010. Green Business status is conferred following on-site verification by the Bay Area Green Business Program greenbiz.abag.ca.gov that the business has implemented important measures to reduce waste, conserve energy and water and prevent pollution in accordance with the Green Business Program standards. The firm appreciates the valuable assistance of Wave 1 Palo Alto, www.waveonepaloalto.org, which provides guidance and resources for businesses seeking Green Business Certification.
Thoits launches legal blog
In March, 2010, the firm launched its blog to provide expert commentary on legal issues and developments that affect individuals and companies in our community. We invite you to visit our blog at www.thoitslaw.com to learn more about legal topics that affect all of our lives and businesses in Silicon Valley and Northern California.