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Daniel A Higson

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Daniel Higson Attorney in Ventura - 805-644-7111 -Ventura Attorney Daniel A. Higson is a Certified Bankruptcy Specialist who has been practicing law in Ventura County for 38 years. If you have absolutely any assets or any interest in a business, it is imperative that you see Ventura Attorney Daniel A. Higson. During your free consultation, Dan and his talented staff will determine which course of action is right for you. They are experts in navigating you through the process, always available to answer any questions you may have at any time. Mr. Higson has filed over 10,000 cases in his career and is the only Certified Bankruptcy Specialist in Ventura County certified by two boards – the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and The American Board of Certification.  Mr. Higson lives in Ojai, California with his wife Deanna. He enjoys tennis, sailing,  painting and watching college football. Mr. Higson graduated from the University of Redlands in 1970, with a B.A. Degree. After college, Mr. Higson joined the U.S Army, spending one year deployed in Vietnam. He completed his Law Degree in 1976, graduating from the University of La Verne College of Law.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 20%
  2. Debt Collection: 20%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Bankruptcy: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

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  • Michael Frederick Cardoza

    Dan Higson has more experience in Bankruptcy law than anyone in Ventura County! I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Daniel. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info


5450 Telegraph Rd
Suite 200
Ventura, CA, 93003


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Certified Specialist - Bankruptcy LawState Bar of California2015
Consumer BankruptcyAmerican Board of Certification2012
Certified Specialist - Bankruptcy LawState Bar of California2010
Consumer BankruptcyAmerican Board of Certification2007
Certified Specialist - Bankruptcy LawState Bar of California2005
Certified Specialist - Bankruptcy LawState Bar of California2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaw Offices of Hathaway, Perrett, Webster, Powers, Chrisman & Gutierrez2015 - Present
PartnerHigson Cheney Mansfield2013 - 2015
AttorneyLaw Offices of Daniel A. Higson2010 - 2013
PartnerLaw Offices of Siple & Orrock1989 - 2009
PartnerLaw Offices of Siple & Orrock1982 - 1988
AssociateLaw Offices of Siple & Orrock1978 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarMember1983 - Present
Ventura County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Ventura County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of La Verne College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of RedlandsN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970