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I am an associate at Lincoln, Gustafson & Cercos in the San Diego, California office. [We also have offices in Nevada and Arizona] I was born and raised in San Diego.  I am a graduate of University of San Diego High School (now Cathedral). I obtained my undergraduate degree in Law and Society with an emphasis in Criminal Justice from The University of California at Santa Barbara and attended law school at the University of San Diego School of Law. I currently reside in San Diego with my husband and daughter.  In my free time I run, play soccer and love spending time with my family enjoying all that this beautiful city has to offer.


My practice areas include Trust and Estate Litigation; Probate; Conservatorships and Guardianships; Estate Planning; Construction Defect, and Personal Injury Litigation; Landlord-Tenant Disputes; Corporate and Business Transactions and Compliance; Intellectual Property – Trademarks; and Contract review, Formation and Disputes.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    1 year
  2. Litigation: 20%
    1 year
  3. Guardianship: 10%
  4. Probate: 10%
    1 year
  5. Business: 10%
    1 year

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    I endorse Darcie for probate related matters. We've had one difficult case together and she has handled it, and herself, very well under the difficult circumstances.


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Contact info

Lincoln, Gustafson, & Cercos

550 W. C Street
Suite 1400
San Diego, CA, 92101


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateLincoln Gustafson & Cercos2007 - Present
AssociateAnderholt & Storey2004 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar Association, Estate Planning Trust and Probate SectionMember2013 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
NewsletterLincoln, Gustafson & Cercos, LLP2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of California - Santa BarbaraLaw & SocietyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Small Business SemniarTrademarking2014