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John H. Pentecost

John H. Pentecost

  • Shareholder & Managing Partner

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Practice Areas:

  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Manufactured Housing
  • Real Estate Litigation


John Pentecost is currently a shareholder and managing partner of Hart Kienle Pentecost. He has been with Hart Kienle Pentecost since 1988. He is the group leader of the firm’s manufactured housing practice. He has had substantial amount of trials in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties, including numerous commercial, RV park and mobilehome park tenant evictions. John has over thirty years of experience in defending class actions ranging from lease dispute issues to state and federal discrimination issues and failure to maintain lawsuits. He assists his clients in subdivision conversions and park closures, ground lease negotiations and litigation. John is experienced in homeowners' association law (HOA's) and assisting real estate brokers relative to commission and liability issues.


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1981
  • California State Polytechnic University – Pomona
    • B.S. - 1977
    • Honors: cum laude

Bar Admission

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Professional Associations

  • California State Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Manufactured Housing Educational Trust (MHET), Former Board Advisor
  • Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI)
  • Manufactured Housing Institute-California Chapter (CMHI)
  • National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC)
  • Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association (WMA)
  • California Mobilehome Parkowners Alliance (CMPA)
  • California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC)