Sheila is certified as a specialist in Appellate Law by the State Bar of California. She is a Sacramento-based attorney with a statewide appellate practice, and has appeared in all six appellate districts of the California Courts of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Sheila helps her clients course correct while still in the trial court, appeals unfavorable judgments and orders, and protects favorable judgments that have been appealed.

Sheila Pendergast
Sheila’s clients seek her out for her honest counsel about their appellate options and the scope of appellate relief. They trust her to guide them through a complex and unfamiliar process, advocate their positions in the appellate courts, and encourage settlement if it’s in their best interest.

Sheila strives to advocate with integrity. She considers it an honor and a privilege to give her clients a voice in the appellate courts while contributing to the development of the law.