Conrad B. Stephens

  • (805) 922-1951
  • conrad@stephensfirm.com

Mr. Stephens earned his Juris Doctor in 2009 from the University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Stephens served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Thomas A. Wiseman, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. Mr. Stephens also attended the Institute on International and Comparative Law at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland where he studied international negotiations and comparative civil rights. He also served as a client relations clerk and a law clerk at Robbins Umeda LLP. Mr. Stephens graduated cum laude from California State University, San Marcos in 2005, where he was named to the Dean’s List and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

Following law school, Mr. Stephens worked for Robbins Arroyo LLP in San Diego, California. Robbins Arroyo LLP is nationally recognized law firm known for its achievements on behalf of individual and institutional shareholders, and its work with clients across the United States and internationally to identify, evaluate, and litigate claims of corporate misconduct and fraud at the public companies in which they invest. While at Robbins Arroyo LLP, Mr. Stephens held corporations and their fiduciaries accountable when their misconduct harmed shareholders, employees, or consumers.

After practicing for four years with Robbins Arroyo LLP in San Diego, California, Mr. Stephens made the decision to return to the Central Coast where he partnered with his father, C. Kent Stephens, to form Stephens & Stephens LLP. Stephens & Stephens LLP focuses on a wide variety of transaction and civil litigation matters affecting businesses and individuals.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Contract Law
  • Real Estate
  • Business Formation
  • Business Counseling and Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Probate
  • Agriculture Law
  • Shareholder Derivative Actions
  • Securities Class Actions
  • -Securities Fraud
  • -Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Consumer Class Actions

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law (J.D. 2009)
  • California State University, San Marcos (B.A. 2005) (cum laude)

Bar Admission

  • California

Court Admissions

  • Superior Court of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Publications

  • George C. Aguilar and Conrad B. Stephens, Say-on-Pay and Rebutting the Business Judgment Rule, Insights: The Corporate & Securities Law Advisor, November 2011

Affiliations

  • California State Bar, Real Estate Law Section
  • California State Bar, Business Law Section
  • California State Bar, Trust and Estate Section
  • American Bar Association, Business Law section
  • Northern Santa Barbara County Bar Association
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association