Thomas Gonzalez is a partner in our litigation group and handles tort claims and business disputes for both plaintiffs and defendants. Additionally, he has tried civil jury cases as well as conducted administrative hearings regarding licensure issues for physicians and nurses.
He is also an author, publishing several books on art investing and market value analysis.
Early Life and Education
Gonzales found success fighting off poverty as an amateur and professional boxer, participating in Chicano Movement politics as well as civil rights activism. Additionally, he wrote the epic poem Yo Soy Joaquin that immortalizes him.
He has litigated and tried civil jury cases involving personal injury and wrongful death claims, copyright infringement, aviation insurance disputes, air ambulance contract disagreements and electric utility contracts. Additionally, he has conducted licensure investigations for physicians, nurses and other healthcare practitioners before their respective state boards.
Gonzalez joined the board of Once Upon A Room, an organization which decorates hospital rooms for children receiving long-term treatments, in 2011. Since then he has traveled the country recruiting hospitals that will participate in these room decoration events.
Gonzalez has represented physicians and nurses before their respective professional boards in licensure investigations, handled licensure investigations for them before licensure boards, litigated complex commercial disputes including copyright infringement claims, aviation insurance claims disputes, air ambulance contract disputes and electric utility contracts. He has briefed and argued appeals in Florida’s First, Fourth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal as well as briefing and arguing appeals with Florida’s First, Fourth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal.
As sheriff, he expanded the agency’s homelessness outreach teams and crime reduction units across all patrol districts. Furthermore, he prioritized innovation and collaboration in regards to mental illness treatment for inmates, including creating a telehealth program giving deputies real-time access to behavioral health clinicians; additionally a dedicated traffic crime unit was implemented in Thomasville Georgia to curb road rage incidents and street racing; currently residing there as of now.
Achievement and Honors
Gonzalez is dedicated to music pedagogy and transnational community work as ways of creating positive life experiences that build character. Her scholarship has earned numerous commissions, awards and recognitions.
Gonzalez has performed with artists such as Los Lobos and Quetzal Flores as a professional musician. Additionally, she has participated in international collaborative projects with Jarocho musicians from Veracruz, Mexico.
Thomas Gonzales is represented by East West Literary Agency. His colored pencil-and-pastel illustrations for Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah’s bestseller 14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy received five-star reviews from School Library Journal and were described as exquisite by School Library Review. Thomas lives near Atlanta with his family.
He is an AV-rated partner of the firm’s litigation group, representing companies and individuals alike in tort claims and business disputes. Additionally, he has conducted licensure investigations including representation of physicians, nurses and healthcare practitioners before their respective professional boards.
Gonzalez, an illustrator, designer and portrait artist born in Spain who moved with his family to the US at age 10, attended Atlanta School of Art (now Savannah College of Art and Design) where he earned numerous advertising and design-related awards. Gonzalez’ colored pencil and pastel illustrations for 14 Cows for America, Seven and Half Tons of Steel and Countdown were given starred reviews in School Library Journal among numerous other accolades.
At 71 years old, this actor boasts a net worth of $6 Million. While his filmography includes several movies and series credits, more interestingly enough he has also been involved in some highly contentious divorce proceedings.
He first married Alma Gonzales in 1975 but the relationship eventually disbanded in 1993. That year he met Georgiana Bischoff from Santa Fe art dealer Georgiana Bischoff who eventually became his wife for six years until 1993 when they divorced again. Gweneth Gonzalez Thomas and Pilar Alma Thomas as well as Montana Thomas are their daughters together.
At present, he lives with his family in Santa Fe and appears quite content in life, preferring a life free from public appearances for now. Additionally, he’s an outstanding actor.