Cyndi Claxton & Ava Smoldt Join Hoge Fenton

By Hoge Fenton | 10.19.2022 | Firm Announcements

Cyndi Claxton is a versatile business litigator with federal and state court experience. Her practice includes patent litigation, trade secrets, unfair competition, contract claims, and construction defects. Cyndi is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Group and is a California-licensed attorney admitted to practice in all California District Courts as well as the Western District of Texas.

“I’m pleased to welcome Cyndi to Hoge Fenton. She is an experienced litigator who will make impactful contributions to our practice and other areas of the firm,” says Hoge Fenton Business Litigation Chair, Alison Buchanan.

Learn more about Cyndi, here.

Ava Smoldt is an Estates and Trusts paralegal based in Hoge Fenton’s San Jose office. Ava takes great pride in her work ethic and strives to deliver outstanding quality work to her team and to clients. She is also a notary public with over three years of estates and trusts experience working at various law firms on the Peninsula. Ava’s practice focuses on probate administration and trust post-death administration matters.

“Ava brings a profound dedication to the legal profession. Her experience and skills as a trust and estate paralegal will be of great value to our team and clients,” says Hoge Fenton Estates and Trusts Chairs Denise Chambliss.

Learn more about Ava, here.

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