- June 15, 2019
-- Douglas K. Goldwater, a partner with Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP, Ventura County's largest law firm, has been named to the 2019 "Rising Stars" list of Super Lawyers
. The "Rising Stars" list includes fewer than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the Southern California region who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Goldwater has been consistently named to the "Rising Stars" list since 2013.
An expert in family law and business litigation, Goldwater provides skilled guidance on complex child custody cases and financial disputes, and uses his extensive litigation experience involving business, real property and intellectual property matters. He focuses on both litigation and collaborative cases for clients in Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties. A long-time board member of the Ventura County Bar Association, Goldwater was recently appointed to serve as VCBA president. Goldwater earned his law degree from the University of Southern California, and his bachelor's degree in mass communications and legal studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
"We congratulate Douglas on being named to the 'Rising Stars' list for seven consecutive years," said FCOP Managing Partner Michael Velthoen. "Douglas consistently demonstrates excellence, expertise and leadership in his practice areas, and represents the high standards of professional integrity and quality counsel our firm provides to our clients throughout the Central Coast."
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.For over 35 years, FCOP has been providing quality solutions and personal attention to clients throughout California. Conveniently located in Westlake Village and Ventura, our two full-service offices offer expert counsel across 15 specialized practice groups. With commitment and pride, we also serve the community through pro bono services and by volunteering and sponsoring a variety of civic, professional and charitable organizations. For more information, visit www.fcoplaw.com.