Cristian Profile

Cristian R. Arrieta

Cristian R. Arrieta is managing partner with Lowthorp, Richards, McMillan, Miller & Templeman, APC., an Oxnard-based law firm that has served the central coast for more than 100 years.  Arrieta’s practice focuses on comprehensive estate planning and probate, as well as business representation and property law. His estate planning expertise spans both transactional and litigation services, including wills and trusts, domestic asset protection, guardianships and conservatorships, elder law, inheritance disputes, and business succession planning. 

An exceptional communicator, Arrieta is sought after for both his legal savvy and his commitment to keeping clients fully informed at each stage of a case or project. In business law he works with companies large and small, helping them with contracts, business disputes, intellectual property, succession planning, and commercial transactions. He also serves as general outside legal counsel to many of his business clients.

A cum laude graduate of CSU Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, Arrieta received his Juris Doctor degree, also with cum laude, from the California Western School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2005. He began his practice the same year.

In his spare time, Arrieta volunteers as a counselor for Women’s Economic Ventures, and at Senior Concerns, an adult daycare in Thousand Oaks. He is a graduate of the Ventura County Leadership Academy.

Practice Groups

  • Trusts & Estates
  • Business and Property, both transactional and litigation

Bar and Professional

  • CA State Bar
  • Managing Partner – Lowthorp Richards


  • Cum Laude graduate of California State University - Northridge – Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • California Western School of Law - JD


  • Ventura County Bar Association
  • Volunteer with the Ventura County chapter of SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business
  • Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV)
  • Senior Concerns in Thousand Oaks and Provisors
  • Other philanthropic activities include his serving as past Chairman of SCORE and Past President of the Camarillo Breakfast Rotary Club


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