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The VCBA thanks the 2016 Law Day 5K Sponsors!!!

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“BARRISTERS CORNER” BY RENNEE DEHESA

When we think of a mentor, we often think of someone who is older than we … [Read More...]

“2016 VCTLA TRIAL LAWYER OF THE YEAR” BY ALFRED VARGAS

The Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association honored Arash Homampour as the … [Read More...]

“FIVE STEPS TO GETTING TRUTHFUL INFORMATION FROM WITNESSES” BY JAY SHERMAN

Have you ever wondered how to get witnesses to open up to you, either at a … [Read More...]

President Buehner’s Message

“NEW ADMITTEES AND THE NINE PRINCIPLES OF PRACTICE” BY CHARMAINE H. BUEHNER

On June 7, thirteen new California lawyers were admitted to the State Bar in Department 20 of the Ventura County Superior Court. If you have not attended Ventura County’s twice-a-year New Admittee Ceremony or have not attended in … [Read More...]

Exec’s Dot Dot Dot…

“EXEC’S DOT…DOT…DOT…” BY STEVE HENDERSON

Those lawyers in attendance when presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in town include David Shain, Adam Pearlman, Mary Haffner and Katie Becker… A Florida prosecutor has been suspended from … [Read More...]

“EXEC’S DOT…DOT…DOT…” BY STEVE HENDERSON

Family Law attorney and VCBA Board member Tom Hutchinson got hitched March 6 and suffered through a two-week honeymoon in Bora Bora with his new bride, Brenda Allison. Tom may be reached at 654.0911 … [Read More...]

“EXEC’S DOT…DOT…DOT” By STEVE HENDERSON

Judge Bruce Arthur Thompson died Sept. 8, 2015, and the obit just appeared in The Star April 14. Bruce was admitted to the bar in 1954 and became District Attorney in 1961. He was appointed to the … [Read More...]