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Attorney Profiles

Chris Gray

Chris GrayChris Gray received her law degree from the University of Texas in 1990 and her undergraduate degree in education from Southwest Texas State University, where she graduated cum laude. Ms. Gray began her legal career as a criminal prosecutor and has extensive litigation experience. She practiced family law in Ventura County before focusing her practice exclusively on estate planning and probate matters in 2002.

Areas of Practice Include:

Estate Planning
Wills & Trusts
Powers of Attorney
Estate Tax Issues
Pre & Post Marital Property Agreements
Trust Administration
Special Needs Trusts
Probate Administration
Probate Avoidance
Probate Accounting
Conservatorship and Guardianship
Elder Law
Medi Cal Planning
Elder Abuse
Advance Health Care Directives

Memberships:

  • State Bar of California Trusts and Estates Section
  • Ventura County Bar Association Estate Planning Section
  • Conejo Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Past board member of the Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Past President Planned Giving Council of Ventura County

Claudia E. Barba

Claudia E. BarbaClaudia E. Barba graduated from UCLA in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and received her Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law in 1999. She began her legal career as a business litigator but her devotion to family and community steered her into the practice of estate planning where she provides clear and compassionate legal counsel to her local community in both English and Spanish. Ms. Barba resides in Ventura County with her husband, three daughters, and two standard poodles.

Areas of Practice Include:

Estate Planning
Wills & Trusts
Powers of Attorney
Estate Tax Issues
Probate Avoidance
Advance Health Care Directives
Probate Administration
Trust Administration
Medi-Cal Planning

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships:

  • State Bar of California Trusts and Estates Section
  • Ventura County Bar Association Estate Planning Section
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles, Volunteer Attorney
  • Los Empresarios, BNI-Ventura