Steve Pell: Biography

Candidate for Superior Court Judge, Office #8, Ventura County



PO Box 3240, Ventura 93006

(805) 340-5000



Facebook: votestevepell


Party: Democrat



1974  Law Clerk El Cajon Municipal Court, San Diego County, California

1975  Law Clerk In-house Counsel Foodmaker Corporation, San Diego, California

1976  Law Clerk Fred E. Corbin, San Diego, California wrote successful appellate brief Re: application of felony-murder doctrine [People v Henderson 19 Cal.3d 86]

1976 to 1979  Partner, Pell and Phillips, Ventura, California

1980 to 1983  Professor of Remedies Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law

1979 to present  Attorney/Owner, Law Offices of Steve Pell, Ventura, California



1981 to present  Judge Pro Tem, Mediator, Arbitrator Ventura County Municipal and Superior Courts

1993 to 2014  Volunteer Coach, Referee American Youth Soccer Organization

1994 to 1997  Volunteer Attorney Jewish Family Service Legal Clinic

1994 to present  Volunteer Attorney Ventura County Pro Per Clinic (Predecessor of the current Self-Help Legal Access Center)

1997 to 2000  Volunteer Ways and Means Committee Ventura County Jewish Council – Temple Beth Torah



1996  Best Divorce Lawyer Ventura County Star Fee Press Readers’ Choice

1997 to 2005  Best Law Firm Star Readers’ Poll

2008  Best Law Firm Star Readers’ Poll



1973  BA with Honors UC Berkeley, California

1976  JD University of San Diego, California



Age: 68. Native of/Resident of: Southern California

Married to wife, Dionna Pell. Children: 7

Special Interests: In addition to law, boxing, classic cars, food.


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