I absolutely recommend their firm

I called 8-10 attorneys before choosing Bamieh & De Smeth because I felt they were the most genuine and professional. I'm glad I did, they put my nerves at ease and helped me through the worst time of my life, with the best outcome I could have hoped for, and they're still doing what they can to improve the situation. I absolutely recommend their firm.

March 2021 / Andrew

Threatening letters

Jennifer was clear in what actions were possible to take. Her help solved my problem in an efficient manner. She was businesslike, but approachable and kind. The office handled everything professionally, even in the midst of the pandemic.

February 20, 2021 / Sara

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

I trust and recommend her and the firm without reservation

I've been supported by Ms. De Smeth a few times over the past years. She had absolutely become one of those people I count on as a partner. Her communication is clear and she's whip smart. Most important to me is her balance of deep integrity and fierce advocacy. I trust and recommend her and the firm without reservation.

February 2021 / C.W.

You want this man by your side in tough times

Jason was a steady hand in a very tough timeDivorce shouldn’t be easy, but Jason made the process as painless as possible. His professionalism, insight, and guidance got me through this in a manner that was equitable and fair for both sides; a best-case outcome. You want this man by your side in tough times. I give him a rock solid recommendation.

January 2021 / Mark


Fast friendly service! Answered my concerns, gave me top professional advice. I would highly recommend Bamieh & De Smith, PLC for all legal advice! A+++

January 2021 / Julie

Professionalism, Responsiveness

I would highly recommend this team. The staff is very professional and thorough, always ensuring that I understood the process every step of the way. Communication was timely throughout my case. Great overall experience!

December 2020 / Angel

Highly Recommend

Bamieh & De Smeth did a great job representing me with my personal injury claim - I would highly recommend them.

November 2020 / Lee

Ms. Yates was right on top of it

Jennifer Yates was my Lawyer regarding a Family Law case. She explained everything very clearly and made sure I understood the steps that had to be taken when I met her for the first time. Ms. Yates was very prompt in answering any questions that I had while processing my divorce. I know it was difficult because of the pandemic. She would always get back to me in a timely manner even if the question I had couldn’t be answered right away. She always made sure to contact me if there were any changes in the court dates. My ex-husband was always moving around and hard to locate in order to serve him documents. Ms. Yates was right on top of it. She contacted the investigators promptly and the papers were served. Ms. Yates is a very professional and patient person and I am glad that she was my lawyer. I would definitely refer her to my family and friends.

September 2020 / Maria

END of Spousal Support

After over 15 years of Spousal Support for a 16 year marriage with no kids, Jennifer came and did what no one else would do. Her legal aid and her were great to work with and very reasonable with fees.


July 31, 2020 / Mark

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5


Jennifer did a great job keeping me informed and educated throughout this process, as this experience was new to me. Communication was always in a timely manner which I greatly appreciated. She is very knowledgeable, and I would highly recommend her.

May 27, 2020 / client

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Thank You Mr. Bamieh, you are one fine man.

Mr. Bamieh's law office is THE place to contact with legal troubles in the County of Ventura. He took care of my case, got a fairly good deal and especially didn't generate false hope or make empty promises he couldn't keep. That was an actual game changer, as I have dealt with very high profile guys out of LA bB (before Bamieh) who pretended like they knew everything and gave me a lot of unwarranted hope, making promises they simply couldn't keep.

Go local. And if you have done yourself the favor of committing a crime in Ventura, going locally means going Bamieh. Though I do hope not to have to use his services ever again, I would entrust the man with my legal issues to a greater extent than the English language permits me to express.

November 2019 / Alexander

We truly feel like we have someone fighting for us

We have been employing Anzac Jacobs for a while now and he is great! He responds to emails and phone calls promptly and has answered any questions we have had. We truly feel like we have someone fighting for us and feel safe knowing that Anzac is on our side. My mother and I highly recommend Anzac for all of your legal needs.

October 2019 / Nicole

I can't say enough good things about this place.

This is the BEST Law Firm in all of Ventura County if not California. If you need an attorney, Don't hesitate! Ron and his team of professionals help to get my case DISMISSED and it wasn't easy. I incriminated myself but Mr. Bamieh did an excellent job of getting the charges dropped. He was so smooth the way he handled his cross examination. He is a GIANT!!!

