Senior Attorney

Vern is the managing attorney for The Bloom Firm and a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California since 2004. He is a graduate of Southwestern University School of Law where he participated on the Trial Advocacy Team, the Honors Negotiation Team, and won the Wildman Scholarship.

Vern operated his own law firm for almost 20 years before joining The Bloom Firm in 2015. He has decades of civil litigation and trial experience in complex family law, bankruptcy and general litigation cases all over the State of California. Vern handles all types of family law cases including paternity, divorce, support, property divisions involving multi-million dollar estates, and highly contested custody trials. He often works with celebrities and professional athletes in divorce, custody, and domestic violence cases, protecting privacy and utilizing the media for is client’s benefit. He represents clients in domestic violence cases in both family law and criminal courts.

Vern supervises our sexual harassment and sexual assault pre-litigation cases and is passionate about standing up for and protecting victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault and abuse.

Vern likes to research and write on complex legal matters. He really enjoys fighting for his clients to protect their rights. His goal is to provide excellent legal advice and aggressive legal representation.

Vern is admitted to the Easten, Central and Southern Districts of the U.S. Ninth Circuit, in addition to his California and Texas Bar memberships. He also participates and maintains membership in various local bar associations.

Vern is very competitive and enjoys racing his road and mountain bikes. He has four daughters and two grandchildren. He and his lovely wife enjoy spending time together, especially when they tour the country on his Harley.