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Philip I. Moncharsh - Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara Civil Litigation & Appeals Lawyer
427 East Carrillo StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101-1401
Accepts Credit Cards
Philip I. MoncharshLawyer Overview

Philip I. Moncharsh has been a litigation and trial lawyer since his admission to practice law in 1973. Mr. Moncharsh has successfully argued hundreds of cases to verdict in state and federal courts throughout California, and has also appeared before the California Supreme Court. He concentrates his practice in the areas of complex business and corporate disputes, insurance litigation and coverage issues, representation and counseling of public agencies and nonprofit organizations, personal...

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Philip I. Moncharsh has been a litigation and trial lawyer since his admission to practice law in 1973. Mr. Moncharsh has successfully argued hundreds of cases to verdict in state and federal courts throughout California, and has also appeared before the California Supreme Court. He concentrates his practice in the areas of complex business and corporate disputes, insurance litigation and coverage issues, representation and counseling of public agencies and nonprofit organizations, personal injury, product liability and professional negligence matters, and civil trials and appeals.

Mr. Moncharsh serves as a court-appointed arbitrator for the Ventura and Santa Barbara County Superior Courts, has sat as a Judge Pro Tem, and is a long time member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the California, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County, and Los Angeles County Bar Associations and Trial Lawyers Associations.

In the local community, Mr. Moncharsh has served as advisor to the Ojai City Council, as well as personally counseled the Ojai Community Hospital Board, Ventura County Media Network, Committee for Environmental Education, Ojai Music Festival, and Citizens for Responsible Government. Mr. Moncharsh co-founded and served as President of the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy and is a past President of the Yale Club of Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties.

Mr. Moncharsh graduated from Yale University in 1970 and received his J.D. from The Columbia University School of Law in 1973.

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Practice Areas
Civil Litigation & AppealsContractsProbate, Estate & Trust LitigationPersonal Injury - Plaintiff & DefenseInsurance Law
Current Employment Position(s)
Partner
Languages
Spanish
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
California, 1973U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1979U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1981
Other Affiliations
American Association for JusticeAmerican Bar AssociationThe State Bar of CaliforniaCalifornia Trial Lawyers Association / CAOCSanta Barbara County Bar AssociationVentura County Bar AssociationVentura County Trial Lawyers AssociationLos Angeles County Bar AssociationLos Angeles Trial Lawyers Association / CAALA
Education
Columbia Law School, New York, New York, 1973
J.D.
Honors: With Honors
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1970
B.A.
Honors: With Honors
Honors: Recipient, Distinguished Service Medal, Yale University
Major: Political Science
Past Positions
Benton, Orr, Duval & Buckingham, Ventura, CAHeily & Blase, Ventura, CAStrote & Whitehouse, Beverly Hills, CAOffice of the Public Defender, Los Angeles, CA
Pro Bono Activities
Judge Pro Tem, Superior Courts, 1992 - Present Ojai Valley Land Conservancy - Founder, Board Member & Past PresidentVentura County Agricultural Land TrustOjai Community Hospital BoardRoadrunners Youth Track ProgramVentura County Media NetworkYale Club of Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo - Board Member, Past President, Distinguished Service RecipientCommittee for Environmental EducationOjai Music FestivalCitizens for Responsible Government
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Honors
Recipient: Ojai (CA) Community Conservation Award, 1996Who's Who in American Law, 1994
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Office Information
Address
427 East Carrillo StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101-1401
Phone
805-319-4266
Fax
805-966-3715
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes
Office Hours
9:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday
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