Thomas M. Donovan has over 40 years of legal experience in civil matters, including land use, business litigation, products liability, personal injury and labor law. He was appointed to serve as a Hearing Examiner for Board of Rights hearings by the L.A. Police Commission in August 2021.
Mr. Donovan has served as a Temporary Hearing Examiner for the City of L.A. Dept. of Transportation and as a Temporary Judge for the L.A. Superior Court. Mr. Donovan has a long history of community service. He served on the WLA Community-Police Advisory Board from 1997-2014. He was appointed to the WLA Area Planning Commission in 2009. He was reappointed in 2014 and elected President, serving until September 2016. He also served on the Board of Directors for the WLA-Sawtelle Neighborhood Council from 2007-2016 and the Westside Residents Assoc. from 1983-2007.