A BIG THANK YOU to Anzac for laying down the foundation which led to the verdict. You are a true RAIDER (your coffee is on its way)

August 2019 / Tony

I couldn't asked for better

I was very happy with my outcome, trully blessed I found these guys. They were very professional, always answered my questions and most importantly very empathetic to what I was going through. I couldn't asked for better, special thank you to Anzac, I hope to not ever see you guys again but I know you'll be there if I ever need you again.

April 2019 / Angelo

Response was quick and was straight to the point

The entire process was stressful and we took a lot of time to search for a law office that could properly and fairly represent the case. Most of the law offices we spoke to did not show compassion and the fees were not reasonable. Anzac took up the case and helped us through the entire process, his response was quick and was straight to the point. Now everything is resolved and we can go back to our normal lives again.

March 2019 / Shu Yu

Highly Recommend

I spoke to Monique Fierro regarding disability leave. She was extraordinarily helpful, explaining responsibilities for all parties involved (State of CA, employer, myself and SSA). Disability leave is a complicated thing, and her guidance was superb; she even told me of an aspect of the law I had not previously heard. The un-rushed complimentary consultation has helped me to understand and proceed with confidence. Highly recommended.

January 23,2019 / Anna

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Danielle Makes Everything Super Easy

Danielle De Smeth was referred to me by a retired judge I highly respect. Danielle more than lived up to the referral. She is brilliant, effective and very comfortable to talk with.

December 29, 2018 / JLC

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Danielle and Jennifer went Above and Beyond

Danielle De Smeth was able to defend against jail time and massive fines, regain custody of my children, and was able to expunge my criminal case, expertly navigating through the Santa Barbara County DA's process. Jennifer Yates helped me navigate the Santa Barbara County's family law process and was able to successfully defend against payment of the opposition's attorney's fees during custody hearings. Danielle and Jennifer not only helped me with their professional expertise, but personally as well, by both going above and beyond to ensure that the truth on my case was heard. I am eternally grateful for their help. They helped me restore my life and my girls' lives after an extremely traumatic ordeal.

December 3, 2018 / Michelle

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Helpful Information

At the last minute I met with Ms. De Smeth with some questions about how I could receive compensation and services after being injured by a drunk driver. Ms. De Smeth and her staff were accommodating and arranged an appointment with me on short notice. Ms. De Smeth was very helpful and did not charge me for the initial consult. I am glad I went to her office and feel better after having talked with her. I recommend anyone else who has been unfairly injured to call Bamieh & De Smeth right away.

November 27, 2018 / Miles

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

100% Recommend Ms. Yates

I found Attorney Yates to be quite knowledgeable about family law and child support I would recommend her 100% of the time.

She’s a great lawyer!

October 11, 2018 / Troy

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Mr. Bamieh Simply the Best!!!!

Had a free consultation with Mr Bamieh. I really have to say he is the best and if I ever need legal assistance I would definitely contact him. He explained everything so clearly to me and followed up with me via e mail regarding everything he discussed with me. At the end of the consultation he let me know that my sons case had been dismissed and no charges by him were going to be needed. I initially went to his office thinking about how much money this was going to cost me, but at same time I needed to help my son out. When I heard everything that he had to say I was shocked on how quickly my sons issue was resolved and that Mr Bamieh was not going to charge me. His office staff was also great and very courteous. There are no words to describe how happy I am to have met Mr Bamieh and how wonderful he is. Truly appreciate it!! Thank you very much!!!!

August 14, 2018 / Claudia

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Mr. Jacobs - Outstanding DUI Attorney

I had a difficult DUI case as I had a BAC of 0.23 upon arrest. Mr. Jacobs worked with the court system and myself to get the best possible outcome. He is extremely knowledgeable and walked me through the entire process so I could get back on the road, save my business, support my son as well learn and move on from my mistake. Mr. Jacobs also is transparent and will tell you from his experience the anticipated outcome so you have time to make arrangements to reduce the disruption to you and everyone around you. I have other attorneys on retainer for non-criminal legal representation, but I would say of all the attorneys that I have he's the swiftest and most responsive, which is what you absolutely need when you've been charged with a criminal act. There are a lot of attorneys out there and you want to make sure you secure the best one as soon as possible therefore I highly recommend contacting Anzac Jacobs immediately if you have been charged with a DUI

July 21, 2018 / client

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

She’s a great lawyer!

