Dien Le, an attorney with The Alvarez Firm, brings more than two decades of sophisticated business and civil litigation experience. His current practice primarily focuses on business, employment, and elder abuse litigation as well as disputes relating to probate, trust, and conservatorships.
Dien has represented clients including Fortune 500 companies, public utilities, property management entities, trade associations, and government agencies. Clients he has represented include Verizon, Blue Cross, Delta Dental, Credit Suisse First Boston, Broadspire Services, AstroCosmos Metallurgical, California Amplifier, National Stores, LB Property Management, and Oxnard Union High School District.
Dien represents clients in a wide range of disputes in state and federal courts throughout California, including those involving breach of contract claims, wrongful termination, wage/hour, theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, and fraud. He also advises clients on intellectual property matters, including registering trademarks and copyrights. Specific examples of his representation include:
Dien has longstanding passion for serving Ventura County. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Ventura County Legal Aid. He is the former President of the Ventura County Bar Association. During his tenure as President, Dien founded the Ventura County Diversity Bar Alliance. In 2012, he was honored to receive the Access to Justice Award from the Education Foundation of the Ventura County Mexican American Bar Association.
Dien is also the founder and former President of the Ventura County Asian American Bar Association, founded specifically to provide legal services to the Asian American community in Ventura County. Similarly, Dien served on the organizing committee of the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys.
Dien is a proud graduate of the Access & Fairness Leadership Academy, an opportunity offered to only twelve attorneys statewide by the State Bar of California, that provides leadership training to a select group of attorneys with diverse backgrounds in hopes of inspiring these attorneys to become leaders and serve their diverse communities.
Education and Admissions
Dien received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and his law degree from Loyola Law School. At UCLA, Dien received the Chancellor's Service Award honoring his significant contributions to UCLA and the surrounding Los Angeles community. While in law school, Dien served as the Executive Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, and was published – Note, Turner Broadcasting Sys., Inc. v. FCC: The Fate of “Must-Carry” Still Uncertain, 15 LOY. L.A. ENT. L.J. 445 (1995), reprinted in 18(I) PUB. UTIL. L. ANTHOLOGY 807 (1995).
Dien is admitted to the State Bar of California, all federal courts in California, and the United
States Supreme Court. Dien also served as Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals
for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco.
Dien was born in Saigon, Vietnam, and fled to the United States as a refugee at the age of four. He was raised in Ventura County, and currently lives in Thousand Oaks with his wife, Pauline. Outside of practicing law, Dien enjoys running half marathons, hiking, playing tennis, exploring new restaurants, and traveling the world.