Furst, Fred

427 East Carrillo StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101- 1401

Updated: 05/05/2014


Fred Furst is a preeminent Santa Barbara lawyer in California, with over 27 years of experience prosecuting and defending civil cases encompassing a broad spectrum of law, including contract and real estate disputes, trust and estate cases, partnership and corporate disputes, consumer and securities litigation, civil racketeering cases, patent disputes and class actions. Mr. Furst represents clients throughout Santa Barbara County, California’s Central Coast, and Los Angeles...


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Trust and Estate Cases
  • Partnership and Corporate Disputes
  • Consumer and Securities Litigation
  • Civil Racketeering Cases
  • Patent Disputes
  • Class Actions


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1983
  • Colorado, 1994
  • Oregon, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1998

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of California (Member)
  • Colorado Bar Association (Member)


  • AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Past Positions

  • Hamil/Hecht LLC, Denver, CO, 1997 - 2004
  • Krys Boyle Golz Freedman & Scott, P.C., Denver, CO, 1994 - 1997
  • Maynard Law Corp., San Jose, CA, 1992 - 1994
  • Goldstein & Phillips, P.C., San Francisco, CA, 1991 - 1992
  • Lovitt & Hannan, Inc., San Francisco, CA, 1984 - 1990


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, 1983
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Law Review: Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, 1982
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1980
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: High Honors
    Major: Business and Economics
    Major: Political Science



  • AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell

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Office Information


427 East Carrillo StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101- 1401


  • 805-966-3715


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

9:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday

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427 East Carrillo StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101- 1401