Theodore R. Cercos


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  • Phone:(619) 233-1150
  • Fax:(619) 233-6949
  • Address:
    550 West "C" Street, Suite 1400
    San Diego, CA 92101

Ted Cercos is a founding partner of LGC’s California and Nevada offices.  A native of San Francisco, he graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1977 and was enshrined in its Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989.  He attended the University of California at Davis for his undergraduate and legal education.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in Spanish in 1982 and earned his J.D. in 1986.

Mr. Cercos joined Lincoln & Gustafson in 1988 and became partner in 1992.  He has tried cases throughout California and Nevada.  He has worked closely with long-term clients in developing quality assurance programs and refining risk management practices.  He has an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell.


  • University of California at Davis (J.D., 1986)
  • University of California at Davis (B.A. 1982, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society)

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation, Construction, Premises Liability, Auto Liability


  • Admitted to California Bar (1987); Admitted to Nevada Bar (1995); U.S. District Court, Southern, Central and Northern Districts of California and District of Nevada; Defense Research Institute; San Diego Bar Association; San Diego Defense Lawyers; Clark County Bar Association; Las Vegas Defense Lawyers; Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry; Docent at the House of Spain, Hall of Nations International Houses, Balboa Park, San Diego