I am an attorney myself. I went to Jennifer and she was upfront and honest at every step. She was realistic with the evaluation of my case and clear about my rights. Her prices are fair and clearly stated. It’s been a pleasure letting her handle my divorce.

April 25, 2018 / Meghan

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Straight up

I had, what Mr. Bamieh explained to me, was a minor legal issue. And he made it clear I really didn't need to hire him for this matter. He was straightforward and up front about the whole matter. I could have been taken advantage of given my state of mind. But that isn't how he rolls. If I ever have need of a consultation with an attorney involving criminal issues Mr. Bamieh is who I'll call.

October 14, 2017 / Robert

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Best Lawyer We Could Have Hoped For!

A huge thank you to Mr. Bamieh for doing an absolutely wonderful job for my uncle on his case. What was a traumatic experience with the Ventura police (and their lack of competence) turned into a happy victory, with this lawyer. Being unfairly treated by law enforcement, and having his life almost torn apart by a DA who had never even met the person accusing him of completely unfounded events, my uncle was set back in so many ways. Mr. Bamieh understood the inner workings of the case, and was skillful in his handling of the case in the courtroom and outside of it as well. I recommend him to anyone in Ventura County looking for the best in the business. Thanks to him, my uncle got his life back!

September 19, 2017 / Elisabeth

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Very helpful consultation.

I was recommended to Ms. Yates for a family law issue I was experiencing. I needed clarification and what I thought could be representation. Ms. Yates met with me and I explained my situation. Ms. Yates was honest and explained what my options were. She explained that I could very simply file the paperwork myself if I chose to do so. I really appreciated her honesty. She followed up with me the following week to see if I had any further questions via email. I appreciated the follow up. I did have a question and she responded promptly. I would recommend Ms. Yates and will refer her to my family and friends

July 20, 2017 / Olga

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Outstanding Service!!

Let me tell you a true story about a law firm that literally saved my LIFE!! Just know I had a very serious situation based off of deception, but Attorney Danielle De Smeth wasn't deceived by the false allegations and represented me as if it was a personal case for herself. She is simply brilliant!! I can't begin to tell you how much stress was taken off my shoulders. I really felt like she was a true friend throughout this entire ordeal that took over 2 years to complete! I owe everything to her and I'm just happy I found a law firm that is honest, professional, tactful, and friendly! 10 stars to Attorney Danielle De Smeth and the entire staff!

July 18, 2017 / T. Rock

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Extremely honest amazing attorney

I spoke to Ms. Yates one time on the phone and hired her immediately. She is still working on my case, and she has been a pleasure to work with. She is extremely helpful and she knows what she is doing. Almost all of our communications have been through phone or email. Overall, I highly recommend Ms. Yates if you're looking for a hard working, and honest attorney for your case

May 19, 2017 / Danny

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Awesome attorney

I felt listened to and Jennifer made sure all of my questions were answered. She finished my case and it went very well in the best interest of the children. I highly recommend her. Thank you!

May 18, 2017 / Kim

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

100% Recommend Ms. De Smeth

Danielle and everyone at her firm were extremely helpful, knowledgeable, professional, and were great lawyers. They keep you informed on your case and are really concerned with your well being. I found Danielle to have the perfect amount of sensitivity to her clients needs, but an intelligent, not to be messed with lawyer. 100% would recommend and undoubtedly will be my lawyer in the future if any other problems arise. You will not regret hiring her as your attorney. Huge thanks to Danielle and her team!

November 3, 2016 / client

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Ventura's Best!!!!!

Ron represented me in a serious case that could have affected my whole family. I was so thankful he was able to win and have my case dismissed. He listened to me, believed in what I had to say, his office investigated the situation. He stood by me thru my situation and he also didn't bend when the prosecutors tried to offer us deals. I'm very thankful he was able to help me put that situation behind me. I would go to Ron again if I ever have to deal with a legal issue of any kind. I know his office will fight to help me to achieve the very best outcome they can

August 19, 2016 / Kristin

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Upfront and Honest

Mr. Bamieh has been there for me on four separate issues. My divorce, defense for my son, a personal issue, and custody related issues. Two of which I hired him and was pleased. On one occasion Ron was there for me for a consultation. I explained my situation, he listened and gave me recommendations in the direction which I should take. Ron was honest to advise me that I didn't need his representation for the custody issue. It was in my favor. I appreciated that he took the time to meet with me. I have recommended Ron to my friends as well.

