R. About the Authors

Roger Lampkin

Roger Lampkin earned his bachelor degree from University of Texas at Austin.  His Juris Doctor degree is from South Texas College of Law where he was editor of the Law Review, and where he was an adjunct professor after graduation.  Mr. Lampkin became an attorney in Texas in 1973 and in California in 1984.  He has published various award winning articles.  After coming to California, he was an adjunct professor in a California law school and taught a legally orientated course at California State University.

From 1973 to 1987, Mr. Lampkin was in the legal department of major oil companies supervising outside counsel in substantial litigation.  He entered private practice in 1987 and has offices in Bakersfield and Taft.  He is licensed to practice in Texas, California, and Federal Courts.  His successful representation of thousands of clients has included extensive trial experience; where he learned the importance of pretrial motions and became highly skilled at preparing and arguing all necessary and essential motions.  A trial may be won or lost at the motions stage, when the “ground rules” for the conduct of trial are set.


Anthony Bryan

Mr. Bryan is an attorney who received his bachelor degree from San Francisco State University and his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School.

He is an author of Sex Registration Guidebook, and he has been successfully representing criminal defendants for over forty years.  Mr. Bryan has also been a city prosecutor, so he knows how things work on both sides of a case.

Mr. Bryan received his Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps in 1965, and is also a former firefighter with the United States Forest Service. Mr. Bryan was once described by the Bakersfield Californian as the “Courtroom Tornado,” and he was the winner of the 2003 Atticus Finch Award for “unwavering commitment to his clients and the law.” He is highly skilled in criminal defense, and has been appointed by the court on dozens of death penalty cases. When a defendant’s life is on the line, courts and clients trust Mr. Bryan.


Victor VeVea, Editor of this Book and Author of the First Edition of this Book

Victor VeVea received his bachelor’s degree in Math and Computer Science from Cal State Bakersfield.  He became interested in law when he was falsely accused, but he was able to prove his own innocence in court.  He got his Bachelor of Law and Juris Doctor degrees from Northwestern California University School of Law before passing the California Bar on the first attempt.

He is an author of multiple book titles, including three editions of California Criminal Defense Motions in Limine, the Sex Registration Guidebook, the first edition of Handbook for the Accused, Robinson Crusoe: Mentalist Edition, Criminal Defense Guide to Facebook, and multiple articles.

United States District Court Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill described Mr. VeVea as “extraordinarily bright person, and… an intellectual vigilante.”  Despite such glowing praise, Mr. VeVea does not practice law; instead, he devotes his time to volunteer work, scholarly endeavors, helping others who have been falsely accused, and assisting practicing attorneys on the most difficult cases.

Mr. VeVea volunteers his time organizing free legal help classes and clinics, and he maintains multiple web sites that have free help and information for litigants.

He can be reached through his web page www.661Justice.com or by phone 661Justice (587-8423).