Thomas Beck is a founding partner of Thon, Beck, Vanni, Callahan & Powell, a Pasadena law firm. Tom, who was the board chair in 2008, received his undergraduate degree from Loyola Marymount University and his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School. Tom is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Pasadena Bar Association (President 1996-1997), and the Los Angeles County Bar Association (Board of Trustees 1996-1998). He served as President of the Irish American Bar Association in 2003. In 2008, Tom was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers and received the Consumers Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Award of Merit. Tom is also is a member of the Los Angeles Superior Court Bench and Bar Committee and a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Consumer Attorneys of California.