Latest VCBA News

2014 Installation & Awards Dinner – Recipients Announced

David L. Shain   has been chosen as the … [Read More...]

JEWISH FAMILY JUSTICE CLINIC NEEDS VOLUNTEERS, by Julie Saltoun

Ventura County Jewish Family Service (JFS) … [Read More...]

“BOYHOOD” BEFORE OUR EYES, by Bill Paterson

“Boyhood” is one of the year’s most acclaimed … [Read More...]

BARRISTERS’ CORNER, by Rachel Coleman

On October 16th from 5:30 to 8 pm, the Barristers … [Read More...]

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: IS IT SAFE TO DONATE LEFTOVERS? by Wendy C. Lascher

This article originally appeared in the Fall,2014 … [Read More...]

President’s Message

THE INSECTARY – “GOOD BUGS” AND THE LAW, by Laura V. Bartels

While the drought is popularizing taking shorter showers and washing one’s car less, it is also causing dust to accumulate on citrus trees. Trees left covered with dust are allowing aggressive … [Read More...]

HOW SWEET IS YOUR NAVEL? by Laura V. Bartels

How sweet is your navel? According to the California Citrus Board, it’s sweeter than last year. Codified into the Food and Agricultural Code and adopted into the Code of Federal Regulations starting … [Read More...]

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Last month over 1,000 children from Central America passed through the Port Hueneme Naval Air Station (“Base”) where a transitional facility has been set up for them as they go through the immigration … [Read More...]

Exec’s Dot Dot Dot

Exec’s Dot…Dot…Dot…

By now most of you have heard our Emeritus Attorney extraordinaire, Verna Kagan, died at 1 a.m. Saturday morning,  September 6 , a t Community Memorial in Ventura. Her tribute was held September 16 at Temple Beth Torah with Rabbi Lisa Hochberg Miller facilitating. Carmen Ramírez spoke on  behalf of the bar.Verna was the face and brand of the VLSP, Inc., the bar’s cherished Pro Bono Program. In … [Read More...]