Welcome to the Blatz Law Firm

About Paul Blatz

“You’d rather have me on your side, than theirs.”

Ojai attorney Paul Blatz

Ojai attorney Paul Blatz

  • Ojai attorney for over 20 years
  • Mayor of Ojai, 2013 and 2016
  • Ojai City Council Member – 2010 to present
  • City of Ojai Planning Commission – 1998 to 2008, Chairman – 2002 and 2oo6
  • City of Ojai Redevelopment Commission – 1996 to 1998
  • Board of Directors, Ojai Performing Arts Theater Foundation – 2000 to present
  • Board of Directors, Ojai Living Treasures – Chairman 1999 to 2001
  • Rotary Club of Ojai/West – 1994 to present, President 2007/08
  • Ojai Pergola Committee – 1998 to 1999
  • Owner Blatz Law Firm since 1992
  • Former President Trial Lawyer’s Association
  • 2015 Gold Coast Transit District Chairman of the Board

Paul Blatz brought his family to Ojai more than 30 years ago and has been practicing law in downtown Ojai for over 20 years. He has a BV Attorney Rating, as well as a Highest Client Satisfaction Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Click here to read more about Paul on the Martindale-Hubbell website.

Paul has extensive trial experience and is the former president of the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association. He is a tireless community volunteer and a civic minded citizen having spent over 10 years on the Ojai Planning Commission; he is also former and current (2016) Mayor of Ojai and a City Council member.

Paul is the senior attorney/owner of the Blatz Law Firm, a full service law firm providing competent civil and criminal legal representation for its clients. He was admitted to practice law in the State of California in 1992 and, since that time, has participated in over 65 civil, criminal, and family law trials, 17 of which were jury trials. Paul provides services as a mediator and arbitrator and is trained in the area of collaborative family law.

Posts about Paul Blatz on Martindale.com.

Posted by a Judge:

“Good, trustworthy lawyer.”

Posted by a Judge:

“Mr. Blatz is not flashy, but he is solid. He does not take unreasonable positions. He represents his clients well.”

Posted by a Judge:

“Mr. Blatz is a fabulous attorney is every respect. It is a pleasure to watch him practice in my courtroom.”

Posted by a Private Practice Attorney:

“I have known Paul Blatz for about thirteen years and have always held him in the highest esteem.”

Posted by a Judge:

“Mr. Blatz is a respected and talented attorney of very high ethical standards. I worked with and opposed him many times before I became a judge. Mr. Blatz serves as a judge pro tem for our court, and he does so with distinction.”

On the City Council, Paul has led the push to fill the blighted buildings in Ojai’s downtown area by passing legislation aimed at property owners who allow their vacant properties to become run down. Since Paul has been elected to the City Council, he has helped reform Ojai government making it more transparent and efficient while also helping to balance the budget. Prior to being on the City Council, Paul received awards from the City of Ojai for his work on the Pergola Restoration project and he is currently a Living Treasure.

The beauty of Ojai, and the allure of Ojai’s small town charm, reminded Paul of the town where he grew up in Connecticut. Before working as an attorney, Paul was the national sales manager for a Fortune 500 company specializing is large display boards and advertising. This work included signing deals with major sports stadiums like the L.A. Coliseum and the Georgia Dome where Paul was the lead salesman for the large replay boards and advertising displays installed in those stadiums.

North American Top Attorney

Paul B. Blatz has been honored for excellence as one of North America’s Top Attorneys.

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Phone: 805-646-3110
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206 North Signal Street, Suite G,
Ojai, California 93023

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