Venetia Byars



Ms. Byars joined the firm in 2021 as an associate in the firm’s Southern California office. Prior to joining Law Offices of Stephenson, Acquisto & Colman, Ms. Byars worked for a small boutique law firm as the lead trial attorney. Her work involved insurance contract defense, personal injury, breach of contract and insurance coverage litigation. At Santa Clara University, Ms. Byars took part in a study abroad program to learn about international law.

Ms. Byars enjoys reading, international travel, fitness, and horror movies.


J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, 2018
B.S., University of Kentucky, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2019
  • Minnesota, 2021
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2020

Professional Memberships

  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

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