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John Jay Negley Jr

John Jay Negley Jr

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Mediation, Domestic Violence

About Me

We practice exclusively Family Law and exclusively in Ventura County since 2007.  We pride ourselves in providing the personal service and accesability of a small firm with the "zealous representation" that you would expect from a much larger firm.  We realize that in family law, things can become emergencies and very quickly.  That is why someone answers our phones 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.  Our staff works very hard to keep our clients happy and to be available to them in a timely fashion.  Our office is located in lovely downtown Ventura, within the 2nd District Court of Appeals building.  John Negley is a long-term resident of Ventura where he has raised his boys with his wife of 17 years. When not working, John enjoys CrossFit, soccer, mountain biking and keeping up with his five boys.


We offer a free 30 minute consultation on all family law related matters.  (805) 644-4222 and on the web at:


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Mediation: 30%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  3. Family: 30%
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Richard Ian Ross

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Richard Ross Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Arezou Shahparnia Diarian

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Negley was a pleasure to work with during a very difficult matter. He is a highly skilled family law attorney, particularly resourceful and effective in extremely difficult situations.


    Arezou Diarian Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Negley Law, APC

200 E Santa Clara St
Suite 200
Ventura, CA, 93001




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Admitee - Ventura ChapterProVisors2014
Distinguished - BV RatingMartindale Hubbell2014
Voted One of the Top Lawyers in CaliforniaAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Valedictorian of 2005Southern California Institute of Law2005
Top Score Family LawSCIL2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyNegley Law, APC2009 - Present
Staff AttorneyGregory Pyfrom & Associates2006 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ventura County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Ventura County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Ventura County BarristersMember2006 - 2010
Jerome H. Berenson American Inn of CourtMember2006 - 2008

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
IRMO Abarzua SD 038428Primary custody to father

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern California Institute of Law - VenturaLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Loma Linda UniversityN/AUndergraduate2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Ventura College Domestic Violence Awareness WeekDomestic Violence2012