Thyne Taylor Fox Howard, LLP, formerly the Law Offices of John J. Thyne III, is located in Santa Barbara, CA. We are dedicated to professionalism and have represented thousands of clients in a broad array of legal matters.

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We believe that a good attorney-client relationship is one that is based upon mutual respect, trust and confidence. Clear, open and frequent communication is essential for clients to understand their legal matters and the legal services their attorneys provide. 

We strive to understand our clients’ needs and tailor our services accordingly. We know that our clients demand the highest quality legal representation and a fair price.

Meet Your Legal Team
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John J. Thyne III

Attorney / Partner

John has decades of experience in Real Estate & Civil Litigation. John is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and and is licensed to practice law in California, Oklahoma, and two Federal Courts.


Lacy L. Taylor

Attorney / Partner

Lacy is an accomplished civil litigator who has championed her clients’ actions successfully in an array of complex matters. Lacy is licensed to practice law in California.

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Justin D. Fox


Justin focuses his practice on Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts), Probate, Entertainment Law and other IP issues, Contracts, and Real Estate matters. Justin is licensed to practice law in California.


Jerry J. Howard


Over 20 years Jerry has gained valuable experience and expertise in defending corporations, insurance companies, and business entities in various legal matters. Jerry is licensed to practice law in California.


Adam T. Carralejo


Adam T. Carralejo is a trial attorney with broad expertise and a strong, ethical reputation. Balancing tenacity and determination toward opponents with empathy and understanding to clients.

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Ashley Franco


Ashley is another indisposable paralegal & notary supporting the  firm’s general operations, case management calendar, and trial preparation.


Maria L. Bueno


Maria is the firm’s chief litigation paralegal handling the firm’s case management and trial preparation.

Unless otherwise indicated, the attorneys listed on this website are not certified as specialists by the Oklahoma or California Board of Legal Specialization.

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