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Joshua Samson Hopstone

Joshua Samson Hopstone

Practice areas:

Litigation, Appeals, Real Estate, Construction & Development, Environmental and Natural Resources, Land Use & Zoning, Oil & Gas, Business

About Me

With 33 lawyers and 15 practice groups Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP is the largest law firm in the Tri-County region.  I represent businesses and individuals in a broad range of matters, with a focus on complex real estate, land use, and construction litigation and appeals. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Litigation: 50%
    1 year
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    1 year
  3. Appeals: 20%
    1 year
  4. Business: 2%
    1 year
  5. Other: 8%
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Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Ari S Mor

    I've known Mr. Hopstone for approximately 10 years. In that time, I have known him only to be an incredible, thoughtful, and caring person. Additionally his skills as an attorney is par excellence. He is diligent and innovative in his approach to complex civil matters, and he gives each and every client the attention they deserve. I highly endorse this lawyer.

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    Ari Mor Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Heather Mellyn Cullen

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Hopstone provides thoughtful, educated and experienced answers to the questions provided herein. Attorney Hopstone provides a needed service by providing voluntary and free legal assistance to the individuals herein who are in need of immediate legal answers.

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    Heather Cullen Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP

2801 Townsgate Road, Suite 215
Westlake Village, CA, 91361

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201005/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Contributor AwardAvvo2015
Top Contributor AwardAvvo2014
Top Contributor AwardAvvo2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateFerguson Case Orr Paterson LLP2010 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ventura County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2015 - Present
Ventura County BarristersTreasurerN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMemberN/A
The Esquire NetworkMemberN/A
VCBA Natural Resources SectionBoard MemberN/A
Ventura County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Finberg v. Manset (2014) 228 Cal.App.4th 529Prevailed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Los Angeles Daily JournalCalifornia's Evolving Fracking Regulation2015
Citations (VCBA)Breaking News Flash: Fracking Is Still Controversial2015
Citations (VCBA)From Rails to Trails and Back Again2014
Los Angeles Daily JournalAnother Lackluster Year for CEQA Reform2013
Los Angeles Daily JournalThe Modern Role of the Maxims of Jurisprudence2012
Los Angeles Daily JournalCitizens United and Judicial Elections2012
Los Angeles Daily JournalDark Money: Anonymous Campaign Finance2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of Michigan Law SchLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Univ of California San DiegoPolitical Science; Law & Society (double major)BA - Bachelor of Arts2007

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ventura Chamber of Commerce Legal WorkshopBusiness Litigation Basics2015
Ventura Chamber of Commerce Legal WorkshopBusiness Formation for Business Folks2014
American Public Works Association (Ventura County Chapter)Preparing and Approving CEQA Documents in the Face of Litigation2014
VCBA Natural Resources Section MCLEGreenmail: a Guide to Current Practical and Legislative Responses to CEQA Abuse2013