Jan Loomis has been practicing family law for more than 30 years. She has extensive training in mediation and collaborative training, in addition to continuing education in all areas of substantive family law. She holds a Masters Degree in childhood education, and coupled with 4 years of teaching elementary school, have special insight and skills into the needs, development, and perspectives of children. She has the ability and skills to deal with difficult personalities and complex situations. Her goal in is to develop options and solutions outside the range of options available to the court, retain the clientsí ability to fully participate in all decisions reached and to achieve settlements that will resolve immediate issues and likely future issues in a satisfactory way to both clients.
Jan is a member of the Ventura County Bar Association. She is also a member of International Academy of the Collaborative Professionals and the Coalition for Collaborative Divorce. She has volunteered as a settlement officer in courts in both Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. Jan was previously a professor of law at Pepperdine School of Law. She was honored as a 2014 recipient of the Ventura County Star Reader’s Choice award, and is listed in the 2015 Legal Networks Top Lawyers for Highest Ethical standards and Professional Excellence.