Latest VCBA News

“MEET GENALIN RILEY, DEPT. 22B” by Kathleen J. Smith

If you feel faint of heart the next time you are in court, you would be … [Read More...]

BARRISTERS’ CORNER by Joshua Hopstone

Summer is in full swing and packed with great Barristers events. Our 8th … [Read More...]

“THE STATE BAR ISSUES WELCOME ESI/E-DISCOVERY GUIDELINES” by Greg Herring

Electronically stored information (“ESI”) is information that is stored in … [Read More...]

“State of Our Court” By by Judge Donald Coleman

June gloom hung over the sky of Ventura’s Kimball Park on the morning of … [Read More...]

President Grewe’s Message

PRESIDENT’S COLUMN: “SAIL ON, SAIL ON SAILOR” By William M. Grewe

It’s summer. How about a story in place of the usual? I’ll keep it short. Just something about perhaps the greatest male Olympian. A name you don’t recognize. Winner of no gold … [Read More...]

PRESIDENT’S COLUMN: “YES IT’S SUMMER, MY TIME OF YEAR” By William M. Grewe 

They’re off! The swearing-in ceremony  was June 9 in Courtroom 22. Presiding Judge Donald Coleman was at the helm, joined on the bench by Assistant Presiding Judge Patricia Murphy … [Read More...]

PRESIDENT’S COLUMN: “RAISE A GLASS TO TURNINGS OF THE SEASON”

We open the season with a swearing-in ceremony of new admittees on June 9 at 4 p.m. in Courtroom 22. We close the month on the morning of June 27 with the Law Day 5k and 1k fun … [Read More...]

Exec’s Dot Dot Dot…

“Exec’s Dot …Dot …Dot” by Steve Henderson

I am attempting to assist Estate Planning and Probate lawyer Steven Feder. He has been appointed by the Ventura County Superior Court to represent the interests of the unknown heirs or beneficiaries … [Read More...]

“Exec’s Dot …Dot …Dot” by Steve Henderson

Courtney Paulk doesn’t just swim with sharks in the courtroom – she’s in the water with them, too. An open-water marathon swimmer, Paulk earned the sport’s Triple Crown in 2013 by traversing the … [Read More...]

Exec’s Dot…Dot…Dot… by Steve Henderson, Executive Director, M.A., CAE

The first judge to register for the 32nd Annual Law Day 5K was the Hon. Rocky Baio. Register at www.runsignup.com and enjoy all the festivities this event has to offer, including $2,000 in cash prizes … [Read More...]