Last month, Board Certified Bankruptcy Attorney William Winfield presented "Big 10 Cases of Interest to Bankers" to the Risk Management Association in Oxnard.
The presentation included lessons on Chapter 13, Records Withholding, Denied Debtors, Side Agreements between Banks and Borrowers, Fraud Claims, Foreclosure, Negligent Reviews, Homestead Exemption, and more.
Need a speaker? Schneiders & Associates Attorneys speak on a number of different topics to clients, businesses, chambers of commerce, non-profits, trade associations, and more. Contact Marketing & Client Relations Director, Amber Waring, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are pleased to announce that William E. Winfield has joined the firm. Bill is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification. Bill practices in the areas of general business law, civil litigation, real property, landlord/tenant, securities, oil and gas, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights. He also accepts Court appointments as a Receiver. Bill is a mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court. He has served as a Visiting Deputy District Attorney for the County of Ventura. In addition, has been an arbitrator for FINRA and the Ventura County Superior Court, where he also served as a visiting judge.
Bill is the author of "Rejection of Non-Residential Leases of Real Property in Bankruptcy: What Happens to the Mortgagees' Security Interest" published in the April 1990 Pepperdine Law Review.
He is admitted to the United States District Court, Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
A few of Bill's affiliations include the Ventura County Bar Association (Chairman, Bankruptcy Section, 1994-1998), the California Bankruptcy Forum, the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, the Commercial Law League of America and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
He received his legal education at the University of Utah (J.D. 1985), where he was a member of the Utah Law Review (1984-1985) and Journal of Contemporary Law (1983-1984) and is a graduate of Brigham Young University (B.A. 1982).
Bill was born in Port Hueneme, California and currently resides in Ventura.
Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that William "Billy" Starr has joined the firm as an associate to assist the transactional and litigation departments of the firm. William is a graduate of Indiana University School of Law, Cum Laude. He joins the firm after having worked for the Ventura County Counsel’s Office and as special counsel for the Compliance Department of Casa Pacifica in Camarillo. William is involved in his community as an active member of the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce and President of his local Toastmaster’s Chapter.
Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme (BGCOP) has elected Ted J. Schneider, Esq. to serve on its board of directors.
BGCOP is a non-profit human services organization dedicated to helping the youth in our community reach their fullest potential through a positive environment, lifelong learning, and quality programs dedicated to the arts, education, character and leadership development, health and recreation.
Ted practices in the areas of business and corporate transactions, employment, real estate, public law and homeowners associations.
Ted also serves on the board of directors of the Ventura County Community Development Corporation and the Economic Development Corporation of Oxnard.
Ted J. Schneider, Esq. will present “Religious Accommodation:; Do Employers Have a Prayer?” for the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) Burbank/Glendale Chapter's monthly lunch meeting on Tuesday, March 24th at the Pickwick Gardens Conference Center, 1001 Riverside Dr Burbank, CA 91506 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Ted will share numerous strategies that HR professionals can implement to ensure their organizations get their work done, while being supportive of their employee’s religious beliefs, including sharing case studies and examples.
$35 Members/ $50 Non-Members before 3/20.
For more information and to register, visit www.pihra.org.
We are pleased to announce that our litigation attorney, Kathi Smith, has been elected as the 2015 President of Women Lawyers of Ventura County (WLVC). Kathi served as the Program’s Chair from 2011 to 2014 for the organization.
WLVC is a non-profit organization comprised of legal professionals and business partners who work towards furthering the aims of women and girls in society through education, social activism and networking activities.
Kathi is an experienced civil litigation attorney with a proven track record of success in trial and in settling cases. She handles litigation cases involving employment, business, real property, trademark disputes, class action defense, trust and probate, and homeowners’ association law. In addition to adeptly navigating complex litigation procedures, Kathi is well versed in the substantive law, and advises clients on how to prevent lawsuits.
Kathi also served on the Ojai Unified School District Board of Trustees from 1998 to 2014 and was a member of the Executive Board to the Ventura School Boards Association from 2008 to 2014.
We are proud to announce that Roy Schneider has been selected as the Citizen of the Year by the Ventura Chamber of Commerce. Roy has been selected for his extraordinary contributions to the community, his involvement in community programs, and service on boards for non-profit organizations.
Roy is a business attorney with Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P. His 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, homeowners associations, non-profit law and estate planning.
Roy graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University School of Law and received his B.A. at the University of California, Los Angeles. Upon graduation, Roy 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 until August 2012, when 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 taught Business Law at Ventura Community College for 22 years, he is currently teaching Business Law at Laverne University and was a Professor of Corporations Law at Ventura College of Law for 18 years.
Roy enjoys being active in the community and volunteering for several organizations. He serves on the board of directors of the Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation and Women's Economic Ventures, he is a past board member of the Rubicon Theatre and is a past-president of the Ventura County Jewish Family Service.
Roy is a frequent lecturer before private and civic groups and is an instructor for SCORE of Ventura County and Women Economic Ventures and speaks regularly for their workshops on the "Legal Aspects in Starting and Operating a Business." He also speaks routinely for the National Business Institute on "Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish".
Roy has been a resident of Ventura since 1980 and raised his family there. He has 3 children and one is a partner in the law firm and the other is the controller.
Roy will be recognized at the Chamber's Annual Poinsettia Awards on Thursday, December 11 at the Ventura Beach Marriott. For tickets please visit the Ventura Chamber's website at www.venturachamber.com. If you mention Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P., non-members can register at the member rate!