Gene E. Pendergast, Jr. has been practicing in the probate court in Sacramento County and surrounding counties for over 50 years. His practice focuses on estate planning and administration, and real estate matters.
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.
Gene 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. Gene has been in private practice since 1965, having become Of Counsel to Wilke Fleury in 2000.
Estate of Callnon 70 Cal 2d 150
Azevedo v Abel 264 Cal App 2d 451.
Licenses and Admissions
Gene is admitted to practice before the following courts:
All California state courts
Eastern District and Ninth Circuit of the federal courts
Professional Involvement and Memberships
California State Bar, Business Law, Real Property, and Trust and Estates Sections: Member
Sacramento County Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning and the Real Property Sections: Member
Presentations and Publications
Civic and Community Involvement
Gene has served as president and as a board member of numerous non-profit organizations, including:
University of California
Board of Regents Member
Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Selection of Regents