Who Is Dennis Wilson?

In 1968, the Kansas City Athletics moved to Oakland, Dennis Wilson graduated from Stanford University Law School, and he took the California bar examination that Fall. Dennis became a licensed attorney in the State of California in January 1969. After returning in 1970 from a tour in Vietnam with an honorable discharge, Dennis has represented clients in Sacramento County, Placer County, El Dorado County, Amador County, Butte County, Monterey County, Marin County, Tulare County, San Joaquin County, Yolo County, the City and County of San Francisco, Los Angeles County, San Diego County, Fresno County, Orange County, Riverside County, Yuba County, Sutter County, and Lake County.

Licenses, professional organizations and certifications

In addition to his license to practice law in California state courts, Dennis has been admitted to practice in the following courts:

  • Federal Eastern District Court of California
  • Central District Court of California

Also, outside California he has appeared in the Nevada Federal U.S District Court, District of Nevada; tried a case in the Federal U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; mediated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and arbitrated in Hartford, Connecticut.

Professional and community organizations:

  • Certified by the California State Bar as a Family Law Specialist
  • Instructor, Continuing Legal Education courses to family law attorneys
  • American Bar Association Family Law Section
  • American Bar Association Litigation Section
  • California State Bar Association Family Law Section
  • California State Bar Association Litigation Section
  • Sacramento County Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Sacramento County Bar Association Litigation Section
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Published in the Sacramento County Bar Association Family Law Section Counselor

Litigation cases

Dennis focuses on cases which involve litigation; for example, a litigated divorce case in which there is a dispute about the division of a retirement account, real property or some other type of property between the spouses, custody, or support. Other examples would be a disputed corporate dissolution proceeding, a commercial unlawful detainer action, a specific performance lawsuit, a breach of contract action, a trust lawsuit, a personal injury lawsuit, or an appeal. Nearly every litigation matter really comes down to the division of money or property among people, and Dennis Wilson has concentrated his practice in this vital area.