About F + B
The Law Firm of Friedman + Bartoumian offers a broad range of legal expertise. Our attorneys have earned the respect of other attorneys, judges and clients throughout California and the nation. In recognition of our legal ability and ethical standards, we have received a high rating from the Martindale-Hubbell organization, the most respected source of authoritative biographical information about members of the legal community worldwide.
If you seek lawyers who are ready to collaborate with you to find positive solutions to your legal concerns, contact us.
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Honored By Ventura County
The Board of Supervisors for the County of Ventura bestowed Honors on our Founder, Heywood G. Friedman, for three decades of community and pro bono legal service. Examples of such service include sponsorship of academic, athletic, and arts programs at Conejo Valley schools and volunteer legal services to numerous churches and synagogues, including the United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks and Temple Etz Chaim of Thousand Oaks.
Our reputable, talented team members are among the top in their respective fields. We care about our clients and our community and will work tirelessly to achieve exceptional results for you.
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We are grateful to all our loyal clients, valued employees and dear colleagues. Thank you. A lot has happened since we first opened our doors. Please enjoy this flash to the past showing how far workers’…
#5 DRUG TESTING POLICY Drug testing must be for cause with reasonable suspicion. Simply drug testing due to being involved in an industrial accident is not recommended unless required by federal or state regulations. Over the…
#11 FORMING COMPANY TEAMS Sponsoring Company Teams Can Lead to Workers’ Comp Liability If an Employee Becomes Injured Even Though Participation is Voluntary. Most employers are often aware that injuries occurring during an off-duty social, recreational…
Yes, That’s What You Get For Being Such A Good Employer! #18 PROVIDING A HOTEL ROOM Employees are covered 100% of the time while on overnight business trips! It is not unusual for companies to accept…
“Heywood takes the time to meet with us to get a clear understanding of what our goals are. Currently focusing on closing aged and difficult claims while aggressively closing new claims in the door. He gets it and is a great partner in achieving our aggressive goals.”
– Martin King, Kaiser Permanente
“We have had the pleasure of retaining Mr. Friedman’s firm for a number of years and for various actions. Heywood is a skilled and knowledgeable counselor who appreciates the time certain aspects of legal action. We will continue to use his firm for most of our CA legal work.”
– Jeff Bogacki, Vice President, Excess Workers Compensation – 5Star Specialty
“Besides being a great attorney, “Woody” is a better person, friend, humanitarian. And when times get tough, he has your back!”
– Dee Levy, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Sales – Gaspar Insurance Services
We are widely known for our…
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