REMEMBERING JUDITH WONG, By FRANK BELLINGHIERE

Judith L. Wong, a long time Ventura County practitioner, died of stage four throat cancer on July 1. Judith was born on April 14, 1949, in Los Angeles to Ben and Doris Wong. Her legal career began in in high school when she was a legal secretary for William B. Ritner.

Wong attended UCLA as an undergraduate and studied law at Loyola Marymount University, where she graduated in 1974.  Admitted to practice in California in  December, 1974, Wong practiced in the  areas of business law; family law; and estate planning and probate in Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village.

From 1974 until 1982, Judith practiced at the firm of Ritner & Wong. She then worked as a sole practitioner from 1982 until 2010 in Westlake Village.

At various times, Judith shared offices with Frank Bellinghiere, Barbara DiMeo, Richard Loftus and  John Pinnell.

She is survived by her mother, Doris, brother, Alan, ex-husband Alan Tom, her three sons, Trevor, Travis and Tanner, and two grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Conejo.

Frank Bellinghiere practices in Westlake Village and in Wyoming.

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