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Robert M. Wheatley, Partner

Robert Mack Wheatley was born in 1943 in San Mateo, California.

Growing up initially in Millbrae and then Sacramento, he returned to the Bay Area to attend Stanford University where he played football for two years, boxed for one year, and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, making the Dean’s List and receiving the AFROTC Distinguished Graduate Award his senior year.

Bob went on to attend the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law, while working as a staff assistant for Pacific Bell and junior tax accountant for Touche, Ross & Company, Certified Public Accountants.

After passing the bar examination, Bob joined the Sacramento law firm of Evans, Jackson & Kennedy where, before their appointment, he practiced with now-retired Third District Court of Appeal Justice Hugh A. Evans, ex-District Attorney H. Herbert Jackson, and present United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.

Bob served as President of the Sacramento County Bar Association Young Lawyers, a Sacramento County Superior Court Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem and Judicial Arbitrator, an El Dorado County Superior Court Small Claims and Traffic Judge Pro Tem, and a member of the Sacramento County Bar Fee Arbitration Panel.

Bob has been active in his community as President of the El Dorado Hills Youth Soccer Club, President of El Dorado Hills Rotary, a mentor attorney for the El Dorado Teen Court Program, and is involved in his church as a Sunday School Teacher. He also served as Secretary and Director for the Folsom Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as a Director of the Folsom Economic Development Corporation.

Bob’s hobbies are vintage sports cars, antique electric toy trains, traveling, and hiking.

His practice areas are limited to business and real estate transactions, preparing wills and trusts, probate and trust administration, and ADR.

Mr. Wheatley has an "A-V" rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible under its peer review rating system.

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