We represent those committed to keeping their families together and defeating CPS.
We represent those committed to keeping their families together and defeating CPS.
At Vincent W. Davis & Associates we advocate vigorously for the rights of parents and guardians in Juvenile Dependency Court. In our offices, clients will find friendly, empathetic attorneys and support staff. We listen carefully to our clients’ needs and concerns, and always respond with candor and compassion. Our staff has extensive experience in practice areas that matter most to our clients throughout the Southern California metro region.
Our experience makes a vital difference
Our team and staff are led by experience. Vincent W. Davis, the founder and principal attorney of the firm, has more than 22 years of experience defending parents, grand parents, foster parents and other guardians against the claims of Child Protective Services (CPS) and the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). These legal battles take place in special courts called Juvenile Dependency courts where experience is mission-critical. These courts are not operated anything like a traditional courtroom.
In 2008, Mr. Davis graduated from the prestigious Trial Lawyers College. Mr. Davis was one of 50 lawyers selected nationwide to live, for 22 days, on Gerry Spence’s Thunderhead Ranch just outside of Dubois, Wyoming.
Vincent lived with and was taught by some of America’s greatest trial lawyers, judges and law professors. He learned, from their personal guidance, the winning dynamics and techniques of being a trial lawyer who represents real people. The Trial Lawyers College is dedicated to training and educating lawyers and judges who are committed to our legal system and to representing and obtaining justice for individuals; especially the poor, the injured, the forgotten, the voiceless and the defenseless, and to protecting the rights of such people from government oppression.
Trial Lawyers College – Thunderhead Ranch – Dubois, Wyoming
The Juvenile Dependency courts, in particular, are a mind-field of archaic procedures that are unfairly weighted toward the “state” leaving parents and guardians at the mercy of a big, oft-uncaring, system that will eat you up and spit you out – all the while your child is living and sleeping with utter strangers wondering when you’re coming to save them and bring them home to their familiar surroundings. We can help. From our six offices throughout the Greater Southern California area, Vincent and his hand-packed attorneys will work to find the creative, intelligent solutions you are counting on.
For a free initial consultation with the Offices of Vincent W. Davis & Associates, call Vincent personally, toll free, at 888-506-6810 or contact Vincent by e-mail. Our offices are open 9 am – 7 pm, Monday through Friday, and on weekends by appointment.
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Vincent W Davis, Esq.
Founder and Lead Attorney
Mr. Davis is the founder and lead attorney of the Law Offices of Vincent W. Davis & Associates. Since 1986, Mr Davis’ practice cover Juvenile Dependency Law and supporting law areas including: family law, probate, juvenile & adult criminal defense.
Mr. Davis and his associates ((some State Bar Certified “Specialists”) represent clients with companion issues to Juvenile Dependency such as divorce, child custody and visitation, child support and spousal support, domestic violence, paternity, adoption matters, and division of property.
A majority of the associate attorneys and staff members are bilingual and fluent in various languages such as Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese, Armenian, and Russian. Mr. Davis provides direct supervision to ten (10) associate attorneys in his firm.
Carol A. Baidas Esq.
Carol A. Baidas graduated from University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1986. Ms. Baidas received her Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University , Claude W. Petit School of Law in 1989. Ms. Baidas Was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in December 1989 and became an Assistant District Attorney in Scranton, Pennsylvania in January 1990. Ms. Baidas became a Deputy District Attorney in 1995 and became the Unit Head of the Lackawanna County District Attorney’s DUI Unit, Juvenile Division, and later the Domestic and Family Violence Unit. As a result of her tenure in the District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Baidas has extensive litigation experience. Ms. Baidas remained a Deputy District Attorney until relocating to California in 2006.
Ms. Baidas has authored Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Investigation curricula currently utilized by the Pennsylvania State Police Municipal Police Officer Academy. Ms. Baidas was an instructor in the Pennsylvania State Police Municipal Police Officer Academy specializing in criminal law, criminal procedure, child abuse, and search and seizure from 1989 to 2006.
Ms. Baidas was admitted to the California State Bar in May 2009.
Stephanie M Davis, Esq.
