Our Municipal & Public Entity

Law Team

Myers Widders Ventura law firm's experienced Education Law Attorneys handle General Counsel matters. Monte Widders
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Top Municipal law Attorneys - Myers Widders Ventura law firm

Myers Widders has practiced municipal and public entity law for nearly 35 years.  This work has included annexation and development, drafting zoning and other types of ordinances, general plan elements and specific plans.  A number of the firm’s attorneys are experts in advising municipalities on state laws applicable to their day-to-day operations, including:

  • Brown Act

  • Conflicts of interest

  • Elections

  • Proposition 218

  • Tax allocation and revenue bonds

  • California Environmental Quality Act

  • Endangered Species Act

  • Purchase and Sale of Real Property.








Our Firm has represented numerous public agencies and special districts in a variety of legal matters, including personnel issues.  We have developed a particular expertise in assisting school districts in the purchase, sale or lease of real property and surplus school sites. 

Experienced Attorneys

Monte L. Widders served as the City Attorney for Ojai (1980 - 2011) and J. Roger Myers served as City Attorney for Fillmore (1992 - 2007). Our experience in high visibility, complex land use litigation is unique.  Always on the cutting edge, members of the firm have been involved in important cases such as Palmer v. Ojai (1986) 178 Cal.App.3d 280; Nollan v. Coastal Commission (1987) 483 U.S. 825; Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council (1992) 505 U.S. 1003; Pardee Construction Company v. City of Camarillo (1984) 37 Cal.3d 465, 690 P.2d 701, 208 Cal.Rptr. 228; Long Beach Equities v. County of Ventura (City of Simi Valley) (1992) 505 U.S. 1219; Garat v. City of Riverside (1991) 2 Cal.App.4th 259, 3 Cal.Rptr.2d 504; Building Industry Association v. Superior Court(Oceanside) (1989) 211 Cal.App.3d 277; Building Industry Association of Southern California v. City of Camarillo (1986) 41 Cal.3d 810, 718 P.2d 68, 226 Cal.Rptr. 81; and Del Oro Hills v. City of Oceanside (1995) 31 Cal.App.4th 1060, 37 Cal.Rptr.2d 677.

Contact Us

Let the experience and expertise of Myers Widders work for you. If you are selecting an attorney to represent your municipality, public agency, special district, or are looking for an attorney to represent you in a matter pending before a governmental body, we have the knowledge and skill you need on your side. Please call our Ventura office at (805) 644-7188 or E-mail.


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5425 Everglades St. Ventura, CA 93003

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Some of the Cities We Serve

Arroyo Grande / Atascadero / Avila Beach / Buellton / Camarillo / Carpinteria / Castaic / Fillmore / Goleta / Grover Beach / Lompoc / Los Osos / Moorpark / Morro Bay / Newhall / Ojai / Oxnard / Paso Robles / Piru / Pismo Beach / Port Hueneme / San Luis Obispo / Santa Barbara / Santa Clarita / Santa Maria / Santa Paula / Saugas / Simi Valley /  Stevenson Ranch / Thousand Oaks / Valencia / Ventura

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