Sheila Wirkus Pendergast

Sheila Wirkus Pendergast

Associate

Sheila Wirkus Pendergast

Associate

Sheila Pendergast has litigated in trial and appellate courts throughout the state for the past ten years and draws on her experience to help her family law clients navigate the legal system.

Sheila brings to family law a wealth of experience analyzing thorny legal issues, counseling clients who face difficult decisions, and persuading courts to rule in her clients’ favor. Her calm demeanor, clear focus, and sense of humor help defuse tense encounters and give her clients peace of mind.

Experience

Downey Brand's family law practice is particularly sensitive to the privacy of its clients, thus the family law group does not discuss specific case results.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2018

Honors And Rankings

  • Completed 30-hour Los Angeles County Bar Association Mediation Training, October 2015
  • Loyola Law School Moot Court Programs, Volunteer Justice, 2008-2013
  • Loyola Law Writing Tutors Program, Tutor
  • Loyola Scholar (full-tuition merit scholarship)

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