J. Roger Myers
J. Roger Myers, an AV-rated attorney, practices in the areas of civil litigation, business, estate planning, wills and trust and probate. Mr. Myers has extensive municipal law experience in both litigation and transactional matters. From 1972 to 1973 he served as assistant general counsel to the Ventura Port District. In 1974, he served as interim general counsel. Between 1980 – 2012 he acted as Assistant City Attorney for Ojai and was appointed City Attorney for Fillmore in July of 1992 and served in that capacity until December 2007. He currently is general counsel to the Carpinteria Valley Water District. Mr. Myers has extensive experience in drafting resolutions, ordinances, contracts and other such municipal transactional matters. In 2003, he was retained by the Ventura Community College District to provide training on Brown Act issues.
Mr. Myers served as special trial counsel for a number of municipalities, including Ojai, Redondo Beach, Oceanside, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, the Ventura Unified School District, the County of Madera and the Metropolitan Water District. Mr. Myers has tried more than 50 civil jury trials, including several direct condemnation cases. In addition, he’s tried over 100 civil court trials and appeared before many administrative law courts, city councils, county boards of supervisors and special district boards.