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About Douglas

Doug Michie began his work life when he entered the military at age 17. After his honorable discharge from active duty he began college on the GI Bill, graduating from U.C. Davis with a B.S. in Biochemistry in June 1978. Doug was then accepted into the rigorous law program at Pepperdine University. There he received his J.D., cum laude, in December 1980. He immediately began a legal career which included serving as an in-house counsel for Travelers Insurance Company and as a deputy district attorney for the County of Los Angeles. Ultimately he established his own law firm in March 1988. Doug has extensive experience in legal matters and has represented thousands of clients. He has also worked on all nature of real estate matters, a background that is extremely helpful in working on matters involving real estate. He has earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, making him very knowledgeable regarding commercial and investment real estate. Recognizing the need for more diverse knowledge to better serve his clients, Doug took three years to complete additional professional studies. He began a full time master's degree program at Columbia University in New York in September 2000. He completed the program in May 2001. This was followed 16 months later at Texas A&M University where he earned his Ph.D. in Planning in August 2002. Meanwhile, in July 2002 he entered the highly rated M.B.A. program at the elite business school, IMD, in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he received his M.B.A. in November 2003. In 2006 Doug became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ as a means of better understanding financial issues regarding retirement assets and investments, Doug's MBA educational background, as well as his financial planning knowledge, enhance his understanding of investment and real property financial issues. Doug resides in the Oxnard Plain with his wife and children, where he is active in AYSO soccer, serving for the past 10 years as a referee and coach for age levels U8 to U12. He has served on the site council of Pierpont Elementary School, as a chamber member of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce and on the Board of Directors of the Capistrano Surfside Inn Timeshare Owners Association. He also served in the National Guard for over 20 years, ultimately retiring as a Captain in the California National Guard.

work Experience

Bodkin, McCarthy, Sargeant & Smith Jan. 1, 1981 - Jan. 1, 1982
Associate Attorney

Travelers Insurance Company Jan. 1, 1982 - Jan. 1, 1983

LA County District Attorney Jan. 1, 1983 - Jan. 1, 1984
Deputy District Attorney

David Schuman Law Offices Jan. 1, 1984 - Jan. 1, 1985
Trial Attorney

Fitzpatrick & Barbieri Jan. 1, 1986 - Jan. 1, 1988
Associate Attorney

Michie Law Firm Jan. 1, 1988 - Current

school Education

University of California - Davis - 1978
BS - Bachelor of Science

Pepperdine University School of Law - 1980
JD - Juris Doctor

Columbia University - 2001
MA - Masters

Texas A&M University - 2002
PhD - Doctorate

IMD Business School, University of Lausanne, Switzerland - 2003


Certification # 1333543
Chartered Life Underwriter

Certified Financial Planner
State Bar of California - Certified Specialist

Certififcation #12529
Certified Commercial Investment Member

JD awarded Cum Laude
Pepperdine University School of Law

American Jurisprudence


Board of Directors
Golden Bear Credit Union
1982 - 1985

Board of Directors
California Bear Credit Union
1984 - 1986

American Arbitration Association
1991 - 1995

Board of Directors
Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce
1991 - 1993

Ventura Chamber of Commerce
2006 - 2010

Board of Directors
Capistrano Surfside Inn HOA
2009 - 2015

2015 - 2016

State Bar of California
1981 - Current

Academy Member
Leadership Academy Ventura Chamber
2008 - Current

import_contactsPublished Works

Columbia University Master Thesis

A Comparison of State Statutory Law addressing the Placement of Manufactured Homes as Single family housing


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