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William B. DeClercq, Esq.

 

William B. DeClercq, Esq.

Mr. DeClercq is an experienced civil litigator and business advisor who resolves disputes through traditional and alternative fora, with emphases in complex commercial disputes and real property actions. Representative engagements have included creative resolution of actions relating to mortgage  lending practices, foreclosure, real estate valuation, contract interpretation and enforcement, construction disputes, claims of breach of fiduciary duty, consumer class actions, tort claims including CERCLA and state environmental torts, commercial lease disputes, and patent enforcement.

Mr. DeClercq's clients have included a broad range of entities, from entrepreneurs private individuals, to businesses large and small, and Fortune 500 companies, such as large banking and financial services companies, real estate investment trusts, and federal government agencies. He delivers his valued clients results by emphasizing practical and cost-effective solutions to challenging legal problems.

Mr. DeClercq has been selected as a "Super Lawyers Rising Star" (an honor conferred on less than 3% of practicing attorneys in California), and has been profiled by Rocket Lawyer in its On Call Attorney Spotlight. He is proud of his work in pro bono and public interest representation, including adoptions, unlawful detainer defense and disability rights advocacy.

Most important, Mr. DeClercq is pleased by, and proud of, his life's work as husband to his wife, Nicole Tetreault, and as father to their son, Spencer.
 


Peter Wucetich, Esq.

Peter 
Wucetich, Esq.

During his legal career, Mr. Wucetich has handled many high profile cases with cases being brought to trial in the areas of banking litigation, criminal law, dangerous condition of public property, employment litigation, fraud, insurance coverage litigation, insurance bad faith litigation [first & third party], real estate litigation, police misconduct, legal malpractice and medical malpractice and personal injury. 

Since admission to the State Bar of California in December of 1976, Mr. Wucetich has participated as lead counsel in more than 200 jury trials.  Mr. Wucetich has presented the following entities:  AAA, Mercury Insurance Group; Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, State Farm Insurance Company, Reserve Insurance Company, and Budget Rent A Car.  Some verdicts have been published in national periodicals.  He was co-counsel in a significant case wherein he represented the County of Los Angeles in the case of Geffen versus the County of Los Angeles, a quadriplegic case involving the dangerous condition of public property.   He was lead trial counsel in a police misconduct case entitled Tolleson versus the City of West Covina wherein the plaintiff obtained a verdict of 5.7 million dollars against the City of West Covina.

 

Tracy Wong

 

Tracy Wong, Esq.

Tracy Wong received her J.D. from Southwestern Law School in 2012.  Ms. Wong has broad experience in immigration law.  As a law clerk at Southwestern's Immigration Law Clinic, she worked on U-Visa and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) cases, helping victims of abuse and violence receive immigration relief.  In addition, she has helped numerous applicants file for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angles (CHIRLA).  As a frequent volunteer at the naturalization clinics held by the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), she has helped countless Green Card holders file for citizenship.  After graduating law school, Ms. Wong also worked as a law clerk at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office in the Organized Crime Division before working at DeClercq Law Group as of counsel.  She is also currently an associate at Obagi and Stodder LLP.

Ms. Wong received her B.A. in Philosophy, magna cum laude, from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona.  She is currently admitted to practice law in the State of California, and before the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

 

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