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Thoits Law Announces Lease Signing for New Office in Downtown Los Altos – Adds to Palo Alto and Santa Cruz Locations

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July 11, 2014 (Palo Alto, CA) – Thoits Law will be expanding later this year into a brand new building under construction at 400 Main Street in Los Altos, CA, to better meet the needs of its clients.

Located between Foothill Expressway and First Street, Thoits Law’s new office will occupy one of the most visible and accessible locations in downtown Los Altos. The new office will be located in the 31,000 square foot signature building being developed by the Jeff Morris Group. The new building will contain professional services office space on the second floor, high-end commercial and retail space at street level, and ample surface and underground parking. The building is expected to obtain LEED CS Silver equivalent certification.

Thoits Law, a Palo Alto-based firm since its founding in 1949 by two Stanford Law School graduates, David Samuels and Warren Thoits, will be retaining office space in the downtown Palo Alto area.

Thoits Law has been a prominent member of the Palo Alto legal community for over 65 years, providing personalized, top quality legal service to its clients in most areas of the law, with particular emphasis and expertise in trusts and estates, business entity formation and business transactions work, business litigation, intellectual property, real estate, and employment law matters.

Below is a rendering of 400 Main Street with Foothill Expressway in the foreground.


For more information, contact: Terry Conner

Second Annual Warren R. Thoits Community Service Day Friday November 11, 2011

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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 will join Canopy on Veteran’s Day, Friday November 11, 2011, to plant trees at the Veteran’s Hospital in Palo Alto 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

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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
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

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The employees of Thoits Love Hershberger & McLean together with the Downtown Streets Team 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)