Newman & Horton LLP | Attorneys at Law | Simi Valley, CA | Bios
Newman and Horton are able to provide a comprehensive level of representation for our clients’ specific needs. The ability to represent our clients in both their personal and professional lives creates a unified and tailored representation strategies. Supplementing our corporate law emphasis with the ability to handle related civil, family, criminal, estate planning, and administrative matters has set us apart from other boutique corporate law firms.
California Criminal defense attorney, Ventura County family law, Santa Barbara family law, Divorce mediation, DUI defense lawyer,
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Peter J. Horton

Peter J. Horton has been practicing law for more than 14 years within the areas of union labor negotiations, administrative and criminal defense, civil litigation, and class action lawsuits dealing with securities fraud.

Since forming Newman & Horton LLP, Mr. Horton’s primary practice focuses on litigation. He has obtained several million dollars in settlements and verdicts for Plaintiff’s employment, legal malpractice and contract litigation claims. Mr. Horton also defends his business clients in State and Federal court related to contract disputes and ADA Accessibility litigation.

Mr. Horton is licensed to practice law in California and is admitted to the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern District Courts He is a graduate of California Western School of Law.

Outside the courtroom, Mr. Horton enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters and faithful Labrador. Mr. Horton also volunteers his time managing girls youth softball.

Alex S. Newman

Alex S. Newman has been practicing law for more than fifteen years with broad experience in the areas of corporate law, trusts and estates, family law, taxation, and business transactions. A graduate of Boston College Law School, he maintains bar licenses in California, Louisiana, and Massachusetts and enjoys the challenges offered by practice in different jurisdictions. His sense of community is fulfilled through volunteering in the Ventura Family Law Self-Help Center and he also routinely provides pro bono service to lower income clients within the Ventura court system. A resident of Channel Islands Harbor, Mr. Newman is a life-long boating and diving enthusiast, a U.S. Coast Guard licensed Master 100 Gross Ton Captain, and an unapologetic diehard exotic and classic car owner and fanatic.