Bruce A. Pence III



University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 2015
University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., 2011



State Bar of California
Santa Barbara County Bar Association

Bruce joined the firm in 2018 as an associate in the firm’s Estate Planning group.  His practice includes Conservatorships, Incapacity, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration.  He has extensive experience in Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration.

Prior to joining the firm, Bruce clerked in the criminal division of the High Court of Uganda, worked with a women’s rights group in Uganda and conducted enforcement actions at the California Fair Political Practices Commission.

Bruce is an avid hiker, surfer, skier, swimmer, sailor and triathlete.  In the summer he volunteers at local ocean swimming events.

Representative Experience

Advised a major Santa Barbara area nonprofit on corporate operations.  Guided dozens of trustees through complex multi-million dollar trust administrations.  Worked with international clients to complete multi-national trust administrations.