Ms. Jarvis

Meet The Lawyer

Ms. Jarvis

Vanessa Jarvis

Costa Mesa, California

866-545-2415 / (714) 462-8376


Ms. Jarvis is an experienced trial attorney who has been representing clients at hearings and in trials for 20 years. Vanessa has tried cases representing both plaintiff and defendant in state court, federal court, as well as before numerous state agencies. Ms. Jarvis also has experience handling appeals before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and has several reported cases.

Over the years, Ms. Jarvis has honed her skills as a zealous advocate for her clients. She has experience in many subject areas including personal injury, product liability/toxic tort, employment law, special education, civil rights and federal appeals.

She has experience handling a wide variety of employment related matters including representing workers before the California Labor Board in wage and hour matters, representing clients in whistleblower actions, Title VII race discrimination cases in Federal court, as well as cases involving the violation of rights under the Family Medical Leave Act.

Ms. Jarvis obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree from UCLA and her law degree from Western State College of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law – Employee
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage & Hour Laws – Employee
  • Wrongful Termination – Employee

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1991


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    J.D. cum laude – 1990
    Honors: Dean’s Scholar, 1987-1990
  • Law Review: Southwestern Law Review, Editor, 1989 – 1990
    University of California, Los Angeles, California
    B.A. – 1982

Honors and Awards

  • Named a “Southern California Super Lawyer” in Employment Law since 2009

Professional Associations
and Memberships

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Litigation and Employment Law sections of the American Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court, Arbitration and Mediation Panel Member
  • California State Bar Convention representing the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Annual Delegate

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