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Kendall A. VanConas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Oxnard, CA

Arnold LaRochelle Mathews VanConas & Zirbel LLP
300 East Esplanade Drive, Suite 2100
Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone: 805-988-9886
Fax: 805-988-1937
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kendall A. VanConas is a partner at Arnold LaRochelle Mathews VanConas & Zirbel LLP, one of the renowned law firms in Ventura County, located in Oxnard, California. For the past 30 years, she has been instrumental in helping Southern Californian clients with:

·       Conservatorships and elder law

·       Estate planning, probate and trust administration

·       Probate and trust litigation

·       Living wills 

·       Power of attorney

Certified as a specialist in estate planning, probate and trust law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Ms. VanConas works with individuals and families to tackle the legal complexities involved in estate planning and elder law and their related emotional issues. She has extensive experience in the planning and administration of high-value estates through the probate and trust process with meticulous attention to detail.

Ms. VanConas completed her undergraduate studies in political science at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1988 and was conferred with her doctorate in legal studies in 1992 by the Southwestern Law School. After practicing law for 12 years, she continued her education in a five-year night program at Golden Gate University, earning a master’s degree in taxation. Practicing with her family’s law firm, Cohen and Cohen in Camarillo as a sole practitioner for several years, she joined A to Z Law as an associate attorney in 2003.

An established voice in the legal community, Ms. VanConas served as the president of the Ventura County Bar Association in 2010. She also holds memberships with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Rotary Club of Oxnard and the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform. She is a regular presenter at CLE courses on topics related to estate planning, probate and trust administration, and special needs trusts.

Some of the accolades and recognitions Ms. VanConas has received include an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a “Superb” rating from Avvo and the Pacific Coast Business Times’ inclusion to the list of Who’s Who in Professional Services in the Tri-Counties and the Top 50 Women in Business. Her favorite activities include cooking, decorating her home and cheering on the UCLA Bruins in her spare time.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 50%Elder Law
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

About Kendall A. VanConas

First Admitted: 1992

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Educational Background

  • Master of Science (Taxation), Golden Gate University (2009)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Attorney Volunteer, Senior Law Clinic sponsored by the Camarillo Community Healthcare District's Wellness & Caregiver Center
  • Rotary Club of Oxnard (President: 2016-2017; Board: 2015 - present), 2011


  • Recognized as one of the Top 50 Women in Business for 2018, as presented by the Pacific Coast Business Times

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Specialist, Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts, California Board of Legal Specialization, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ventura County Bar Assocation (1992 to present); President (2010), 1992
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Office Location for Kendall A. VanConas

300 East Esplanade Drive
Suite 2100
Oxnard, CA 93036

Phone: 805-988-9886

Fax: 805-988-1937

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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