Attorney Profiles

Gary Norris, Attorney at Law

Gary Norris has practiced law in Ventura County since 1976. He is a fourth-generation Southern Californian who graduated from UC San Diego in 1972 and Mc George School of Law in Sacramento in 1976. He began work as a lawyer as a Deputy District Attorney in the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted criminal cases and was responsible for child support enforcement for more than three years.

Gary Norris is a member of the California State Bar, numerous Federal District Courts in California, as well as the Federal District Court in Arizona. Mr. Norris is married to Debbie, who has taught for a number of years in the Pleasant Valley School District, and they have two adult children.

From mid-1980 until late 2003, he worked as an associate attorney in a ten-man law firm in Ventura. His law practice during this time included representation of public agencies, teachers in administrative employment related proceedings, as well as clients in a wide variety of State and Federal Court actions involving real property, corporate issues, administrative law, probate, contract, landlord and tenant, collection, product liability and intellectual property disputes. In addition, he handled numerous child custody, support, property division, protective restraining order hearings, and adoptions in family law and divorce proceedings.

The practice of Gary Norris is primarily focused on the areas of: Divorce and Family Law Disputes and Court Actions involving business, real property and contract matters.

Gary Norris is a member of the Ventura County Collaborative Family Law Professionals and trained in the court-approved divorce resolution process in which the attorneys and parties work together to resolve your case without legal conflict or court battles. In fact, the parties commit as part of the process not to go to court at all. All proceedings are conducted in private and the non-adversarial process allows the parties to discuss real needs and concerns, instead of focusing on legal technicalities. The process also allows for an environment for a more positive resolution for parents and children. All negotiation is conducted in face-to-face four-way meetings where all necessary information is openly exchanged and honestly discussed.
Gary Norris has been actively involved in the Camarillo Community for almost thirty years with church, Board Membership of the Camarillo Heath District, Rotary, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Camarillo Hospice.

Cameron Norris, Attorney at Law

Cameron Norris is a member of the California State Bar and is prepared to handle any of your legal needs related to family law, business formation, estate planning, contract disputes, or general civil litigation.  Cameron also handles the legal needs of the Spanish-speaking community.  Cameron también sirve a la comunidad de habla hispana y hispanohablantes. Deben llamar al (805) 419-3LEY.

Graduating Magna Cum Laude, Cameron earned a Juris Doctorate from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.  He received over 15 academic awards while at Southwestern including several “CALI” and “Witkin” awards.  Cameron also worked alongside counsel from Dickstein Shapiro LLP, completing adoptions for children in foster care in Los Angeles County.  Cameron was also a research assistant to the Hollywood Legal Legacy Project—documenting the history of the entertainment law bar.  At Southwestern, Cameron also studied the History of Contemporary Policy, covering nuclear energy, entitlements, the second amendment, terrorism, and criminal justice issues such as prison justice and the death penalty.

Cameron previously received a B.A. in Psychology from Pepperdine University in Malibu.  At Pepperdine, Cameron was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and volunteered in the “Time to Read” program, teaching teenage probation camp detainees how to read.

Cameron also has extensive experience in the finance industry, working in consumer lending, home mortgage financing, private money lending, life settlement insurance, and equipment-lease financing.  Cameron’s former supervisor at HSBC Finance, Trevor Rief, had this to say of his tenure there, “Cameron was an exceptional and consistent top performer at HSBC. He was extremely knowledgeable and always kept the best interest of the customer at heart. Cameron was a true leader and a wonderful example for his fellow employees.”  Cameron also worked for Trimarc Financial, representing the equipment lease finance company in operating and capital leases, lease lines of credit, and sale leasebacks.  He represented Trimarc across Oregon, Nevada, Indiana, Massachusetts, Alabama, Mississippi, and Pennsylvania.  His experience in the finance industry provides both Cameron and his clients with rare insight into various business matters.

Cameron maintains the Norris Law Blog, which discusses business and family law issues and brings practical information to readers.  Popular posts have included California “Divorce-proofing your business” and “How having sex with your (soon-to-be ex) spouse can cost you $25,000 (or more)”.  In their spare time, he and his girlfriend Jessica enjoy horseback riding, the Lake Tahoe area, and spending time with their dogs.

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