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Roy Schneider's areas of practice include business planning, entity formation, mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses, employment law, contracts, transactional matters of all kinds, real estate transactions, estate planning and non-profit law.

Roy is highly experienced in the field of ethics and is called upon to assist companies in resolving ethical dilemmas. Roy is also a nationally recognized attorney in non-profit law and speaks regularly before attorneys, accountants and non-profit boards.

Roy, upon graduation served as Counsel for Bank of America in its Los Angeles Corporate Office. He later joined an established firm in Ventura, California where he was a principal from 2001 – July 2012. In August 2012, Roy established his own law firm, Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P.

While maintaining his law practice, Roy founded the California College of Paralegal Studies and served as its Dean until the College was sold to a public corporation. Roy has a passion for education and in furtherance of this interest, Roy was recently appointed as an Adjunct Professor at the University of La Verne, Moorpark Campus and is currently teaching a legal environment of business course and is on the faculty as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law and Business Ethics at Ventura Community College. He served for 15 years as a Professor of Corporations Law at Ventura College of Law, and taught Ethics, Executive Integrity and Social Responsibility for five years as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at Antioch University in Santa Barbara, California.


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 35%
  2. Corporate: 30%
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 15%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Charles Doland

    With Mr. Schneider you get the old-school, big-picture approach that can be essential to operating for-profit and not for profit businesses. His background in community service and education is really impressive.


    Michael Doland Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Theodore Jason Schneider

    I endorse this lawyer. Roy has impressive knowledge of Business and Estate Planning Law. Roy can handle any Business, Employment, Non-profit, HOA, or Estate Planning matter. He is dedicated to his clients and works diligently to be accessible and responsive. I give my highest recommendation.


    Theodore Schneider Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P.

