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Wilkie Cheong

Wilkie  Cheong

1925 Century Park East, Suite 800
Los Angeles, California 90067
United States

Telephone: 310-277-4857
Firm: Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Karns
Practice Overview:
Attorneys at Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett have successfully represented clients for thirty years in train accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, insurance bad faith and catastrophic injury and wrongful death actions.

Our active and successful trial practice is conducted on a statewide basis by trial attorneys skilled and experienced in virtually all areas of civil litigation. The attorneys at Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett have tried cases before juries in Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Kern County, Fresno County, Kings County, Santa Clara County, Sacramento County, and the United States District Court.

We have appeared on behalf of our clients in the United States Supreme Court, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th District, United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, United States Court of Claims, Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation and the Appellate Department of the Los Angeles Superior Court.


Professional Profile:
Wilkie thinks that creativity is an under-appreciated and under-utilized aspect of practicing law. Although the law at times appears clear-cut-and-dried, there is still plenty of room for creative thinking. Creativity comes into play, for example, when it comes to presenting a set of facts in a certain light in order to persuade a judge or jury, or to negotiate a favorable contract or settlement for a client.

In his over thirty years of practice, Wilkie has applied the lessons in creativity gleaned from handling almost a thousand cases involving disputes concerning real estate, contracts, insurance coverage and legal malpractice. He has taken approximately 100 of those cases to trial before a judge or jury.

He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Southern California Chapter Chinese American Lawyers Association and the Cowboy Lawyers Association.

He is admitted to practice before all the California courts, the United States District Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Wilkie is well versed on legal disputes involving real estate. He has handled real estate disputes from inception all the way to the United States Supreme Court. He is a licensed real estate broker and has written and lectured on issues involving real estate litigation.

Wilkie graduated cum laude from UCLA, and obtained his law degree from Loyola University School of Law, graduating with honors and selected for membership into the Sir Thomas More Honor Society.

Wilkie has served on Advisory Board and Building Committee of Los Angeles Branch of the American Heart Association and as legal advisor to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California Chapter.

He has a confirmed weakness for sports cars, especially those manufactured in Italy and enjoys skiing, horseback riding, bicycling and scuba diving.

Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Karns has the extensive resources to handle the most complex legal matters, yet is small enough to offer individualized service to our clients.

LawLoyola Law SchoolJD1976

Affiliations & Memberships:
California Bar, 1977
Los Angeles County Bar Association Century City Bar
Association Beverly Hills Bar Association American
Bar Association Southern California Chinese Lawyers
Association Cowboy Lawyers Association (Past President)
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles