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I completed my undergraduate education at California State University, Sacramento in 1996.  I completed my post-graduate work at the University of Denver College of Law in 2001 and was licensed to practice law in the State of California in December 2001.  


I am in my 14th year of practice as an attorney, I have developed knowledge in diverse areas of civil litigation including real estate law, community association (HOA) law, employment law, personal injury, business/contract/commercial disputes, construction and insurance law.  My business is primarily centered around Debt Collection, including HOA assessment collection cases, non judicial foreclosures, and Creditor's rights in bankruptcy court.

I am also a licensed California Notary Public, a certified International Tour Guide, a former Colorado Woman's Bar Association Member of the Year (2002), and a Jennifer Robbins Scholarship Recipient. 

I currently volunteer at both the Santa Ana Armory winter shelter and Laura's House Battered Woman's Shelter through the Public Law Center in Orange County California, providing legal aid to indigent members of our community.  I am passionate about helping homeless veterans and spend my free time volunteering with Monday Night Mission in Los Angeles on Skid Row.  


I look forward to serving you!


Languages spoken: English, German

Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
    15 years
  2. Debt Collection: 40%
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    15 years



Hourly ($275-300/hour), contingent (34-40%), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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    Ms. Wakefield is an exceptional litigation attorney. She provides knowledgeable and aggressive representation for individuals and businesses alike. Ms. Wakefield represents numerous Orange and Los Angeles County businesses including medical professionals, contractors, trucking companies and home owner associations. Further, Ms. Wakefield represents individuals in personal injury related matters. Ms. Wakefield is bright, quick, and very effective.


    Tracy Reinmiller Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Cynthia Denise Hackler

    Ms. Wakefield is an amazing attorney, not only is she is a pleasure to work with, she is very professional. I've had the pleasure of working with her at two law firms and together we handled hundreds (if not thousands) of cases. She is an excellent teacher and mentor and I highly recommend and endorse her.


    Cynthia Hackler Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Wakefield Law Firm

1927 Harbor Blvd., Suite 808
Costa Mesa, CA, 92627


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Committee Member of the YearColorado Bar Association2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNeuland, Nordberg, Andrews & Whitney2004 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A2001 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationStudent Member1998 - 2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001