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Sacramento Attorney
Gene E. Pendergast, Jr., Esq.

Phone: 916.228.7755


Languages: English

Gene E. Pendergast, Jr. is Of Counsel to the firm. Mr. Pendergast has been practicing in the probate court in Sacramento County and surrounding counties for more than 40 years. He has handled numerous complex estate, trust, and conservatorship matters and disputes. In the real estate area, he has represented mortgage bankers, developers, landlords, tenants and property owners.

Mr. Pendergast received his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1964. His undergraduate degree is from the University of California at Davis, where he majored in political science. Mr. Pendergast has been in private practice since 1965, having become Of Counsel to Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, LLP, in 2000.

Practice Areas

  • Business Entities & Transactions
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Real Estate, Construction and Land Use
  • Tax


  • University of California, Berkeley (including Boalt Hall School of Law) – LL.B. (1964)
  • University of California, Davis – A.B. (1961)

Areas of Current Emphasis

Mr. Pendergast focuses his practice on estate planning and administration and real estate matters.

Professional and Business Affiliations

Mr. Pendergast has served as president and as a board member of numerous non-profit organizations. He is a former member of the Board of Regents of the University of California and Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Selection of Regents of the University of California.

Admitted to Practice

Mr. Pendergast is licensed to practice in all California state courts.

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Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, LLP

400 Capitol Mall
Twenty-Second Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

Law Firm Contact: David A. Frenznick / Stephen K. Marmaduke

Tel: 916.228.7755

Fax: 916.442.6664


Member Since: 2010

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