Professional Experience

Barbara Ferris serves as Of Counsel to Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill. She supports the Firm’s attorneys on most areas of municipal law, including the Brown Act, public records, and conflicts. Ms. Ferris has experience in entertainment-related issues, having lead a non-profit theater company for 20 years.  She also served as in-house counsel for Interview Magazine, a subsidiary of Andy Warhol Enterprises, Inc. Prior to joining the Firm,  Ms. Ferris’ practice was focused on criminal appellate work with the California Appellate Project.  She is married with three children.

Admissions & Associations

  • State Bar of California (1985)
  • United States District Court, Central District of California (1986)

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