300 E. Esplanade Drive
Suite 1980
Oxnard, CA, 93036


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Citizen of the YearVentura Chamber of Commerce2014
2010 Ventura County Volunteer of the YearWomen's Economic Ventures2011
Ventura County Ombudsman AwardLong-Term Care Services, Inc.1996
Distinguished Humanitarian AwardVentura County Jewish Federation1990
Magna cum laudeLoyola University School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSchneiders & Associates, L.L.P.2012 - Present
Partner, Attorney at Law,Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Schneider, LLP2001 - 2012
ProfessorAntioch University Santa Barbara1999 - 2006
ProfessorVentura Community College1985 - 2011
ProfessorVentura College of Law1985 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Women's Economic VenturesBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Jewish Family ServicePresident2009 - Present
Ventura County Medical Resource FoundationVice President2008 - Present
Rubicon Theatre CompanyDirector2004 - Present
Ventura County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to FinishCo-tenacy Ownership of Real Property2011
tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish1031 Tax- Deferred Exchanges2011
Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to FinishCharitable Planned Giving2011
MWGJS Quarterly NewsTaking a Fresh Look at Using Limited Liability CompaniesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Los AngelesN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Loyola University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
VCCDCPlanning Your Estate2016
2016 Annual Employment Law Update2016 Annual Employment Law Update2016
Important Consideration for your Living Trust- Family DynamicsLiving Trust- Family Dynamics2015
Estate Planning: Wills & TrustsEstate Planning: Wills & Trusts2015
Employment Law Lunch & LearnThe 10 Most Common Errors in Employee Handbooks2015
Common & Costly Legal Mistakes Made By Small EmployersCommon & Costly Legal Mistakes Made By Small Employers2015
2015 Employment Law UpdateNew Laws and Regulations to Impact Employers2015
SCORE Entrepreneur Academy Legal Issues Facing a Small BusinessLegal Issues Facing a Small Business2014
Mid-Year Employment Law Update and Common Employee Misclassification ErrorsEmployment Law Lunch & Learn2014
Legal Issues in Starting & Operating a BusinessLegal Issues in Starting & Operating a Business2014
Institute of Real Estate Management, Central Coast ChapterEthics for Property Managers2014
Estate Planning BasicsWhat is Estate Planning & Who Needs It?2014
Ventura Chamber's Spring Business ExpoGrow Your Business2013
Ventura Chamber of Commerce Spring Business ExpoVentura Chamber of Commerce Spring Business Expo2013
Tips and Tools for Running Your Homeowners Association like a Successful BusinessTips and Tools for Running Your Homeowners Association like a Successful Business2013
the Women Lawyers of Ventura County monthly meetingWish I’d Thought of That: Business Succession Planning 20142013
The Women Economic Ventures Self-Employment Training (SET) programLegal Aspects of Starting a Business2013
The Women Economic VenturesSelf-Employment Training (SET)2013
The California Sons of the American Revolution 2013 Annual MeetingLiability of Directors and Officers, Handling Contributions and Tax Deductions, Advising on Operatioanal Issues and Ethical Considerations.2013
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties ChapterEthical Considerations for Non-Profits and Their Fundraisers2013
SCORE Small Business ExpoOne-day educational experience for small businesses2013
Manager's Workshop "Almost Free Legal” programChannel Islands Chapter's "Island Fever" Spring Community Faire2013
Complimentary Non-Profit Breakfast Seminar SeriesTax-Exempt Organizations: What Every Founder, Executive Director & Board Member Should Know2013
SCOREPitfalls of Obtaining Financing from Family & Friends2012
Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of CommerceWhat Would You Do? The Daily Challenges HR Managers, Supervisors and Business Owners Encounter2012
Lunch & Learn SeminarThe 10 Most Common Errors in Employee Handbooks2012
FREE 2013 Employment Law UpdateNew Laws, Regulations and Court Rulings That will Impact Every Employer2012
Employment Law Breakfast SeminarEmployees vs. Independent Contractors - Whats the Big Deal?2012
Cabrillo Economic Development CenterProtecting Your Assets: Wills and Living Trusts2012
29th Annual SymposiumHow to Effectively Negotiate Contracts for Profusinsts2012
The Ventura Chapter - SCOREExit Strategies, Business Succession & Estate Planning2011
The Ventura Chapter - SCORELegal Issues in Starting and Operating a Business2011
SCORE Legal WorkshopSexual Harrassment in the Workplace2011
SCORE - Ventura ChapterEmployees vs. Independent Contractors and Terminating an Employee2011
NBI - "Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish"Handling Contributions and Tax Deductions2011
NBI - "Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish"Liability of Directors and Officers2011
NBI - " Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish"Advising on Operational Issues2011
Cypress Place Senior LivingLegal Responsibilities and Best Practices for Changing Times2011
Ventura County StarLearn What Every Business Owner Should Know About The New 2010 Employment Laws2010
Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Lunch & LearnWealth Management for the Small Business Owner2010
Non-Profit SeminarCalled to Action: What You Need to Know! Legal Responsibilities and Best Practices in Challenging Times2010
Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of CommerceLearn What Every Business Owner Should Know About The New 2010 Employment Laws2010
First California Bank Breakfast SeminarIf You Think Tax Laws Are Changing Just Wait Until You Hear About the New 2010 Employment Laws2010
Cal Lutheran UniversityLearn What Every Business Owner Should Know About The New 2010 Employment Laws2010
BNI Chapter - Inside EdgeSeven Key Tips to Professional Networking2010
BNIBusiness Succession and Estate Planning2010
Summit at ValenciaSexual Harrassment in the Workplace Training2008
Historic Santa Maria InnSexual Harrassment in the Workplace Training2008
Cypress Place Senior LivingWhat You Need to Know for Family Protection & Peace of Mind2008
2008 Annual Employment Law UpdateWhat Every Business Owner Should Know About The New 2008 Employment Laws2008
Women’s Economic VenturesWorkshopN/A
The Successful Business Workshop SeriesStarting a BusinessN/A
Sexual Harrassment in the Workplace - Non-Statutory TrainingAvoiding Sexual Harassment in the WorkplaceN/A
SeminarEthics, Executive Integrity and Social ResponsibilityN/A
Planning Your EstateEstate Planning TechniquesN/A
FREE 2013 Employment Law UpdateNew Laws, Regulations and Court Rulings That Will Impacts Every EmployerN/A
Employment Law Update SeminarAnnual Employment Law UpdatesN/A
Ask the Experts...Free Help for Non-ProfitsHow to Avoid Director Liability for Non-Profit OrganizationsN/A