Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP (FCOP), Ventura County’s largest law firm, recently announced that attorney Arthur Zittell has joined the firm. Zittell, who will be of counsel, brings 45 years of law experience, with the past 30 years as a sole practioner specializing in family law. Rated an AV-Preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbard for the past 28 years, Zittell is skilled at helping clients navigate the difficult process of family law matters, including complex financial cases and contested child custody cases.
“We’re pleased to welcome Art to FCOP. His extensive knowledge of family law and overall law experience will be a tremendous asset to our firm and our clients,” said Michael Velthoen, FCOP managing partner.
Recognized for the past several years by Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Southern California, Zittell earned his bachelor’s degree from California State Northridge (Valley State College at the time) with a major in history and his law degree from Loyola Law School. After graduating, he was sworn in as an attorney and served nearly three years as a prosecutor at the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office before going into private practice in 1975.
A Los Angeles county native, Zittell is a member of the Ventura Bar Association and the California Bar Association, and an alumni of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He will be based out of FCOP’s Westlake Village location.
For over 35 years, FCOP has been providing quality solutions and personal attention to clients throughout California. Conveniently located in Westlake Village and Ventura, our two full-service offices offer expert counsel across 15 specialized practice groups. With commitment and pride, we also serve the community through pro bono services and by volunteering and sponsoring a variety of civic, professional and charitable organizations. For more information, visit www.fcoplaw.com.