Latest VCBA News

“WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS” By Bill Paterson

The alarm rings at 6:00, and a hand gropes for it … [Read More...]

“Barristers Presenting Dart Competition and MCLE Series” By Tom Adams

The Ventura County Barristers are pleased to host … [Read More...]

“EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS FOR CHILDREN” By Eric Hirschberg

Children of all abilities are entitled to an … [Read More...]

“RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN INSURANCE LAW” by Mark E. Hancock

ADJUSTORS CAN BE LIABLE! An insurance company’s … [Read More...]

Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association, By MARC ANDERSON

Every year since 1978, VCTLA has honored the … [Read More...]

President’s Message

PRESIDENT’S COLUMN: “There’s a Little Bit of Magic, Everybody Has It.” By Bill Grewe

Head Underwater – Jenny Lewis, 2014 800 South Victoria never shines as it does during the annual Ventura County High School Mock Trial competition. The courthouse is not just abuzz, it is electric. … [Read More...]

PRESIDENT’S COLUMN: “Slow Down, You’re Doing Fine” By William Grewe

Vienna, Billy Joel 1977 January 15, 2015. Success at Yosemite. Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgensen, after years of planning, a false start or two, nineteen days and 3000 vertical feet of granite, … [Read More...]

PRESIDENT’S COLUMN: “ASK ME HOW I KNOW, AND I’LL TELL YOU SO” By William Grewe

Yes. This is for you! The 32nd Ventura County High School Mock Trial competition is slated for the evenings of Feb. 23-26. More than 23 high schools and 650 students from across our county will … [Read More...]

Exec’s Dot Dot Dot

Exec’s Dot …Dot …Dot … By Steve Henderson

Jean Farley, Chief Deputy Public Defender, retired March 27, and Paul Drevenstedt, Senior Attorney, has been promoted to Chief Deputy Public Defender. She’s headed to Barcelona for six months and work as a sales clerk to improve her Spanish, then off to facepainting classes. Her retirement party was held March 28 at the Derby Club and it was just about what you’d expect a PD party to be. Jean has … [Read More...]