Women-Owned Business

JOSEPH R. HOLMES

JOSEPH R. HOLMES is an Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office.

Practice Areas
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Wage and Hour Class Action
  • General Civil Litigation
Education

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 2016
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 2013

Bar Admissions

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Tharpe & Howell, LLP welcomes Partner Frank A. Magnanimo

Tharpe & Howell, LLP is pleased to announce that Frank A. Magnanimo has joined the Firm as a Partner in its Labor and Employment Practice Group.

Frank brings over 27 years of diversified experience in the labor and employment field. Frank’s practice encompasses a wide range of employment matters including the defense of wage and hour class actions, PAGA, as well as claims of discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination. Frank also provides advice and counsel to his clients and assists with the preparation of employee handbooks, anti-harassment training, workplace investigations, and related issues. Read More

PAAL (PAUL) H. BAKSTAD

PAAL (PAUL) H. BAKSTAD is a Senior Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office.

Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
Education 

J.D., Loyola Law School, 2000
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1993

Bar Admissions 

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PERRY E. RHOADS

PERRY E. RHOADS is a Senior Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office.

Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Subrogation
Education 

J.D., Southwestern Law School, 1999
B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1996

Bar Admissions 

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Tharpe & Howell, LLP Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Tharpe & Howell, LLP, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women Business Enterprise Council-West, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

The WBENC standard of certification implemented by the Women Business Enterprise Council-West is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women. Read More