John H. Pentecost

John H. Pentecost

John H. Pentecost

Shareholder & Managing Partner
Santa Ana, California
714-619-7081 (Direct phone)

John Pentecost has been with Hart King since 1988 and is a group leader in the firm's manufactured housing practice. He has handled hundreds 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.

Areas of Practice

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

Bar Admissions

  • 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


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

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 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)