June 1, 2016 / client

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Great Lawyer

My case was definitely unusual to say the least. Danielle handled it with ease. From law enforcement filing untruthful and bias declarations to the plaintiff perjuring herself repeatedly. The billing was spot on and more than fair. My hearing lasted less than 30 minutes and was dismissed. Had I not hired Danielle and the resources her firm has to offer, I would have not had the same outcome. She will be my attorney from here on out.

May 12, 2016 / Gage

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

100% Professional

Ms. De Smeth walked us through the legal process in an utterly professional and caring manner. Her assistance was focused, informative and resulted in charges being dropped. She followed up quickly regarding any additional questions we posed, to include her interactions with the full spectrum of the legal process. I would hire her in an instant to represent those closest to me.

March 15, 2016 / client

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

“Call Ron Bamieh” Was the Best Advice I Ever Received

Ron is the first and only lawyer my family will be calling if we ever find ourselves in a car accident, or in need for any other legal advice.

August 1, 2016 | Cheryl
Client’s rating: 5 of 5

The Lawyer

Ron Bamieh and Danielle De Smeth took my case and they were both good at keeping contact with me during the duration of the case. Ron always emailed me back so quickly reassuring any questions I had at any time. Danielle De Smeth who helped with the case was good at keeping me calm when I had my little freak out moments. All in all everything they said would happen happened. There were no surprises or disappointments.

October 9, 2015 / Miranda W

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Criminal Defense attorney

Ron Bamieh was the criminal defense attorney that my husband and I chose to defend him over some very serious charges. Ron was very forthcoming in what we should expect should we go to trial and the probable outcome. He was very thorough, a difficult adversary against the state, and we were altogether pleased with his knowledge and presentation of the case.

September 1, 2015 / Chris

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Your top defensive pick

For any criminal charge Ron Bamieh’s indepth knowledge of criminal law is unsurpassed. I observed him on my own case decimate the prosecutor in the opening five minutes. The prosecutor overly stated facts he claimed were on the record but were not after it was examined. He then went on to totally pick apart their supposed victim who now has become our best witness for the case. The man knows the law in the back of his head like an inborn compass. If you want to win go with Ron hands down!

September 1, 2015 / Ken

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Danielle got me a Civil Harassment Restraining Order

I called Danielle utterly lost at how to handle harassment I was personally faced with. At the time I did not know what was approachable with the law and what wasn't. She explained everything I needed to know and didn't know. She made herself available to listen, ask the right questions, and give me the next step to walk into. Throughout the whole process Danielle was efficient with her time, never left me waiting for any part of the process, and informed me with ample information on what was happening in the process. She fought for me the whole way through. Her ability to write is clear, precise, and very intelligent. She is organized and is 100% a team player and supportive. She was out of town for a week during the thick of this case and went the extra effort to keep me in touch with her co-worker asking if they would reach out to me to make sure all was going as planned. Danielle is intelligent, dedicated, approachable, and very hard working. She is a true professional in her field making leaps and bounds for people. She invites team work and has a strong but gentle nature. I would highly recommend her to anyone!

August 20, 2015 / Chelsea

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Wonderful job.

Jennifer was very professional, and compassionate. She kept me up to date on all aspects of my case. She was easy to reach by cell phone and email. Most of the paperwork was handled via email. She was by my side during court and after to explain to me the process that was needed. I would highly recommend her. You can count on Jennifer to do the right thing

June 4, 2015 / Sheree

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

You can count on Jennifer to do the right thing

Very thoughtful and aware, Ms. Yates will listen to everything that you want to say, will guide you in the most appropriate direction, and yet, still support your decisions, even if they don't follow her own direction. Ms. Yates will exercise all efforts to provide meaningful, accurate, and very decisive legal defense, even when circumstances are not favorable.
In my case, I had 2 other attorneys who were set in their ways and did not care to listen to my needs. I tried to do it alone; it did not work very well. Thankfully, Ms. Yates was able to get through most of my case, with sincerity and respect, against one of the toughest trial lawyers in family law. I do appreciate all her efforts and all those in her office.

