Since 1973, the attorneys at Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP have provided legal services to individuals and businesses throughout Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. Our attorneys offer the sophisticated and visionary representation necessary to protect our clients' personal and business interests in today's increasingly complex and litigious legal environment. Our areas of expertise include:
Business Law and Litigation
Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP provides clients, ranging from individual entrepreneurs to large corporations, with business, transactional and entity counseling services in diverse matters. We assist businesses at the start-up phase, including entity choice and formation and tax planning, at the dissolution stage, including buy-sell agreements, asset sales and liquidations, and at all phases in-between. Business disputes are often unavoidable and can seriously disrupt day-to-day business operations and profitability. Our attorneys are skilled at devising and implementing cost-effective and efficient litigation strategies aimed at resolving business disputes swiftly and successfully. To learn more, please see our business law page.
Civil Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
The attorneys at Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP have experience representing individuals and businesses in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including breach of contracts, fraud, breach of fiduciary dutiy, trade secrets, personal injury, wrongful death, real estate failure to disclose and quiet title actions, construction defect, probate matters, trust and will contests, partnership disputes, and administrative hearings. Our litigation team has experience in court and jury civil trials and emphasizes alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as mediations and arbitrations.
Our attorneys devise comprehensive, cost-efficient case strategies aimed at resolving litigation matters quickly and effectively. Additionally, unlike some firms who pass off responsibilities to junior members or associates in training, our clients work directly with experienced partners who personally handle written discovery, depositions, and law and motion matters. For more details, visit our civil litigation and ADR page.
Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts & Probate
Our attorneys offer comprehensive estate planning services including the preparation of wills, revocable living trusts, durable powers of attorney, and advance health care directives. We assist clients in charitable planning and business succession planning, and utilize advanced estate and tax planning strategies to accomplish the goals and objectives of our clients while minimizing their tax implications. We represent clients in trust administration and probate administration matters, and also represent clients in connection with conservatorship and guardianship matters. We also provide experienced representation of trustees, executors, administrators, agents and other fiduciaries.
We also represent clients in will and trust litigation, including contests, lawsuits concerning the interpretation of estate planning documents, trust termination proceedings, and trustee removal proceedings. For more information, visit our estate planning law page.
Real Estate Law
Our attorneys represent individuals and businesses in connection with a wide range of commercial and residential real estate matters. We handle both transactions and litigation, including matters involving residential home purchases, commercial real estate development, easements, agricultural real estate, and complex financing arrangements. We understand the challenges commonly presented in many real estate deals, allowing us to anticipate potential obstacles and provide cost-effective services in this area of law. Visit our real estate law page for more.
We assist individual and business clients in a wide range of tax law matters, including tax planning, corporate tax law, estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales and use taxes, as well as represent clients in tax controversies involving state tax agencies and the Internal Revenue Service. Our team includes Tax Specialists certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, who have a deep understanding of state and federal tax laws and regulations and are intimately familiar with agency policies and procedures. To learn more about our expertise in this area of law, please see our tax law page.
Wine and Vineyard Law
We offer a full range of legal services to individuals, families and institutional clients, including vintners, brokers, distributors, retailers, wineries, vineyard owners, developers, builders, lenders, contractors, and architects. To learn more, visit our wine law page.
Seek Experienced Legal Representation
Every Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP attorney represents a wide range of individual and business clients in diverse business, real estate, tax, estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, wine law and civil litigation matters. Contact our expert attorneys today at (805) 963-9721 or use the form on this page.