Committees

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

David Karen

DK Law Group
3155 Old Conejo Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
T (805) 498-1212
F (805) 498-3030
INFO@DK4LAW.com

BENCH-BAR MEDIA

Hon. Glen Reiser
(805) 654-2961
Forum for discussion between the bench, bar and media.

BENCH-BAR RELATIONS

Providing a forum for dialogue between the bench and the bar.

CITATIONS EDITORIAL BOARD

Wendy Lascher
(805) 659-6800
Reviews, edits and writes material for the bar’s monthly magazine.

CLIENT RELATIONS/ FEE DISPUTE

Dean Hazard
(805) 988-9886
Provides administrative oversight of client/attorney fee disputes and the 50 attorneys and lay arbitrators who hear matters.

CONFERENCE OF DELEGATES

Joel Mark
(805) 988-8300
Sends delegates to the annual meetings the State bar of California, to debate issues of concern to California lawyers.

CPA-LAW SOCIETY

Douglas Kulper
(805) 659-6800
Provides  continuing legal education to attorneys and accountants on topics relevant to both. A separate membership fee is required.

COURT TOUR PROGRAM

Tom Hinkle
(805) 656-4223
Provides administrative oversight for the Court Tour Program,  which provides school-age youth with tours of the county courthouses during the school year.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE BAR

Jay Leiderman
(805) 648-5730
Provides live continuing education and a newsletter on topical issues of criminal law.

JUDICIAL EVALUATIONS COMMITTEE

Linda Ash
(805) 654-2580
The mission of the Ventura County Bar Association Judicial Evaluations Committee is to assist the Governor and
the electorate in the judicial selection process and thereby to promote a California judiciary of quality and integrity
by providing independent, comprehensive, accurate, and fair evaluations of candidates for judicial appointment and
election.

Roster 2016-2017
Rules of the Judicial Evaluations Committee

LAW DAY 5K

Joe Strohman
(805) 659-6800
Organizes the Annual Law Day 5K Race/Walk. 26th Annual Law Day 5K

LAW LIBRARY

Eileen Walker
(805) 444-6308
Helps the Ventura County Law Library improve its selection of texts and services provided to attorneys.

LEGAL SERVICES FUND

Donald Hurley
(805) 654-2585
The committee works closely  with the VCBA/VLSP, Inc. and manages the finances of the bar’s charitable arm organization.

VENTURA COUNTY PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION (VCPA)

Maria Godinez
(805) 988-9886
VCPA provides a monthly business dinner and educational component, and produces “The Verdict” a monthly newsletter. The VCPA annual silent auction/wine tasting raises money for VLSP, Inc. http://www.vcparalegal.org/

VENTURA COUNTY LEGAL PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION (VCLPA)

Mae Brooks
(805) 659-6800
Dinner meetings usually with a speaker, and a monthly newsletter.  VCLPA conducts the Annual “Boss of the Year” and “Secretary of the Year” dinners and assists the bar association in a variety of ways.  www.lsi.org

PRO BONO (VLSP)

David Shain
(805) 659-6800
Oversees the Bar’s Pro Bono Program.