Douglas H. Ridley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Moorpark, CA

Ridley Defense, APC
 | 18 High St., Suite A
Moorpark, CA 93021
Phone: 805-208-1866
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
Attorney Profile

With over a decade of experience, Douglas H. Ridley brings experience and results to The Law Offices of Douglas H. Ridley as he represents those in Ventura and Los Angeles counties in matters of criminal defense. Formerly a deputy district attorney prosecuting cases for Ventura County, he has worked on both sides of the courtroom and understands the best ways to protect the rights of those who have been accused of committing a crime, including DUI, serious felonies, sex crimes, drug crimes, juvenile crimes and traffic offenses. Mr. Ridley also works with clients to expunge criminal convictions from their records.

Licensed to practice in California since 1998, Mr. Ridley earned his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law and is certified in alternative dispute resolution by the same school. He is a member of the ProVisors Professional Network, and his core values of responsibility and integrity lead to greater overall performance.

Mr. Ridley has been honored with the Small Business Award from the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley & Region in 2010, and as the Business Person of the Year by the Moorpark Chamber of Commerce in 2006. Actively involved in the community, he was the charter president for Moorpark Morning Rotary Club and chairman for the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce, the Moorpark Chamber of Commerce and the Relay for Life of Moorpark for the American Cancer Society.

With an “Excellent” rating from Avvo, Mr. Ridley demonstrates his commitment to protecting clients when they are facing criminal charges that may affect the rest of their life.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, DUI/DWI


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Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019

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About Douglas Ridley

Admitted: 1998, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Small Business Award, United Chambers of Commerce, 2010
  • Business Person of the Year, Moorpark Chamber of Commerce, 2006
  • Excellent Rating, Avvo®

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution - Certificate - Pepperdine University School of Law, 1998

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, ProVisors® Professional Network

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairman - American Cancer Society - Relay for Life of Moorpark, 2012
  • Chairman - Moorpark Chamber of Commerce, 2009
  • Chairman - Calabasas Chamber of Commerce, 2008
  • Moorpark Morning Rotary Charter President, 2008



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Office Location for Douglas H. Ridley

18 High St.
Suite A
Moorpark, CA 93021

Phone: 805-208-1866


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Last Updated: 5/22/2018

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