State Bar of California, 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1987
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 1987
U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
2013—Present Law Offices of Vincent W. Davis Arcadia, CA
Involved in all phases of litigation with an emphasis on juvenile dependency and delinquency trial and appellate cases.
1997–2013 Los Angeles Superior Court Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Superior Court Referee
Preside over trials and motions in Juvenile Court.
Monitor minors’ progress on probation through periodic court hearings.
Manage court calendar consisting of an average of 40 cases per day.
Supervise court staff.
2011-2013 Created and implemented a legal training program for probation officers with a juvenile delinquency assignment.
1993–2003 California Appellate Court
California Appellate Project Los Angeles, CA
Appellate Defenders, Inc. San Diego, CA
Sixth District Appellate Program San Jose, CA
Appointed by the California Court of Appeal to represent indigent parties in their appeals from decisions rendered by the juvenile dependency courts of the Second, Fourth and Sixth Appellate Districts.
1995–1997 Los Angeles Municipal Court Los Angeles, CA
Judge Pro Tem
Preside over unlawful detainer and traffic matters.
Manage court calendar consisting of an average of 30 cases per day.
Supervise court staff.
1989–1997 Davis & Davis Los Angeles, CA
Involved in all phases of litigation with an emphasis on juvenile dependency trial and appellate cases as well as personal injury, landlord-tenant, and family law.
Managed the daily functioning of the law firm.
Supervised law firm staff.
1986–1988 United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Los Angeles, CA
Involved in all phases of securities litigation including designing initial case strategy, implementing discovery plan, including taking depositions, formulating and drafting complaints, motions and opposition briefs.
Major cases involved insider trading and registration violations.
Slaveia Iankoulova, Esq.
Slaveia Iankoulova graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, with a minor in Human Rights in 2005. In 2009, Ms. Iankoulova received her Juris Doctorate from Western State University, College of Law in Fullerton, California. Ms. Iankoulova was admitted to the California State Bar in December, 2009 and has practiced in the areas of criminal law, civil litigation, and family law since then.
Denise received her bachelor of Law and Juris Doctorate at Western State University, Fullerton, CA, and was admitted to practice in 1995. She specializes in juvenile (dependency and delinquency), criminal and family law. Denise is the mother of two, the eldest is also an attorney practicing at the Riverside Public Defender's office. She also has two beautiful grandchildren. Attorney Adigun has a passion for justice and strives to ensure fair treatment for her clients
Daniel Sharpe is a litigation attorney with a background in civil rights issues. After obtaining his juris doctor from King Hall at the University of California, Davis School of Law, Mr. Sharpe went on to focus almost exclusively on case work involving police misconduct and employment discrimination. Currently, Mr. Sharpe handles civil rights cases of all types, including wrongful arrest, use of force, and abuse of power by government agencies.
Robert Granieri graduated from Whittier College of Law in 1971 and has practiced law for nearly forty five years. During this period, he practiced as a trial attorney for a mid-sized Pasadena Insurance Defense Firm. In the late 70’s and early 80’s, Bob was a Munincipal Court Commissioner in the Pasadena/Alhambra Judicial Districts. In the early 90’s, Bob was a Juvenile Court Referee in both Delinquency and Dependency Courts.
Presently, Bob’s expertise lies in handling Juvenile Dependency and civil litigation matters.
Aihui Su is a graduate of Santa Clara University, School of Law and started practice since 2014. She practices civil litigation of all types, including but not limited to employment law, wage and hour law, business disputes and personal injury tort law. She also practices probate law and has helped clients to probate several decedent estates as well as conservatorships and guardianships.
Mary J. Hanna
Attending the Honors Program there, Dan graduated cum laude from the University of Utah with two separate bachelor’s degrees, Economics and Philosophy. He then served in the Air Force National Guard and (in California) the Army National Guard. While attending law school at Western State University (now Thomas Jefferson), he worked as a real estate agent (and later, a broker). He has practiced law for over 39 years, and for the last few decades, almost entirely family law. He served two terms as President of a regional Chamber of Commerce, was a Lieutenant Governor of a regional Optimists Club district, was active with Kiwanis for a decade, and served a year as President of a mid-sized charitable organization. He has studied family law intensely, has litigated at trial and appellate levels, and concentrates entirely on family law.
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