Associate, Ferguson Case Orr Paterson, LLP

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson, LLP

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson is a full-service law firm located in Ventura, California, with 13 practice groups to meet the diverse needs of its clients. With approximately 30 attorneys, it is also the largest law firm in Ventura County.

Joanna Orr’s practice focuses on taxation, with an emphasis on business transactions, nonprofit organizations, estate planning and real estate. An AV-rated attorney and member of the State Bar of California since 2003, Joanna also teaches Business Law at CSUCI.

Joanna earned her law degree from the King Hall School of Law at the University of California, Davis. During law school, Joanna interned at the Franchise Tax Board, where she gained valuable insight into California taxation. Joanna then obtained her Master of Laws in Taxation at Georgetown University, where she wrote her graduate thesis on state taxation of gambling and Indian gaming in California. Earlier in her academic career, Joanna spent a year studying African political and economic development at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

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