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Serving clients needs one case at a time for over 30 years in the areas of Litigation, Personal Injury, Auto Accidents, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills, Estate Administration and  Probate.


Mr. Williams has been Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated Legal Ability High to Very High and General Recommendation Rating Very High since 1992.


We have a Better Business Bureau A+ Rating.


We serve clients throughout California, in Los Angeles County and Ventura County.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    36 years
  2. Car Accident: 15%
    36 years
  3. Litigation: 15%
    36 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    36 years
  5. Real Estate: 10%
    36 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Williams. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help first.


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Contact info

Law Offices John D. Williams

2945 Townsgate Road.
Suite 200
Westlake Village, CA, 91361-5749


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
A+ RatingBetter Business BureauN/A
Legal Ability High-Very High & General Recommendation Very HighMartindale-HubbellN/A
California State Bar Pro Bono AwardCalifornia State BarN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Juvenile Dependency Tort Panel AttorneyLos Angeles Superior Court1994 - Present
Judge Pro TemVentura County Superior Court1998 - 1999
Judge Pro TemLos Angeles Superior Court1986 - 1998
Senior Citizen Legal ProgramSan Fernando Valley Bar Association1983 - 1997
Corporations CounselCalifornia Department of Corporations1981 - 1982
AttorneyHartman, Hosp, Richard & Schlegel1980 - 1981
Judicial Law ClerkLos Angeles Superior Court1977 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ventura County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1980 - Present
Ventura County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember1983 - 1997
Senior Citizen Legal Program - SFVBAMember1983 - 1997
Publication nameTitleDate
Martindale-Hubbell publicationInsurance companies ripping off injuried parties with medical insurance!2012
Martindale-Hubbell publicationHow to Avoid Probate2009
Martindale-Hubbell publicationWhat to do After an Accident2009
Martindale-Hubbell publicationVehicle Accidents Q&A2009
Martindale-Hubbell publicationDeadline for Filing a Claim2009
Martindale-Hubbell publicationEstate Tax Planning2009
Martindale-Hubbell publicationWhy Plan Your Estate?2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of California - Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1974