General Civil Litigation & Transactional Practice
Real Property: Damages and specific performance actions, including express and prescriptive easements and rights of way, slander of title, quiet title, sales disputes, real estate broker liability, contractor liability, CC&R’s and homeowner association liability. Primarily in Sacramento, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, & Yolo Counties.TIMOTHY E. HODGSON
General Business: Breach of contract, unfair competition, B&P 17200, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, covenants not to compete, B&P 16600, corporate, partnership and LLC formations, disputes and dissolutions.
Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secret: Registration, cancellation and infringement litigation, advertising injury.
Franchise: Registration including UFOC preparation. Franchise litigation in state and federal courts including breach of franchise agreement, termination, Lanham Act violations, CFIL violations. Avoiding unconscionable arbitration and venue clauses.
Admissions To Practice & Memberships
California State Bar
California State Courts
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Trademark Trial & Appeal Board
Juris Doctor Conferred 1983
University of the Pacific • McGeorge School of Law Sacramento, California
University of California • Davis, California
Member of the law firm of Hodgson & Straight, Sacramento, California from 1985 - 2003
Attorney at Law
3620 American River Drive
Sacramento, California 95864
Telephone: (916) 488-3616
Facsimile: (916) 488-6342