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Welcome to Prenovost, Normandin, Bergh & Dawe

A Full Service Civil Litigation Law Firm Headquartered in Orange County, California
Prenovost, Normandin, Bergh & Dawe, A Professional Corporation, is very proud of making the 2014 list, Orange County’s Top Law Firms as published in the Orange County Business Journal on Friday, January 20th, 2014. Prenovost, Normandin, Bergh & Dawe was ranking in the top 50 the previous four years also.

The Partners of Prenovost, Normandin, Bergh & Dawe are pleased to announce that Karel Rocha has made Full Equity Partner at the firm, as of January 1, 2015

firm_karel_rochaMr. Rocha was admitted to the State Bar of California in January of 2001 and joined Prenovost, Normandin as an associate in 2007. Since then he has represented banks, credit unions, lending institutions, escrow companies and various corporate clients in civil litigation, bankruptcy, and transactional matters. Mr. Rocha has first-chair bench and jury trial experience and has also been a panelist speaker at various escrow and credit union seminars. Mr. Rocha also works with his various clients on compliance issues related to the CFPB, and all manner of consumer protection laws at the State and Federal level.

2014 CONGRATULATIONS Mr. Roddy-Normandin

firm_tom_normandinMr.Roddy-Normandin has been selected to be part of the 2014 Irish Legal 100, a listing of the leading figures in law across the United States. Additionally, on October 29th, there will be an exclusive fall event and award ceremony at the home of the Irish ambassador by special invitation only. The specifics will be announced in the coming weeks.


Prenovost, Normandin, Bergh & Dawe, A Professional Corporation, was founded in 1983. The firm is “AV” rated by the National Lawyer Rating Service at Martindale-Hubbell and is ranked “preeminent” in the field of Civil Litigation, Banking & Bankruptcy. PNBD specializes in Banking, Construction, Credit Unions, Insurance, Financial Services, Realtors, Automobile Lending and Dealerships.


We share the belief that it is an honor and a privilege to practice law. In attempting to attain our goal of providing our clients the best possible representation, we strive always to be mindful of the highest professional and ethical standards of the bar.

We know that our success is never measurable in dollars, but rather is a function of our unwavering adherence to the principles of honesty, integrity and dignity in the discharge of our professional responsibilities.

In earning and keeping the trust of our clients, the bench, our peers and each other, we have the confidence to diligently and aggressively meet the challenges we face with the clarity of vision and peace of mind that comes naturally from living our lives in accordance with the principles we hold dearly.


Tom Prenovost and Karel Rocha will be the Saturday Morning Key Speakers at the 2015 Annual California Credit Union Collectors Council Educational Conference this October in Long Beach (Read More…)
Courtney Winzeler Name Laura’s House 2014 Legal Volunteer of the Year (Read More…)