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Daniel A. Higson
Phone: (805) 644-7111


Daniel A. Higson is a principal with Hathaway, Perrett, Webster, Powers, Chrisman & Gutierrez. He has practiced law in Ventura County for 45 years in the areas of Civil Litigation, Business Law, Trusts & Estates, Probate, and Personal Injury. However, his primary emphasis has been representing creditors and debtors in bankruptcy cases.

Daniel has practiced extensively in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, in the Santa Barbara, San Fernando Valley, Riverside and Santa Ana Divisions. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court, as well as the State Courts of California. He represents clients in the Superior Courts of Ventura, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. In 1983, he was admitted to the United States Supreme Court Bar.

In 2000 and for every five years thereafter, the State Bar of California has certified Daniel as a Bankruptcy Law Specialist. In 2007 and every five years thereafter, the American Board of Certification has also certified Daniel as a Bankruptcy Law Specialist.

Daniel Higson earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Redlands in 1970. Thereafter he served two years in the United States Army, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. Upon receiving his honorable discharge, Daniel worked for the IBM Corporation as a sales representative and attended night law school at University of LaVerne. In 1976, he earned his law degree from the University of LaVerne and was admitted to the State Bar in California.

Daniel is an active member of the Ventura County Bar Association, having served on its Board of Directors. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the California Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association.

Daniel and his wife, Deanna, have lived in Ojai for the past 37 years. They have four adult children and eleven grandchildren. Daniel is a member of the Ojai Presbyterian Church and has served on its Board of Elders. Daniel is a member of the Ventura Yacht Club, where he enjoys racing sail boats.