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Patricia Ann Gregory - #226239

Current Status:  Disbarred

This member is prohibited from practicing law in California by order of the California Supreme Court.

See below for more details.

Profile Information

The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California.

Bar Number: 226239    
Address: 20130 Monte Vista St
Apple Valley, CA 92130
Phone Number: (760) 720-2252
Fax Number: (760) 720-2253
e-mail: opwol@ricsrfbw.orgsbno@ceyock.comytmn@jgdbyeug.govpgregorylaw@gmail.comwtwhcwjp@eeqonen.comcpughfl@dbwkssy.govibfe@ghywpg.combofbn@oisgyhd.orgfkfys@plf.comfgwlbj@htn.orgdknrbntau@qupmj.netifmpguue@ekotr.comclnsnnwor@ruwacu.govgfwkmja@yjkkfmy.comlaujrq@ujg.comyqfbc@qwpkahi.comjafd@ffj.comosfcfngmm@wswqi.comtwwiowl@nigq.govmsnulckc@nwo.net 
County: San Diego
Undergraduate School: St Bonaventure Univ; St Bonaventure NY
District: District 4    
Sections: None Law School: Thomas Jefferson SOL; San Diego CA

Status History

Effective Date Status Change
Present Disbarred
8/18/2012 Disbarred  
3/19/2011 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA  
8/7/2003 Admitted to The State Bar of California

Explanation of member status

Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California

Effective DateDescriptionCase NumberResulting Status

Disciplinary and Related Actions

Overview of the attorney discipline system.

8/18/2012 Disbarment 09-O-12766 Disbarred 
5/13/2012 Interim suspension after conviction 11-C-16977 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA 
3/19/2011 Ordered inactive 09-O-12766 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA 

Administrative Actions

This member has no public record of administrative actions.

Copies of official attorney discipline records are available upon request.

Explanation of common actions

State Bar Court Cases

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Effective Date Case Number Description
8/18/2012 09-O-12766 Decision [PDF] [WORD]

California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries

Summaries from the California Bar Journal are based on discipline orders but are not the official records. Not all discipline actions have associated CBJ summaries. Copies of official attorney discipline records are available upon request.

August 18, 2012

PATRICIA ANN GREGORY [#], 62, of Carlsbad was disbarred Aug. 18, 2012, and was ordered to comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court.

A three-judge State Bar Court review panel upheld a hearing judge’s findings that Gregory misappropriated more than $112,000 from two clients. She appealed a hearing judge’s recommendation that she be disbarred and make restitution of more than $100,000 to two clients. She denied misappropriating any funds, saying they were earned and properly collected as fees.

In one matter, she received $188,325 from the sale of her divorce client’s home, but withdrew more than $85,000 for personal expenses and allowed the balance in her trust account to drop to $239. In the second case, the court found she failed to maintain client funds in trust and committed acts of moral turpitude.

Gregory also pleaded guilty in January 2012 in San Diego superior court to felony embezzlement and advertising her legal services without a license, a misdemeanor. She initially was charged with 11 felonies, including fraud and grand theft, for allegedly stealing from her clients. Eight charges were dropped and two were reduced to misdemeanors. She was sentenced in February to one year in jail and five years of probation. Gregory has been on interim suspension since May 13.

May 13, 2012

PATRICIA ANN GREGORY [#226239], 62, of Carlsbad was placed on interim suspension May 13, 2012, after convictions for felony embezzlement and advertising her legal services without a license, a misdemeanor. The State Bar Court has recommended her disbarment.

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