Our Tradition of Legal
Excellence Continues Today.

Building on a strong foundation from the past, today BOD&B is a state-of-the-art law firm that is vitally involved in the legal community and civic affairs.

Our members serve in key leadership roles on these boards:

  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Ventura County Bar Association Probate Section
  • Ventura County Bar Association Employment Section
  • Ventura County Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • California Lawyers Association Litigation Section’s Jury Instructions Committee
Gavin Newsom and Oscar Gonzalez

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom (left) and BOD&B attorney Oscar Gonzalez (right)

In addition to professional organizations, BOD&B and its members actively participate in and support local organizations like the Lion’s Club, Rotary International, the Ventura County Chamber Music Festival, the Museum of Ventura County, the New West Symphony, as well as many other civic organizations.

We are especially proud of the fact that Benton, Orr, Duval & Buckingham has been awarded the highest rating (AV Rated) from Martindale-Hubbell, the premier nation-wide rating organization of attorneys and law firms. BOD&B’s primary geographic area includes Ventura, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo counties. We also provide legal services to our clients in surrounding counties.

What We Can Do for You.

Benton, Orr, Duval & Buckingham offers a wide range of quality legal services to individuals, businesses, insurers and public entities.

Trial Department. Our trial department consists of a group of highly experienced courtroom litigators who have successfully represented individuals, businesses, insurers and public entities in a broad range of court actions. We frequently represent clients in cases involving business and real estate disputes, personal injury and wrongful death accidents, employment relationships, environmental contamination, and defense of professional malpractice claims.

Probate and Estate Planning. BOD&B prides itself on offering personalized, knowledgeable estate planning services, custom tailored to meet the client’s unique financial objectives. Estate planning services include wills, probate, trusts and conservatorships, as well as representation at contested proceedings.

Business Transactions. We regularly work with individuals and companies – large and small – in business, financial and real estate transactions. These services include the formation and dissolution of business entities and the drafting and interpretation of contracts.