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Practice Areas

Insurance Law

The attorneys at Slack & Associates have decades of experience in insurance coverage and defending all types of entities and individuals in litigation. We represent both insurers and policyholders in all matters of insurance litigation, including personal injury, property damage, bad faith, errors and omissions, directors and officers, and business tort. Our attorneys specialize in personal injury evaluation and insurance litigation. We have extensive experience handling complex cases involving excess exposure to our clients, wrongful death, and punitive damages.

In addition to representing insurers and policyholders in insurance litigation matters, we provide legal analysis and opinions and have assisted insurers in drafting policy language. Our attorneys have also been involved in shaping California insurance law by successfully litigating significant insurance cases through the appeals process, including the published case Allstate Insurance Co. v. Mercury Insurance Co. (2007) 65 Cal.Rptr.3d 451.

Appellate Law

Although most matters are resolved at or before trial, when your case requires the expertise for an appeal, the attorneys at Slack & Associates are prepared to handle the appeal from beginning to end. We understand that appeals require strategic thinking and sophisticated legal analysis. To those ends, the attorneys at Slack & Associates utilize exceptional brief writing with theme development and clear advocacy in plain language. Our firm couples decades of experience with exceptional training in appellate advocacy to pave the way to success. Knowing that appellate decisions not only affect the rights and liabilities of our clients, but also influence the rights and liabilities of future litigants, the attorneys at Slack & Associates appreciate the precedent-setting effect of our appellate work.

Personal Injury Law

The attorneys at Slack & Associates also represents those injured as a result of the negligence of others. With decades of trial experience and practice in the insurance industry, our attorneys are able to properly assess the value of your case and are skilled in taking the case through litigation and trial. We have handled a variety of personal injury matters, including automobile accidents, bus accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and falls, burn injuries, electrocution, dog bites, medical malpractice, workplace injury, and wrongful death–and we are ready to vigorously pursue full compensation of your injuries.

If you or someone you love has been injured or killed as a result of someone else’s actions, contact Slack & Associates for a free consultation.

Business & Commercial law

At Slack & Associates, we recognize that business and commercial issues involve not only legal analysis, but also consideration of our clients’ business goals and perspectives. Because of this understanding, we approach our business and commercial practice with a partnership mentality. Our goal is to do what is best for your business, and to help you decide what option best fits your goals by explaining the costs, risks, and time involved. Whether a nation-wide corporation or a family-owned small business, we are prepared to represent our clients’ business and commercial needs.


Chad M. Slack is a mediator and has served as a settlement officer in Ventura County Superior Court. He received a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University. Mr. Slack was nominated Ventura County Trial Lawyer of the year in 2013 and won the award in 2014.

Mr. Slack has obtained over 25 verdicts representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants at trial. He is the rare mediator who truly knows “both sides” and will strive to resolve your dispute with an unwavering work ethic.

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