Attorney Licensee Profile
Linda Lenore Wilgus #112204
This licensee is prohibited from practicing law in California by order of the California Supreme Court.
License Status: Disbarred
Address: 198 W Linda Mesa, Danville, CA 94526
County: Contra Costa County
Phone Number: (925) 837-0186
Fax Number: Not Available
Email: Not Available
Law School: San Francisco Law Sch; San Francisco CA
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February 12, 2000
LINDA LENORE WILGUS [#112204], 56, of Danville was disbarred Feb. 12, 2000, and was ordered to comply with rule 955.Wilgus did not file with the Supreme Court the rule 955 affidavit required by a 1998 disciplinary order. Her disbarment was recommended in a default hearing.The earlier discipline involved three client matters in which Wilgus failed to perform legal services competently, respond to client inquiries or communicate with a client. She also bounced several checks written against her client trust account, and did not cooperate with the bar’s investigation of her conduct.
June 12, 1998
LINDA LENORE WILGUS [#112204], 55, of Danville was suspended for two years, stayed, placed on three years of probation with an actual nine-month suspension, and was ordered to take the MPRE within one year and comply with rule 955. The order took effect June 12, 1998.In a default hearing, the State Bar Court found that Wilgus committed several acts of misconduct.In a personal injury case, she did not file a civil complaint before the statute of limitations ran. In that matter, her client and the client's doctor executed a lien providing for the doctor to be paid from the proceeds of any settlement. The case never settled, and the doctor was never paid.The court found that Wilgus failed to perform legal services competently and respond to her client's inquiries.In a probate matter, Wilgus did not complete the probate during the more than three years that she was counsel of record for an estate. She failed to communicate with her client.In another matter, Wilgus committed moral turpitude by bouncing several checks written on her client trust account.In all three cases, Wilgus did not cooperate with the bar's investigation.
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