Sean Patrick Gjerde

Sean Patrick Gjerde

Family Law Attorney

AVVO

RATING

1.0

This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

Answers and Advice

47 questions answered.

About Me

I am a family law attorney who is local to Elk Grove which is a bedroom community of Sacramento.  I have worked on hundreds of divorce and custody clients over the years.  I am registered with Sacramento County for court appointed counseling working in Probate and Family Law court. 

 

 

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Dishonest Attorney Sentenced to prison! Woohoo!!!!

Posted by: a Child Support client 6 months ago.

I would give no stars is I could. This guy is the stereotypical sleazy lawyer. He's currently barred from practicing law in California. He ripped off...

Never hire him, money sucker.

Posted by: a Family client over 2 years ago.

I hired Gjerde for family matter, he was awful, never send for me any bill, just asking for money . Never sent for me any copy of any documents. His...
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Endorsements

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James Patrick Chandler
James Chandler

Sonoma, CA

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I have known and worked with Sean for many years. Sean is passionate about protecting the rights of his clients. As lawyers, we cannot always get...
Derek John King
Derek King

Sacramento, CA

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

I endorse this lawyer because we were able to effect an amicable and equitable resolution in a Sacramento County divorce case. I found Mr. Gjerde to...
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Résumé

License

2001 License Status: Disbarred for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014

4 Citations found

In 2014 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of California.

Citation type: Disbarment

Disbarment is the most serious penalty for a lawyer. If this attorney is currently practicing law, you should contact the California State Bar to understand the reasons for disbarment.

In 2013 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of California.

Citation type: Interim suspension after conviction

This means the attorney temporarily lost his or her license to practice law while the State investigates whether the attorney should be disciplined. The suspension typically expires when the investigation is resolved.

In 2012 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of California.

Citation type: Inactive - Irreparable injury

This means the attorney's conduct has posed harm to the community or to clients. The attorney is not allowed to practice law until the problem gets resolved.

In 2011 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of California.

Citation type: Discipline with actual suspension

This sanction means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Sean’s comment: Was told to take a suspension when I did nothing wrong

Awards

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2008 Family Law Lawyer of the Year

Consumer Business Reveiw


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Portfolio

Publications

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2010 Homeowners claim bank prefers FDIC bailout over house payments

News 10 Sacramento

2010 OneWest Bank accused of pushing home loan borrowers into foreclosure

Sacramento Bee

Speaking Engagements

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2004 Estate Planning

at Estate Planning Masters

2004 Estate Planning

at Estate Planning Masters