A "brilliant trial attorney who could pull a rabbit out of the hat in court", a self-proclaimed born boat rocker who plays to win on behalf of those for whom he battles, continues to flex his legal skills by initiating legal proceeding against his own spouse, TLR has learned.
Pierce O'Donnell Dawn O'Donnell
Petitioner Pierce O'Donnell is asking Judge Thomas Anderle of the Santa Barbara County Superior Court for "legal separation" from Dawn O'Donnell.
Respondent O'Donnel, also an attorney, obliged by filing an answer on the same day the petition was filed.
Court records provide Respondent O'Donnell is requesting child support, spousal support, attorneys' fees and costs. Tacked on was also the obligatory motion for sanctions.
Both are expected to appear in court on February 3, 2012