Christopher L. Beck

Christopher L. Beck, J.D.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Swenson Center, 239


Christopher Beck is a community leader who has worked in several roles representing government entities, most significantly as General Counsel for the Ventura Housing Authority. He has experience in administrative law and process; nonprofit law; litigation; Tort Claims Act; litigation; contracts; municipal and planning law; grand juries; public art contracting; Fair Housing Act claims and enforcement; Americans with Disabilities Act; and, other general legal fields. Christopher has interests in water and housing policy. 

In addition to service as legal counsel, he has also served as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Ventura and as a hearing officer for the County of Santa Barbara Housing Authority. Christopher has had articles published in the California Bar Association Monthly Journal and in Citations, the monthly publication of the Ventura County Bar Association.

In 2017, Christopher was humbled to be awarded the Verna Kagan award by the Ventura County Bar Association for his pro bono work. Christopher has also served as a board member on the Ventura Family YMCA, Step-Up Ventura, and Ventura County Legal Aid. 




California State University Northridge - BA Communication Studies 2006

Southwestern Law School - Juris Doctor 2011


California Bar Journal; Just a Paralegal - California Bar Journal May 2016

Citations; Ventura County Legal Aid Inc.; Available Cases and Highlights June 2016