May 28, 2015 / Raymond

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Excellent and trustworthy

Mr. Bamieh is an excellent lawyer and I have the upmost respect for him. He helped me out in the hard time I was going through and was very compassionate and I felt very confident that he did the best on my case. I would recommend him to anyone that wants to get the best result of their case. He is very knowledgeable and will not give you false hopes just the truth. Overall I was extremely happy with his services.

March 2, 2015 / Maxi-Yisel

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

An excellent lawyer!

Danielle helped me go through my divorce proceedings. She and her staff were very professional. Danielle was like a real friend and a great legal support. I totally recommend her.

January 26, 2015 / client

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Ms. Excellance

Danielle De Smeth has been very helpful every time I have called for info or help. She is very knowledgeable and did not hesitate to explain every step she was taking to help our case. Danielle would call and keep us informed of each procedure. I have recommended your office a few times. Keep up the good work.

January 21, 2015 / Fred

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

He is a Great Lawyer & You Won’t Find a Better One!

You won’t find a more trusted and competent lawyer to handle your needs.

Jan 20, 2014 | Leticia
Client’s rating: 5 of 5

Always Prepared & on Top of Everything

Ron took on my case, and stayed fully on top of it from beginning to end. He and his staff were always professionally prepared, and treated me as a friend. Ron follows up completely, and is willing to investigate alternative approaches as necessary.

Feb 20, 2014 | Gary
Client’s rating: 5 of 5

A True Advocate for His Clients

You will not find an attorney who will advocate for his clients more than Ron will. His experience in the District Attorneys office gives him an extraordinary background for advocating client’s best defenses.

Mar 20, 2014 | Lynn
Client’s rating: 5 of 5

Excellent is An Understatement

Ron Bamieh has exceeded my expectations as an attorney. I have a deep sense of gratitude towards Ron and his entire staff for the incredible amount of support I received during such a difficult and scary time in my life. I was always treated with the utmost respect and the office was very accommodating with my tight schedule. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you need legal representation your confidence should be in Ron Bamieh.

December 27, 2014 / client

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Most definitely recommend

I pray you are never in a situation where you need an attorney, but if you do, without a doubt Ron Bamieh is the attorney you want on your side. Very rare do I endorse or give recommendations, but in this case I must! Ron is light years ahead of other attorneys, in my opinion. His passion, persistence, and over all knowledge is extremely refreshing. After you meet with Ron and talk with him you will immediately sense a confidence (He does not lack confidence at all.) and a commitment that he will do everything humanly possible for you, his client. This is certainly what I experienced. Navigating through the maze of the legal world can be frustrating, having an attorney who understands, and who really cares about his clients makes all the difference in the world. I mean he really gets it. Ron will give you the facts, and he will give you the truth, but most important with Ron you get somebody who will treat you like a family member, meaning he will have your best interest in mind at all times. I rate his services as impeccable! Some attorneys do great… But Ron is a Great attorney! He is in your face, but he is definitely on your side!

December 23, 2014 / Alonzo

Client’s Rating: 5 of 5

Ron & His Staff Surpassed Our Expectations

Ron represented my son’s interest in a misdemeanor case thoroughly and with utter integrity. My son’s case was completely dismissed as a result of great strategy, communication and efficiency. Ron and his staff are excellent professionals who surpassed any expectations we had. They operate a highbrow law firm that has not lost touch with the common person.

Mar 20, 2013 | A Criminal Defense Client
Client’s rating: 5 of 5

Ron Delivers. Would Not go Anywhere Else.

Ron was straight forward and delivered beyond expectation. Thanks to go out to Ron and the entire staff.

Jul 21, 2013 | Lee, Criminal Defense Client
Client’s rating: 5 of 5

Highly Experienced & Focused Trial Lawyer

Mr. Bamieh has helped us with multiple serious felony issues. He is collaborative, open-minded, and HIGHLY experienced. His courtroom demeanor is what any defendant hopes for: unflappable, articulate, and laser-beam focused.

Nov 20, 2013 | Bob
Client’s rating: 5 of 5

Talented with Communication Skills

Danielle is talented with communications skills. Her attention to a legal situation is wide, and has the ability to use multiple avenues to achieve court case success.

September 23, 2013 / Duane

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