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Thomas R. Kroesche



Thomas R. Kroesche is Martindale Hubbell AV Rated. His practice areas include real estate transactions (with an emphasis on leasing, sales, property management, financing, and development), lending and commercial law (including advising institutional lenders, private money lenders, and venture capital groups), and business entity formation and structuring (including corporations, limited liability companies, and investment partnerships).

Mr. Kroesche serves as general business and real estate counsel to businesses, individuals, and companies located throughout the United States, has taught courses in business and international law on the graduate level, and serves on the advisory boards of several businesses, educational institutions, and private foundations. He frequently lectures and serves on discussion panels in various industries (including the manufactured housing, venture capital, and restaurant industries).



Mr. Kroesche served as the senior transactional partner with Cooksey, Toolen, Gage, Duffy & Woog in Costa Mesa, California, from 1999 to 2015. He also served as the Managing Attorney of a real estate and corporate law firm in Newport Beach, California, from 1986 to 1999. 

Mr. Kroesche graduated from the University of Utah with Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Utah Graduate School Of Business, a law degree (JD) from the University of Utah College Of Law, and a Masters of Tax Law (LLM) from the University of Denver School Of Law.

He is admitted to the California, Utah, and Texas State Bars; the U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California, the District of Utah, and the U.S. Tax Court.



  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Corporate and Entity formation & Structuring
  • Commercial and Lending Law



  • University of Utah, BA -1976, MBA - 1982, JD - 1982
  • University of Denver, LLM (Taxation) - 1984