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Bill left behind impressive careers in both the private and public sectors to start his own business attorney/consulting practice. His goal was to ensure that both small and large business owners, as well as families, were provided the very best in asset and estate planning protection so that they could be free to commit themselves entirely to their career and loved ones, while simultaneously being free from the fear of potential litigation.

As the president and founder of WFB Legal Consulting Inc., Bill’s every effort is focused on providing the full gamut of business protection and security, by planning and preparing business contracts which are particularized to the specific needs of his clients.

Whether you are trying to provide a startup business with some level of stability, or an established business with fool- proof asset and estate protection, Bill’s wide ranging experience in the litigation field ensures that every potential pitfall will be exposed, so as to avoid litigation at all costs. Nevertheless, should a lawsuit rear its ugly head, Bill’s background as a former Orange County Deputy District Attorney, as well as his extensive civil practice as a partner with Lynberg and Watkins, has involved him in well over 200 cases which have been tried to verdict.

Lastly, as a consultant, Bill’s expertise provides other lawyers with the benefit of objective legal analysis and proficient legal writing skills. In addition to his former position for nearly 10 years as an Associate Professor of Law at PCU College of Law, Bill presents a unique backdrop for anyone seeking to both learn and understand the obligations and opportunities that present themselves in his field of practice.

Business Law Specialties: Asset and Estate Protection Planning Attorney; Employment Law; Litigation Attorney; Legal Consultant for the Legal Profession; Business Strategies and oversight of both small and large businesses and Estates; Professor of Law and Legal Advisor; General Business Contract Preparation.


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Contact info

WFB Legal Consulting, Inc.

Trabuco Canyon
Laguna Hills
Orange County, CA

Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
    29 years, 352 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    29 years, 201 cases
  3. Employment: 20%
    29 years, 176 cases



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  • Denish M Mandalia

    Mr. Bernard's credentials are unquestionable based on his status as a seasoned and highly experience attorney. Further, his willingness and generosity in providing invaluable legal advice to individuals in need is clear and impressive based on his numerous contributions to Avvo users. I endorse this lawyer.


    Denish Mandalia Personal injury Attorney
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  • Michael Leo Potter

    Attorney Bernard brings considerable experience and integrity to bear in helping his Estate Planning clients. We need more attorneys like him - willing to go above and beyond in helping clients plan one of the most important legal tasks in life - that of planning their Estate. He is a credit to the legal profession and I'm happy to endorse him.


    Michael Potter Estate planning Attorney
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Attorney--27 Years ServiceMartindale-Hubbell Directory2013
President's Scholarship AwardWestern State University1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate Professor of LawPacific Coast University College of Law2005 - 2014
Attorney/PartnerLynberg & Watkins1990 - 2008
Deputy District AttorneyOrange County District Attorney's Office1988 - 1990
District Sales ManagerJohnson & Johnson Family of Companies1978 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Martindale HubbellAttorney Member1988 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Association of Orange County Deputy District AttorneysN/AN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Association of Southern California Defense CounselN/A1990 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
O'Conner v. County of OrangeDefended successfully in favor of Business.
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Publication nameTitleDate
NewsletterWhat is a NAPT2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
California State UniversityPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law School Associate ProfessorBusiness Associations; Legal Writing2013
BNI NetworkAsset and Estate Planning Protection Interface2012
Ronnie Kovacs Radio Show--Los Angeles Angels Radio AM 830Estate & Asset Protection Planning2011
Private Money InvestmentsProtection of Wealth Accumulation2011
Jason Hartman's Masters EventAsset Protection & Private Money Investing2010
Trial Advocacy SeminarTrial Tactics1991