Santa Paula Times

Santa Paula’s Melissa Sayer selected for WEV’S Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award

“For more than 25 years, Sayer’s advice has helped businesses and entrepreneurs of all sizes thrive. After finishing first in her law school class at Santa Clara School of Law and working with some of the top firms in Silicon Valley and Ventura County, she launched Matilija Law, notes her website, “to deliver practical and thoughtful counsel in an efficient manner suited to the needs of a contemporary business.””

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Ventura County AG Week


It was a pleasure to be a “Berry Sponsor” for the Ventura County Ag Week Awards Luncheon, held at the Agricultural Museum today in Santa Paula. With annual crop sales totaling more than $2.1 Billion, Ventura County is a powerhouse in terms of crop production.  Farmers, agricultural entities, and water users are an important part of my practice. Honoring the work they do is what this week is all about and we are happy to be a part of it.

2019 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards

Melissa Sayer attended the 2019 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner and was featured as one of the 2019 Finalist recipients in the Professional Services category. Matilija Law would like to congratulate all of the women entrepreneurs honored.

SOE flyer 2019

Feature in Family Circle Magazine

I am pleased to see Family Circle Magazine adapt to the needs and concerns of working women.  In this month’s magazine featuring 26 practical tips for job success, I’m among the professional women interviewed  on “Tips for Career Success from A to Z”.   Even though my career is established and my kids are grown, I still discovered a few new ideas for myself.


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