Thomas Damien Pamilla - #259931
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Law Offices of Thomas D. Pamilla, APC
3100 Mowry Ave
Fremont, CA 94538-1509
|Phone Number:||(510) 251-8080|
|Fax Number:||(510) 797-8088|
||Undergraduate School:||Univ of California Santa Barbara; CA|
|Sections:||None||Law School:||Thomas Jefferson SOL; San Diego CA|
Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California
Disciplinary and Related Actions
|Effective Date||Description||Case Number||Resulting Status|
|11/18/2011||Discipline w/actual suspension||10-O-00321||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
|This member has no public record of administrative actions.|
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|Effective Date||Case Number||Description|
|10/22/2013||10-O-321||Modification Order [PDF]|
|1/23/2012||10-O-00321||Order re Costs [PDF]|
|11/18/2011||10-O-00321||Stipulation [PDF] [HTML]|
California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries
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November 18, 2011
THOMAS DAMIEN PAMILLA [#259931], 30, of Phoenix was suspended for two years, stayed, placed on two years of probation with a one-year actual suspension and he was ordered to take the MPRE within one year and comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court. The order took effect Nov. 18, 2011.Pamilla stipulated to three counts of misconduct in each of 20 loan modification cases. For about three weeks in 2009, he was the principal attorney for a loan modification company entitled Waypoint Law Group, a company operated by nonlawyers. The firm advertised its services on radio, television and the Internet. He received a $100 fee from the clients in question, none of whom lived in California. Pamilla was not authorized to practice in any other state.The clients were in Hawaii, Arizona, New York, Tennessee, New Jersey, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. They paid Waypoint a total of $67,551.Pamilla stipulated that he collected illegal fees, shared fees with nonlawyers and was grossly negligent in holding himself out to practice in jurisdictions where he was not admitted.In mitigation, he cooperated with the bar’s investigation, presented letters attesting to his good character, demonstrated remorse and was employed by Waypoint for a very short time.