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  1. Family: 25%
  2. Mediation: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Divorce: 25%



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Law & Mediation Offices of Barton Pokras

3075 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Westlake Village, CA, 91362-3402

Law & Mediation Offices of Barton Pokras

1198 Navigator Drive
Ventura, CA, 93001



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Pro Bono LawyerVentura County Bar Association2009
Outstanding Pro Bono LawyerState Bar of California, Board of Governors1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerLaw Offices of Barton Pokras2007 - Present
Law ProfessorSouthern California Institute of Law2009 - 2011
LawyerLaw Offices of Barton Pokras1973 - 1992
LawyerCommunity Legal Services - Philadelphia, PA1972 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
Coalition for Collaborative DivorceExecutive Chairman2015 - Present
Academy of Family MediatorsAdvanced Family Law Practicioner2014 - Present
Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationFamily Law Section Member2009 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2009 - Present
Coalition for Collaborative DivorcePresident2009 - 2011
Ventura County Family Law Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2008 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re the Marriage of ****Father successfully had supervised visitation removed upon showing no evidence for mother's allegations
In re the Marriage of ****Mother successfully changed jurisdiction, and father claim of child abduction shown to be false.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Aspatore BooksThe Impact of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawTaxMaster of Laws in Taxation1981
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of California - Santa CruzEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CalCPA San Fernando Valley Chapter MeetingTax Implications of Divorce2011