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Tom Harold Elke

Tom Harold Elke

Elke & Merchant LLP
  • Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury
  • California
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A San Francisco native, Mr. Elke has counseled thousands of Bay Area residents on tenant law and renters-rights issues. For the past five years in a row, Mr. Elke has been recognized as a Northern California “Rising Star” by SuperLawyers Magazine. He has also been honored on multiple occasions as an Outstanding Volunteer Attorney by the San Francisco Bar Association. In 2016 he was named both a “Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40” by The American Society of Legal Advocates and a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by The National Trial Lawyers. Mr. Elke received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University in 2001 and his law degree from University of California, Los Angeles in 2005. While in law school, Mr. Elke was active in the El Centro legal aid program and received an Imelda Rosenthal Bar Scholarship for Public Interest Law from the California State Bar. He has helped clients secure millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements and has personally tried more than twenty-five jury trials to verdict.

Practice Areas
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
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Professional Experience
Elke & Merchant LLP
- Current
Adjunct Professor
California State University - San Francisco State University
Harvard Univ
Undergraduate Degree
UCLA School of Law
Law Degree
Outstanding Volunteer Attorney
Bar Association of San Francisco Volunteer Legal Services Program
Rising Star
Professional Associations
Bar Association of San Francisco Volunteer Legal Services Program # 203163
- Current
California State Bar # 241187
- Current
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870 Market Street
Suite 1140
San Francisco, CA 94102
Telephone: (415) 294-4111
Fax: (415) 294-4121