Thomas C. Clark graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1974 – having majored in anthropology and biological sciences. As an undergraduate, Mr. Clark was honored to have one of his papers published in one of the University’s prestigious archaeological journals. After a year of graduate work at Brigham Young University (Provo), Mr. Clark worked at BYU as a professional palynologist (analyzing modern and fossil pollen).
Mr. Clark was invited to attend the Brigham Young University Law School, from which he graduated in 1978. While in law school, Mr. Clark was the editor of several publications and assisted with civil litigation and criminal prosecutions for the Provo City Attorney. In that capacity, he conducted more than forty trials.
Mr. Clark was admitted to practice law in California in 1979. He was also admitted to practice in the U.S. Federal District Court – Central and Eastern Districts – in California.
Initially, Mr. Clark worked in the Santa Barbara law firm of Haws, Record & Williford focusing on criminal defense, family law, and civil litigation, and eventually became a partner in that firm. A fifth generation Northern Californian, Mr. Clark was pleased to return to Northern California in 1987 as a partner in Wells, Call, Clark, Bennett & Clawson, specializing solely in civil litigation.
Mr. Clark is active in community and scholarly endeavors. For more than twenty years he has served as a volunteer small claims court judge in Solano County. For more than seventeen years Mr. Clark has been a member of the Solano County Historical Records Commission – often serving as the Commission chair or secretary.
Having lived for two years in Central America and later teaching Spanish at a language institute, Mr. Clark is bilingual and is proud to represent many Spanish speaking clients. At present, Mr. Clark is exclusively engaged in representing plaintiffs in personal injury actions.