Attorney Profile

Gregory Phillips Ventura Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Wrongful Death and Criminal Defense Attorney
Mr. Phillips was born in Waukegan, Illinois in 1954. He received his B.A. degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1977 and his J.D. degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1981. Mr. Phillips was admitted to the bar in California in 1982, the United States District Court, Central District of California in 1983, and the United States District Court, Southern District of California in 2011. He was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Pepperdine University School of Law and an Instructor at the University of California at Santa Barbara and at the Ventura County Sheriff’s Academy.

Mr. Phillips is a member of the California, Ventura County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and, the Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity. He was the Ventura County District Attorney’s Attorney of the Year in 1994 and the recipient of the Leadership Award in 2000.


LAW OFFICES OF JOHN H. HOWARD
2002-2013

McGAHAN & ENGLE 1985-1986

ECKERT, SMITH & TYLER 1982-1985
Wrongful Death
Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Automobile Accidents
Bicycle Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Dangerous Road Condition Accidents
Slip-and-fall Accidents
Off Road Vehicle Accidents
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Litigation
University and College Campus Safety and Security
Discrimination based upon age, sex or religion

VENTURA COUNTY OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY 1986-2002
Senior Deputy District Attorney
Misdemeanor Supervisor
Major Crimes-Homicide Jury Trials
Major Narcotics Traffickers Jury Trials
Misdemeanor Jury Trials
Grand Jury
Writs and Appeals
2000 Leadership Award
1994 Attorney of the Year
Ventura County law enforcement confidential informant liaison
On call narcotics search warrant deputy district attorney for the county, state and federal major narcotics law enforcement agencies
Instructor, District Attorney’s Office. MCLE course material: Search Warrants, Narcotics related search and seizure issues, Brady discovery
Instructor, Ventura County Sheriff’s Academy. Advance Officer Training, Search Warrants, Search and Seizure, Basic Evidence
Past President of the Ventura County Criminal Justice Attorney’s Association

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF LAW, PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW 2001-2002

INSTRUCTOR, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA BARBARA 1983

PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW 1978-1981
Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity; Teaching Assistant

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA BARBARA
B.A. with honors, Political Science 1977
Chairperson, UCSB Press Council

CYPRESS COLLEGE, CYPRESS, CA
A.A. with honors, Political Science, 1974
Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society; President’s and Dean’s Honors List. Chairperson Model United Nations program

 

Areas of Practice include:

Criminal Law  *  Wrongful Death  *  Personal Injury  *  Medical Malpractice
Automobile Accidents  *  Bicycle Accidents  *  Motorcycle Accidents
Dangerous Road Condition Accidents  *  Slip-and-fall Accidents
Off Road Vehicle Accidents  *  Uninsured/Under-insured Motorist Litigation
University and College Campus Safety and Security  *  Discrimination based upon age, sex or religion