Deirdre Frank’s interests include local Ventura County politics, national and international travel, all genre of music and fine art, Italian, French and Persian cooking, reading, especially autobiographies, and the ocean lifestyle.
Areas Of Practice:
Social Security Disability
U.S. Federal Court, 1979
Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1978 J.D., Doctorate of Jurisprudence
University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1975 B.A., Political Science
Morales v. W.C.A.B., 230 Cal.Rptr. 575 (Cal.App. 2 Dist. 1986)
Professional Associations and Community Service:
Member, Consumer Attorneys of California. Past Member, Board of Governors
Member, Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
Member and Past President, Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association
Past President, National Womens’ Political Caucus, Ventura County Chapter
Member,Ventura County Bar Association. Past Member, Board of Directors
Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation. Past First Vice-President
Commissioner and Chair,Ventura County Civil Service Commission
Current Chair, City of Oxnard Planning Commission. Member and Past Chair over several terms.
Current Chair, Oxnard Measure O Oversight Committee for several terms.
Court Appointed Mediator
Past Employment Positions:
Morgan, Wenzel & McNicholas, Los Angeles, Law Clerk, 1976 – 1978
Gilliland, Roberson & Moser, Los Angeles, Attorney, 1979 – 1981
Roberson & Frank, Century City, Attorney, 1981 – 1982
Brown & Goldberg, Oxnard, Attorney, 1982 – 1983
Frank & Rosenfeld, Oxnard, Attorney, 1984 – 1990
Law Offices of Deirdre Frank, 1990 – Present
Pro Bono Activities:
Arbitrator and Mediator, Municipal & Superior Courts over 20 years.
Fee Dispute Arbitrator — Ventura County Bar Association.
Mock Trial Coach, Ventura High School, 1991 – 1992.
Mock Trial Scorer, 1993 – Present
Ventura County Community Foundation Scholarship Review Committee, Current