Attorney Profile

Business lawyer, real estate lawyer and estate planning lawyer Kevin Dorhout was born in the Midwest where he learned the prized ethics of hard work, fairness and genuinely listening to the concerns of his clients when providing legal services.

Mr. Dorhout graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Santa Clara University with a degree in Political Science. It was during an internship with a Santa Clara County Supervisor’s Office that he learned the value and importance of local government, fair legal representation and the commitment to serve. Mr. Dorhout then went on to earn his Law Degree from Santa Clara University.

Mr. Dorhout started his legal career in the field of labor relations and employment relations. He moved to Ventura in 1995 where he started work at the District Attorney’s Office as an deputy district attorney evaluating and prosecuting misdemeanor trials, land use violations, public safety matters and fraud cases. After four years of valuable training and trial experience, Mr. Dorhout went into civil practice working at law firms in Oxnard, Ventura and Westlake Village where he represented clients in the areas of employment, business, real estate, estate planning and probate litigation. Mr. Dorhout, individually or as co-counsel, took civil matters to trial and succeeded in having cases dismissed through motions made to the court. In 2011, Mr. Dorhout opened his own practice.

Mr. Dorhout is a long-time resident of Thousand Oaks with his wife and their two children.

Presentations and Awards
2000-2001 Westlake Sunrise Rotary – Rookie of the Year
December 2003 Presentation – Computer Database Protection Act – Ventura County Bar CPA/Law Society
January/February 2012 – “Elder Scams” – Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST) of Senior Concerns
January 2012 – Simi Valley Senior Center Presentation on Financial Abuse
February 2016 – Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST) Regarding Competency

Ventura County Bar Association (1997 to present)
Los Angeles County Bar Association (2011 to present)
Ventura County Bar Association CPA/Law Society (1997 to 2012)
Greater Conejo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce (2011 to present)
Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce (2011 to present)
Simi Valley Community Foundation Board of Directors (2012 to present)
Adopt A Future Board of Directors (2012 to 2014)
Financial Abuse Specialist Team – Ventura County (2011 to present)
Westlake Sunrise Rotary (1998-2007)

State Bar of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Federal)
United States District (Federal) Court – Northern District of California
Central (Federal) District of California

Kevin L. Dorhout, Attorney at Law, APC serves the needs of Business, Real Estate, Family Law (Spousal/Child Support Modification, Visitation, Custody, Divorce), Estate Planning and Probate clients in Ventura County (Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Fillmore, Camarillo, Ventura, Oxnard, Oak Park, Santa Paula) and Los Angeles County in the west San Fernando Valley (Agoura, Calabasas, Hidden Valley, Oak Park, Van Nuys, West Hills, Northridge, Woodland Hills) and is located in Westlake Village. Please feel free to contact Mr. Dorhout to set up a free initial consultation.